Online Music Activities

Palm Beach Symphony invites you to explore free online music education activities that are suitable for all ages provided by partner organizations.

ENGAGE: Music Adventures for Students

Kidzone by New York Philharmonic

DSO Kids by Dallas Symphony Orchestra

The Children’s Music Network

Pigeon Guided Tour of The Kennedy Center (mobile phone app)

Carnegie Hall Listening Adventures

World Music by Daria – activities/crafts, instruments, video, etc.

Little Kids Rock – learn a song, take a lesson, practice

My Cleveland Orchestra Coloring Book

Video Rhythm Lessons for young students

EDUCATE: Explore, Practice and Learn

Khan Academy – instruments of the orchestra (interview and demonstration) and masterpieces old and new (history and analysis by Gerard Schwarz and others)

Khan Academy – Notes and rhythm, and Reading music by Gerard Schwarz

Music Theory and Ear Training – tutorials and exercises

Music Tech Teacher – quizzes, games, worksheets, and music theory

Variation Playground – exploring form, excerpts, and composition

Khan Academy – band instrument video lessons by All-Star Orchestra musicians on woodwinds, brass, percussion, and auditioning

All-Star Orchestra – Conducting Lessons with Gerard Schwarz “Behind the Baton”

Music Theory - lessons, exercises, and tools

Rhythm Trainer - a free, Flash-based program for learning and practicing rhythm.

ENTERTAIN: Watch, Listen, and Do

All-Star Orchestra –classical favorites and new American works conducted and with commentary by Gerard Schwarz and others

THE CSO Music Hall – virtual tour of Cincinnati Music Hall

St Louis Symphony Orchestra – virtual tour of Powell Hall and “I Spy” game

London Symphony Orchestra – explore the orchestra (instruments, biographies,) sit in any section during a live performance, and listen to a masterclass

London Symphony Orchestra – live performances

Kennedy Center - various performances

National Symphony Orchestra – performances and more

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center – watch and listen to live performances

Music Resources for Teachers:

National Association for Music Education

CPALMS – Music

National Core Arts Standards

Music-In-Education National Consortium @ the Metropolitan Opera Guild

National Education Association, Arts Across the Curriculum

Partnership for 21st Century Learning

Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education

The Kennedy Center

ArtsEdge at The Kennedy Center

Mrs. Miracles Music Room blog and Music Lessons during School Closures

Music activity sheets

Download activity sheets that can be used for at home family projects and individual music learning.

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