Music Educators of Berks County

Music Education Links

 

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MUSIC ADVOCACY / COALITION

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

BERKS CO. SCHOOL MUSIC LINKS

TEACHING MUSIC

COMPOSERS

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

MANUFACTURERS / SUPPLIERS
AND PUBLISHERS

LOCAL MUSICAL ORGANIZATIONS

 

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ADVOCACY / COALITION

American Music Conference (AMC)
  http://www.amc-music.com
    Start here for resources, statistics, files, "Advocacy Toolkit," etc.

MENC Advocacy Page
  http://www.musicfriends.org
    Information for Press and Public

Arts Ed Net (PA)
  http://www.artsednet.getty.edu

Articles and Quotes from <<why.musiced@verizon.net>>
  http://www.berksmusic.com/whymusic/whymusiclinks.html
    If you're doing advocacy research, check out this list of links!
    Great articles and quotes for newsletters, concert programs, advocacy research, etc.
    Also includes instructions for subscribing to have releases emailed to you weekly

"Gaining The Arts Advantage: Lessons From School Districts That Value Arts Education"
  http://www.pcah.gov/gaa/study_findings.html
    A study published by the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities Education Partnership (1997)

NAMM National Association of Music Merchants
  http://www.namm.com/namm

NARAS National Association of Recording Artists
  http://grammy.com

Pennsylvania Coalition for Music Education (PCME)
  http://www.amc-music.com/states/pa.htm
    Pennsylvania information from the National Coalition
    PA Coalition email info group: email for information to zlz11@scasd.k12.pa.us

PCAE Pennsylvania Council on Arts Education
  http://wwwcciu.k12.pa.us/PCAE/PCAEHome.html

PCNTV
  http://www.pcntv.com
http://www.pde.psu.edu     PA Senate and House floor schedules and text of pending legislation

PDE Pennsylvania Department of Education
  http://www.pde.psu.edu

Reading Musical Foundation
  http://www.readingmusicalfoundation.org

    Scholarship opportunities, Grants, Advocacy Support

 

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PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

MENC
  http://www.menc.org
    Music Educators National Conference Web Site

PMEA
  http://www.pmea.net
    Pennsylvania Music Educators Association

DISTRICT 10 PMEA
  http://www.pmeadistrict10.org/files/main.htm
    District 10 PMEA Information

(RMTA) Reading Music Teachers Association
  http://www.readingmusicteachers.org
  Site includes referral list for Reading area private music teachers

 

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BERKS CO. PUBLIC SCHOOL MUSIC LINKS

Brandywine Heights Music Department
  http://bhmusichome.wikispaces.com/

Conrad Weiser Music Department Website
  http://www.cwmusic.org

Daniel Boone Band Website
  http://www.dboone.k12.pa.us/band

Governor Mifflin School District Music Department
  http://www.gmmusic.org

Hamburg Area School District Music Department Web Site
  http://www.hasdhawks.org/community.cfm?subpage=786854

Schuylkill Valley School District
  http://www.schuylkillvalley.org

Twin Valley School District
  http://www.tvsd.org/Pages/default.aspx

Wilson High School - Music Department
  http://www.wilsonsd.org/770240920121525/site/default.asp

Wyomissing Area Music Department
  http://www.wamamusic.com

 

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TEACHING MUSIC

All About Jazz
   http://www.allaboutjazz.com
     Jazz magazine and resource

BMG: Classics World
  http://www.classicalmus.com
    Good source for classical recording information

ChoralNet Repertoire Site
  http://www.choralnet.org/music/index.shtml
    Program notes, translations, web pages, MIDI files, recordings, books, and so on.

Classical is Cool! cool
  http://www.classicaliscool.com

Classical Music Navigator
  http://www.wku.edu/~smithch/music/
    Structure facilitates the identification and linking of composers and their works, styles, and influences;
    Created by Charles H. Smith, Ph.D., Western Kentucky University

MIDI Resources for Teachers
  http://www.isd77.k12.mn.us/resources/staffpages/shirk/midi.html
    Lots of MIDI info

Music Reference Database
  http://www.classiccd.co.uk/reference/reference.html
    Terrific database for information on specific pieces, composers, etc.
Check this one out.

OperaPak
  http://www.nycopera.com/education/opakmenu.html
    Brought to you by the New York City Opera

Oz's Teacher Page: Music
   http://members.aol.com/Tchrfromoz/Music.html
     Fantastic page of categorized links! Try this one FIRST, it has just about everything.

schoolmusic.com Message Board
  http://www.schoolmusic.com/resources/message_board/forum.asp?id=3
    The "Music Educators' Forum" at schoolmusic.com

Texas School Music Project (TSMP)
  http://www.tsmp.org
    This site includes informative articles about band, orchestra, choir, elementary, keyboard, and musicianship.

 

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COMPOSERS

Classical Music Navigator
  http://www.wku.edu/~smithch/music/
    Structure facilitates the identification and linking of composers and their works, styles, and influences;
    Created by Charles H. Smith, Ph.D., Western Kentucky University

Mozart: The Mozart Homepage
  http://www.vt.edu:10021/A/anyoung/mozart.html
    Excellent Mozart site

Mozart: The W. A. Mozart Page
  http://www.mhrcc.org/mozart
    Miscellaneous Mozart site

Music Reference Database
  http://www.classiccd.co.uk/reference/reference.html
    Terrific database for information on specific pieces, composers, etc.
Check this one out.

 

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EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS / SCHOLARSHIPS

Reading Musical Foundation
  http://www.readingmusicalfoundation.org

    Scholarship opportunities, Grants, Advocacy Support

TI:ME
  http://www.ti-me.org
    The Technology Institute for Music Educators

 

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MANUFACTURERS / SUPPLIERS / PUBLISHERS
(Links provided for convenience only; no endorsement is implied.)

Music Notes, Inc.
  http://www.musicnotes.net
    Publishes "Music You Can Read" a supplemental curriculum for teaching the
    Language of Music in grades k-5/6

Pepper Music Network
  http://www.jwpepper.com
    J.W. Pepper

schoolmusic.com
  http://www.schoolmusic.com
    The Internet Catalog for Music Educators

 

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LOCAL MUSICAL ORGANIZATIONS

Berks Classical Children's Chorus (BCCC)
  http://www.bcccsings.org

Reading Musical Foundation
  http://www.readingmusicalfoundation.org

Reading Pops Orchestra
  http://www.readingpops.com

Reading Symphony Orchestra
  http://readingsymphony.org

Reading Symphony Youth Orchestra (RSYO)
  http://readingsymphonyyouth.org

Reading Symphony Junior Strings Orchestra (RSJSO)
  http://readingsymphonyyouth.org/rsjso

(RMTA) Reading Music Teachers Association
  http://www.readingmusicteachers.org

Ringgold Band of Reading, Pennsylvania
  http://www.ringgoldband.com

 

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UPDATED: 08.21.14 URL: http://www.berksmusic.com/musiceduclinks.html

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