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Nashville Symphony YPC - February

Oh my gosh! As I'm planning for this next performance I am blown away at how awesome this performance will be!

IF YOU ARE A HOMESCHOOLER YOU MUST DOWNLOAD YOUR LESSON PLANS!!!

The symphony sent out a zip file in December with all the lessons. (Search your e-mail for "The Conductor’s Spellbook" For copyright purposes I will not share the files here on the blog. (They are also not listed on the Nashville Symphony website and direct you to your email.) The artwork is just gorgeous and I can't wait to print them off and keep them for reference in music lessons!

The main idea is to be familiar with the 4 families of instruments in the orchestra (strings, brass, woodwind, percussion.) Understanding how each family makes a sound (vibration) and how to conduct the steady beat are introduced in the preparatory lessons. The final objective of the lesson plan is to understand concert etiquette for the visit to the symphony!

These are wonderful topics to become familiar before t…

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