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Blog posts : "general music"

Minnesota Orff Chapter Report

by Sarah Hruska-Olson Olson.Sarah@MacPhail.org

Orff w/ parachute 6Our local Twin Cities Orff Schulwerk chapter is an inspiring, economical, and practical source of professional development for K-8 general music teachers.  Participants include music education students, beginning teachers, experienced teachers, and mus…

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What I Should Have Done on My Summer Vacation

by David Birrow Birrow.David@MacPhail.org

BooksWhen I was a kid, I always dreaded the last few weeks and days of summer vacation before school started. That dread was most likely linked to the transition and change involved in switching from the autonomy of summer vacation to the school year, where you …

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The Orchestra … why yes, there’s an app for that too!

by Jon Iverson Iverson.Jon@macphail.org

I wanted to blog about a very exciting new app for iPad and iPad Mini in the Apple AppStore that I want to share with everyone. It’s simply called, “The Orchestra” and was just released this past week.

The Orchestra app is hands down one of the most…

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