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Music Websites/Resources below!
Music Websites/Resources below!
Essential Elements Interactive
Your Essential Elements music ONLINE...anywhere, anytime, and on any device.
Online Music Studio with on-screen music (several accompaniments, record selves and share, and many practice tools) and additional resources (videos, sheet music, and links) to make learning more fun!
Students login using their lesson book code then it's interactive fun with their instrument. You can download the app and play and learn ANYWHERE!!
*Visit the Mrs. McCoy's Musicians Only page for directions on how to create your account.
Games, music, classroom activities, and information about going to the symphony. Games include Beethoven Baseball, Music Match, Picture Paint and MUCH more. Learn about the instruments, the orchestra, the musicians and the composers. Enjoy!
Speed note reading tutor
Get faster at your note reading. All sorts of levels, so go...challenge yourself!
Name that note
Play this fantastic game to learn the notes on a musical stave. How many points will you score?
Drum Corps on stage!! watch the videos highlighted below for drumlines, color guard and brass.
"Battery Battle" Percussion
"Simple Gifts" Full Ensemble
"Color Wheel" Color Guard
"Land of Make Believe" Full
"Split Complimentaries" Brass
Select Countdown and set the time for either your 15 minute practice session or your Flash Card countdown. Click on the picture for the link or use the stopwatch on the side.
Use the practice tool, called the Metronome, to help you keep a steady tempo during your practice session. Click picture for link or use it right here.
Teaches the instruments of the orchestra, the basics of reading music, and has an online radio to listen to some classical music's greatest hits. Tune in!
Sphinx Kids is an extension of the Sphinx Organization's Classical Connections program, which brings classical music into underserved schools nationwide. The creation of the site was sponsored by an SBC Excelerator Grant. Sphinx Kids contains interactive games and videos from the Sphinx Classical Connections CD-Rom as well as from the New York Philharmonic's KidZone website. Special thanks go to the New York Philharmonic and their Educational Department for sharing their technology!
Central Winds is a professional Wind Ensemble made up of Professional performers and educators. This ensemble rehearses in the Central New York area, yet performs and runs workshops in many venues, including colleges, state festivals and has even had the opportunity to perform at Midwest Band Clinic in Chicago, IL. Venture to this website and listen to their music. By the way, I am honored to be a participant of this ensemble for over 15 years, so be sure to listen for the French Horn section.
Click to watch Central Winds, with Mrs. McCoy, while at Midwest Band/Orchestra Clinic perform Asphalt Cocktail in Chicago.
Click to watch Cental Winds, with Mrs. McCoy, perform Romany Life from Fortune Teller while at Midwest Band/Orchestra Clinic in Chicago.
The Syracuse University Brass Ensemble (SUBE) is a group of 35 professional-level brass and percussion musicians; members include Syracuse University faculty, staff and students, the State University of New York Upstate Medical University faculty and staff, and accomplished musicians from Upstate New York communities. The group is directed by James T. Spencer.
Another FUN orchestral website. Enjoy your adventure with the New York Philharmonic!
With an international reputation as one of the most popular brass ensembles today, Canadian Brass has truly earned the distinction of “the world’s most famous brass group.” Stop and visit the Canadian Brass. Listen to their music and check out their crazy, brassy quirkiness that makes them so famous...and loved!
Dorian wind quintet
Recognized by critics, audiences, and professional musicians alike for its uniquely polished and passionate performances, The Dorian Wind Quintet is known worldwide as one of chamber music’s preeminent and longest continuously-active ensembles. The Quintet has literally been around the world – concertizing in 49 of the 50 United States and Canada, touring Europe eighteen times, and playing throughout the Middle East, India, Africa and Asia.
Our very own, Symphoria, is composed of a diverse group of talented musicians hailing from all across the globe, bringing with them a breadth of musical talent that extends far beyond the Syracuse community.
Coming soon to SCSD: Quaver Music is the world leader in General music education for grades Pre-K to 8. General music is their sole focus.