Tag Archives: YouTube

Video of the Week #262: Creative Encouragement

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Disclaimer: Use good judgment! Some of the activities pictured should not be attempted by amateurs.

Kids Making Music

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Kids Making Music

Back in the day, I was an elementary general music teacher. It gives me great pleasure to see kids having fun making beautiful music.

I’ve been a little bummed out, what will being confined to home. It’s affected my blogging life in that I just don’t feel excited about writing about stuff. I couldn’t come up with an idea for today’s post until I thought, What could be better or more life-affirming than kids making music? So I headed to YouTube. (Oh, yeah, like you haven’t been watching cat videos while stuck at home.)

Here are some recorder students in Taiwan:

A six year old at Carnegie Hall:

Three year old drummer:

Kids making music with found objects:

A six-year-old accompanies herself on ukulele:

Kids from all over the world cooperated to make this video. My students used to do this cup thing.

Seven year old guitarist:

You’ll recognize the three pieces in this medley played by nine- and ten-year-olds:

Hey, don’t you have an accordion stored under your bed? This would be a good time to pull it out and practice. . .

Video of the Week #184: Transcendence​

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More about Lindsey Stirling.

More about the Landfill Harmonic.

I’d Rather Be Dancing This Christmas

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I’d Rather Be Dancing This Christmas

For your holiday season pleasure, here are some YouTube videos featuring Christmas-themed dances.

A family’s Christmas tradition, making a yearly dance video:

Several short offerings from a dance academy:

College students get in the spirit:

The first part of this is so original:

This SO reminds me of my daughter Carly’s first dance recital…

The dog’s not impressed, but I am:

Rockettes chorus line:

What does it take for the Rockettes to dance with such precision?

The Waltz of the Snowflakes from The Nutcracker:

Rest in Peace, Glen Campbell

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Rest in Peace, Glen Campbell

April 22, 1936 – August 8, 2017

Video of the Week #102: Ringtone Variations

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Video of the Week #102: Ringtone Variations

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Video of the Week #78: The Christmas Story

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Video of the Week #78: The Christmas Story

Video of the Week #57: Opa!

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Video of the Week #57: Opa!

Beautifully performed Greek dance.

Video of the Week #52: Rocking Out Under the Sea

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Video of the Week #52: Rocking Out Under the Sea

This is an annual event in July. If you have to be in Florida in the middle of the summer, you may want to attend.

Video of the Week #33

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Video of the Week #33