Category Archives: Music Education

Ghanaian Dance-Drumming in the Music Classroom

Background In the summer of 2008, I had the opportunity to travel to the village of Dagbamete, Ghana to study music. As a percussionist, I couldn’t ignore this chance. This was a three-week study abroad course through SUNY Potsdam. During … Continue reading

Music Education

Easy Computer Music Programming with Scratch

This presentation was given at the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Winter Conference on December 5, 2015. These slides, along with examples of student work, were presented to an audience of public and private music teachers from around … Continue reading

Music Education

Incorporating Technology in Your Middle School Music Curriculum

This presentation was given at the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Winter Conference on December 4, 2015. These slides, along with examples of student work, were presented to an audience of public and private music teachers from around … Continue reading

Music Education