LESSON PLANS AND MUSIC TUTORIALS
ARTIST TUTORIALS: Kenny Foster | Lindsay Ell | Ashley McBryde
TEACHER LESSON PLANS: Band | Choral | General | Jazz | Music Technology
CMA FOUNDATION x KENNY FOSTER SONGWRITING WORKSHOP
Join singer-songwriter Kenny Foster and students from our partners at the Harmony Project in Los Angeles for a five-part songwriting workshop that takes you through the basics of how to write a song!
Download Episode 1 Lesson Plan
Download Episode 2 Lesson Plan
Download Episode 3 Lesson Plan
Download Episode 4 Lesson Plan
Download Episode 5 Lesson Plan
HOW TO RESTRING AND TUNE YOUR GUITAR WITH LINDSAY ELL
Join Country Music Star and Artist Ambassador Lindsay Ell as she teaches you how to restring and tune your guitar!WATCH HERE
Ashley McBryde Teaches Lesson Plan on Building the Major Scale
CMA Foundation Artist Ambassador, Ashley McBryde, takes student-musicians through a lesson that includes building a major scale, understanding good tone quality, using Solfege as instrumentalists, singing what you play, and recovering from minor mistakes.
Printable Lesson Plan
Scale Spell + B-Flat Worksheet
B-Flat Worksheet with Answer Key
Band Lesson Plans
Get your favorite song ready – because Dr. Earvin is teaching us how to take attendance in a fun and interactive way with music students! Kick off your music classes with this quick activity to get your students engaged and ready to learn.
To see Dr. Earvin’s attendance check lesson and other full-length lesson plan videos, click the link below!
Printable Attendance Check LessonBAND LESSON VIDEOS
Choral Lesson Plans
Warm up those vocal chords by singing along with Dr. Fox! Will you sing your name for us in major chord or minor chord? Start by pressing play now!
To see Dr. Fox’s interval chord identification lesson and other full-length lesson plan videos, click the link below!
Printable Interval Chord Identification LessonCHORAL LESSON VIDEOS
Text + Video Choral Lesson Plans
Elementary General Music Lesson Plans
Put your heart into creating music making lessons with those elementary students of yours by following along with Dr. Campbell! Your students will be feeling “pumped” and ready to learn more after this lesson!
To see Dr. Campbell’s Rhythm lesson and other full-length lesson plan videos, click the link below!
Printable Rhythm Review Lesson
6-12 General Music Lesson Plans
If you could create a soundtrack to your life – what songs would you include? A song from the year you were born? Your guardian’s favorite tune? Something from your favorite movie? The possibilities are endless! Dr. Robinson walks us through creating a soundtrack for YOUR life.
To see Dr. Robinson’s “Soundtrack of your life” lesson and other full-length lesson plan videos, click the link below!
Printable Soundtrack of your Life Lesson
Jazz Lesson Plans
Students will be feeling the rhythm after this fun and interactive lesson with Mr. Diaz! From instruments to arms – he will show you how to make this work from home or in the classroom those first few weeks of school.
To see Mr. Diaz’s 8th note articulation lesson and other full-length lesson plan videos, click the link below!
Printable 8th Note Articulation LessonJAZZ LESSON VIDEOS
Music Technology Lesson Plans
Did you know: music is just organized sounds? Think about the sounds you hear every day … pots clanging, birds chirping – what do you hear? Mr. Finney shows us how to build and plan out music from our every day sounds!
To see Mr. Finney’s Music and Technology 101 lesson and other full-length lesson plan videos, click the link below!
Printable Music and Technology 101 LessonMUSIC TECHNOLOGY LESSON VIDEOS