Educational Resources

    Here are links to some useful education resources available on the internet.

    Community Music Schools in the United States offering instruction in Early Music

    If you are looking for instruction in early music for yourself or your child, a community music school might be a good place to start. Click here for a listing, by state, of schools offering lessons on early instruments, early music ensembles, or classes on early music topics.


    Medieval and Renaissance Music

    An Introduction to Medieval Music (Teacher’s Guide)
    by the Toronto Consort

    Learning Materials
    articles and sound files of special interest to students, scholars, and educators 
    by The Boston Camerata

    Instruments & Music Story Tellers
    by Piffaro, the Renaissance Band

    Baroque and Classical Music

    Teacher Study Guides
    by Tafelmusik

    Documents of Interest
    Various essays on the subject of continuo for lutes and other plucked strings
    by New York Continuo Collective

    Jefferson’s Music
    an introduction to the musical interests of Thomas Jefferson and the music he collected and performed with his family and friends
    by Musicians of the Old Post Road

    The Instruments of Early Music
    Click here for Instructional Videos on How to Play the Recorder.
    Click here for Instructional/Informational Videos on the Viola da Gamba.

    Resources for Teaching Artists

    Association of Teaching Artists
    a non-profit professional association whose mission is to advocate, strengthen, and serve Teaching Artists from all disciplines in New York State and beyond.

    The Music Teaching Artist's Bible: Becoming a Virtuoso Educator
    by Eric Booth, published by Oxford University Press
    ISBN13: 9780195368468; ISBN10: 0195368460 Paperback, 304 pages
    Click here for more information

    Teaching Artist Journal
    published by Taylor & Francis
    (quarterly), ISSN: 1541-1796
    Click here for more information


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