Resources for Remote Learning
Check back often for updates to this page. If you have suggestions or would like to offer a link to share lessons that you are creating, please email Thomas Rinn, email@example.com.
On Wednesday, March 18, the NAMM Foundation will offer a free webinar titled Bridging the Gap: Teaching and Learning Music Online. Register for free at https://www.nammfoundation.org/articles/2020-03-13/virtual-music-making-during-national-health-crisis
Companies Offering Free Accounts for Student Learning
Please note, each school district has specific policies regarding student accounts and privacy. It is strongly advised that school administration be contacted before asking students to register for any accounts.
Sight-Reading Factory - www.sightreadingfactory.com
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to set up free student accounts for closed schools
SmartMusic - www.smartmusic.com
Free access for schools that do not already have a subscription through June 30, 2020, see website for details.
UTheory - www.utheory.com
Free licenses for schools affected by the Coronavirus, see website for details.
MusicFirst - www.musicfirst.com
Free Music First suite of software offered to schools during closure. See website for details.
Free access to resources for affected schools.
Tools for Distance Learning
Zoom - https://zoom.us/education
Zoom is removing the 40-minute time limit on free accounts for schools affected by the coronavirus
FlipGrid - https://info.flipgrid.com/
Similar product as Zoom - Free accounts for educators with many resources dedicated to the movement to online teaching.
ACDA Resources for Choral Professionals during a Pandemic - https://acda.org/ACDA/Resources_for_Choral_Professionals_During_a_Pandemic.aspx
Metropolitan Opera - Nightly Live Streams from the Metropolitan Opera https://www.metopera.org/
Berlin Philharmoniker - Digital Concert Hall - Now Free - https://www.digitalconcerthall.com/en/tickets?a=bph_webseite&c=true
Conducting choir auditions remotely
Example from Colleyville Heritage High School www.chhspantherchoir.org/auditions
Example from Burleson Centennial High School http://www.centennialhschoir.com/end-of-year-auditions.html
Blog by Doreen Fryling, Choral Director sharing a compilation of ideas and resources, https://doreenfryling.org/2020/03/17/high-school-choir-online-learning-options-growing-as-musicians/
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