Today I am sharing 5 fun collections that are guaranteed to have your students excited about summer practice! Even better, these collections will help your students review old concepts as well as introduce a few new ones in a fun way.
Keep reading to see them all...
1. Mission: X
What's special about it? Each piece in the book has an accompanying "Mission Training" activity that introduces students to the main concepts included in the piece. These activities range from naming notes and intervals to reviewing musical terms and drawing on the staff--perfect for summer review!
Need a different level? Check out "Mission: X, Volume 2" for late beginners HERE!
2. 10 Video Game Themes for Beginners
What's special about it? This collection has been carefully arranged for students at the elementary level and includes 10 popular themes from 10 different video games!
Need a different level? Check out "10 Video Game Themes for Late Beginners" HERE! Or, browse my whole catalog of individual video game titles at all levels HERE.
3. Perfect Patterns
What's special about it? Each piece is pattern-based, which makes this collection "perfect" for sight-reading practice, rote teaching, or pattern analysis. The collection also contains a wide variety of styles, so there is something for everyone!
Need a different level? Check out the whole "Perfect Patterns" series, for elementary to intermediate students, HERE!
4. Cool Cats
What's special about it? If you have students who are interested in exploring jazz this summer, this is the collection for you! This book includes a wide variety of jazz styles, from ragtime and boogie, to funk and Latin. The book also has a suggested listening guide that will introduce students to famous jazz standards by some of the greatest composers and artists in jazz music.
Need a different level? Check out "Easy Cool Cats" for late beginners HERE.
5. Let's Quest!
What's special about it? Attention-grabbing original pieces that sound straight out of your student's favorite video game or action movie make this collection fun to play. Best of all, there are 2 evenly-leveled duets that give students the opportunity to do some summer time ensemble work!
Need a different level? Check out the whole "Let's Quest!" series for elementary to late intermediate students HERE!