Music can change the world because it can change people. (Bono)
The ability to perform music gives great joy and satisfaction in expressing ourselves through music and other mediums. Self confidence and self awareness are characteristics associated with performance and are essential in a child's development. Performing by singing, dancing or playing an instrument gives us unlimited possibilites of personal expression. Performance opens the door for creativity and exploration through music. The lesson plans below are performance based activities you may use in your classroom.
Using a decibel meter to learn dynamics. (P. Rumbley)
Chord building in the daily warmup (C. Hassell)