Musical Instrument Course & Notebooking Pages
Video Lessons plus over 228 notebooking pages for musical instruments from around the world.
The Musical Instrument Course and Notebooking Pages
contains video lessons for learning about the main instruments families of the orchestra
and a PDF download of 228 different musical instruments from around the world.
The Video Lessons:
Learn about these instrument families through video lessons interacting with the musicians.
Includes a printable pack for each instrument family!
The Notebooking Pages:
A black and white drawing of the instrument is on half of the sheet and can be used for coloring. The other side has lines so the student can write about the instrument.
Suggestions for what to write include:
- Where the instrument is from (country, region, etc.)
- What instrument family it's in (brass, percussion, keyboard, string, or woodwind)
- What style of music it usually plays (classical, marching band, bluegrass, rock, folk, etc.), and
- Some famous musicians who play that instrument.
- What piece or song did you listen to that the instrument played and what did you think of it?
Here are a few of the instruments included:
- Japanese Sanshin
- Native American Frame Drum
- Chinese Erhu
- French Horn
- Kazazh Dombra
- Guiro & Frog Guiro
- Baritone Saxophone
- Korean Hum
- Hammered Dulcimer
- Indian Nadaswaram
- Maltese Zaqq
Gena Mayo is a homeschooling mom of 8 who has been teaching music in various forms for 30 years. She has a Bachelors degree in Music Education and a Masters degree in Vocal Pedagogy (teaching voice lessons). It has been her joy to teach elementary and junior high choir, high school voice classes, private voice lessons for teens through adults, early childhood music and movement classes (babies through preschool), elementary general music, and music appreciation for elementary through high school. But, her favorite music teaching experience has been as musical director for stage musicals such as Seussical, Shrek, Singing in the Rain, Newsies, and Beauty and the Beast. It is Gena's desire to help all homeschoolers easily include music in their homeschools!
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