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Music Therapy

Music Therapy It is not my intention to discuss or promote assessment and false labeling of a child’s progress in music class. Dr. Edwin Gordon has conducted extensive research in the assessment of the musical aptitude of the young child, has designed assessment testing tools, and has written extensively as to the merit of testing […]

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Instruments of the Orchestra

Orchestral Instruments Making music is fun and mankind has been making music together for a very long time. In the past 400 years groups of musicians have grown to play the many musical forms composed during this time. The largest group of musicians who perform classical music is called the orchestra and its full rich […]

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Composers

Lives of the Composers The following history of composers and their lives is a very brief summary of the key composers from the 17th century to the present day, and presented in a manner appropriate to the young child. There are many books available on the lives of composers written for children in a story […]

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Montessori Mozarts Curriculum

Montessori Mozarts Curriculum “The secret of good teaching is to regard the child’s intelligence as a fertile field in which seeds may be sown, to grow under the heat of flaming imagination.” M. Montessori A well documented program demonstrating the need for music to be treated as a basic and integral part of every young […]

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The Musically Prepared Montessori Educator

THE MUSICALLY PREPARED MONTESSORI EDUCATOR “The Educator must have faith that the child will reveal himself through work.” – M. Montessori My motivation for creating this music program was to assist the Montessori educator in teaching music. With appropriate training and practice in teaching the basic principles of music the non-musician can once again gain […]

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Montessori Musical Environment

THE MONTESSORI MUSICAL ENVIRONMENT “The child can only develop by means of experience in his environment.” – M. Montessori Montessori Mozarts In the Montessori classroom the child learns to feel safe and secure, and only then is he free to explore all the wonders of his self and surrounding world. When the child learns to […]

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Introduction

“Much has yet to be accomplished but the contribution we are already able to give fills us with hope and certainty and with a deep sense of responsibility towards the world of the future which so very largely depends upon the realization and promotion of these truths which are the secret of childhood”.  – M. […]