by Heather MacLean

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 9/26/2017

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 202
ISBN : 9781504351584
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x11
Page Count : 202
ISBN : 9781504351577

About the Book

This book is about teaching the joy and understanding of classical music to young children. It is about enhancing intelligence and building self-confidence through music. It is about leading the child into a journey of self-discovery and many joyful experiences, through music, that should last a lifetime. The book is full of practical ideas, methods, techniques, and lesson plans for school teachers, parents, hospital caregivers, and musicians at every level who could obtain wonderful results through teaching, sharing, and living this timeless art. It is aimed at finding a way to retain this beautiful art in our education system. It is aimed at possibly creating loving work for parents, grandparents, caregivers, and young students. It is aimed at spreading love and communication through an art that has been around for centuries and is so readily available to all through modern technology. It is aimed at teaching the world to sing, love, laugh, communicate, and play … through classical music! This book addresses the concepts, theories, and performance aspects of music, like many other books written, but with detailed lesson plans and stories so a person, with a short course of music training, could get straight to work and start teaching a music class. The book is written with step-by-step processes that are fun for children. The activities and ideas in this book have been practised with countless children by the author for the past twenty-two years.

About the Author

Canadian author, Heather MacLean, was born in South Africa. After completing her studies in music education, she proceeded to London, England, to study opera, classical singing, piano, and drama at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She also continued her studies at the MOZARTUEM, Salzburg, through generous sponsorship from the Strauss Foundation, Edmonton, Canada.