Teaching Recorder in the Music Classroom
Published by MENC:
(The National Assocation for Music Education )
A practical 119 page text, with a major chapter on using the Recorder in the Orff Classroom by Konnie Saliba, nationally and internationally known Orff clinician. Musical examples and songs of a multicultural nature are included, as are exercises and techniques for working with the Orff approach.This book is developed as a quickly accessible "guide to use" that provides the busy teacher, in an interesting and highly readable manner, with aspects of recorder playing /teaching that are not covered in presently available methods. A few of the myriad topics include:
Availability:Order through: MENC at
1806 Robert Fulton Drive, Reston VA 20191. Telephone orders: 800-828-0229.
http://www.menc.org/ Price: $12.00-
Fred Kersten's articles on Recorder have been featured in American Recorder Teaching Music, PMEAnews , and General Music Today. His study of recorder has been at Indiana University and Long Island Recorder Festival. He has Orff training and is a veteran of many years of successful public school K-12 vocal music teaching. He wrote this practical book based on many years of teaching recorder to children and college students with an intense desire to help music teachers raise the quality of teaching and performance of recorder in the public schools.
Fred will be happy to answer questions via email about the book, or provide any recorder information that would be helpful for teaching your students. His web page is devoted to the recorder. Stop by and visit!