ERIC Number: ED256698
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Sep
Teachers' Guide and Program Notes for Youth Symphony Concerts Grades K-3. Honolulu Symphony, 1983-84 Season.
These resources and activities are intended to introduce primary school children to and help them enjoy and appreciate the children's concerts sponsored by the Honolulu Symphony. The guide is for the symphony program, "It's Circus Time," for children in grades K-3. The instruments used by the symphony are outlined, and pre- and post-teaching activities and print and nonprint resources that can be used to teach the children about the instruments are suggested. The orchestra "warm up" and the roles of the concertmaster and conductor are described. Teaching suggestions are made concerning concert manners. General guidelines for teaching listening-to-music skills are presented. A map of the concert theatre and the concert program are provided. Musical elements are discussed and methods for teaching about them are suggested. Background information on and learning activities concerning the concert music to be played are provided. The program includes music by Toch, Rimsky-Korsakoff, Slonimsky, Nelson, Saint-Saens, Kabalevsky, and Fucik. (RM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Hawaii State Dept. of Education, Honolulu. Office of Instructional Services.