Everyday Musicality

Everyday Musicality

This is a music education podcast that discusses Edwin E. Gordon's Music Learning Theory (MLT) and its applications to music teaching and learning.

Episodes

May 4, 2021 22 min
In this episode, I give an overview of Learning Sequence Activities or LSAs—what are they and how can we use them? Mentioned in this episode: GIA Publications (www.giamusic.com) Gordon Institute for Music Learning (www.giml.org) Current GIML “For Your Audiation” newsletter (https://giml.org/for-your-audiation-may-2021/) Reference Handbook for Using Music Learning Theory (https://www.giamusic.com/store/resource/reference-handbook-fo...
Share
Mark as Played
In this episode, I talk how to individualize instruction on the basis of your students’ tonal and rhythm aptitudes so that they are appropriately challenged and experiencing success. Mentioned in this episode: GIA Publications (www.giamusic.com) Gordon Institute for Music Learning (www.giml.org) CA-GIML event on April 24 (https://giml.org/california-giml-chapter-share/#more-3392) Become a supporter of the podcast! (www.patreon.com/...
Share
Mark as Played
In this episode, I talk about music aptitude tests and how they are useful in providing differentiated instruction in music. Mentioned in this episode: Become a supporter of the podcast! (www.patreon.com/everydaymusicality) PMMA—Primary Measures of Music Audiation (https://www.giamusic.com/store/resource/primary-measures-of-music-audiation-kgrade-3-complete-kit-pmma-instrumentaccessory-g2242k) IMMA—Intermediate Measures of Music Au...
Share
Mark as Played
In this episode, I kick off a mini-series on music aptitude by discussing the two stages of music aptitude and how they are related to brain development. Mentioned in this episode: Become a supporter of the podcast! (www.patreon.com/everydaymusicality) GIA Publications (www.giamusic.com) Gordon Institute for Music Learning (www.giml.org) Introduction to the Research and Psychology of Music […]
Share
Mark as Played
March 9, 2021 17 min
In this episode, I share the story of my own journey discovering and using MLT over the past 20 years. Mentioned in this episode: Keys to Music Learning podcast (https://www.musiclearningacademy.com/keystomusiclearning) GIA Publications (www.giamusic.com) Gordon Institute for Music Learning (www.giml.org) March 13 GIML online event with Alison Reynolds and Wendy Valerio (https://www.facebook.com/TheGIML/photos/a.1962694140719750/28...
Share
Mark as Played
February 23, 2021 30 min
In this episode, I have a conversation with GIML faculty member and current GIML president, Dr. Cynthia Crump Taggart. Mentioned in the this episode: Gordon Institute for Music Learning (www.giml.org) March 13 GIML online event with Alison Reynolds and Wendy Valerio (https://www.facebook.com/TheGIML/photos/a.1962694140719750/2865162813806207/) GIA Publications (www.giamusic.com) Developing Musicianship Through Improvisation (http:/...
Share
Mark as Played
February 9, 2021 29 min
In this episode, we continue our musicianship skill-building and REALLY get into improvisation! Mentioned in this episode: GIA Publications (www.giamusic.com) Developing Musicianship Through Improvisation (http://www.giamusic.com/products/dmti_books.cfm) Jump Right In: The General Music Series (https://www.giamusic.com/store/search?elSearchTerm=jump+right+in+grade+3) Gordon Institute for Music Learning (www.giml...
Share
Mark as Played
January 26, 2021 25 min
In this episode, we experience some musicianship skill-building (including learning a tune by rote, chord roots by rote, and tonal/rhythm patterns), which will get us into improvisation!  Mentioned in this episode: GIA Publications (www.giamusic.com) Developing Musicianship Through Improvisation (http://www.giamusic.com/products/dmti_books.cfm) Episode 9 on Skill Learning Sequence (https://everydaymusicality.com/2020/05/12/e01-09-i...
Share
Mark as Played
January 12, 2021 13 min
In this episode, I talk about the importance of improvisation and developing the readiness to be a successful improvisor.  Mentioned in this Episode: GIA Publications (www.giamusic.com) Gordon Institute for Music Learning (GIML — www.giml.org) “Research to Real Life” summary of Guilbault study (https://everydaymusicality.com/2019/01/22/the-effects-of-harmonic-accompaniment-on-the-tonal-improvisations-of-students-in-first-through-si...
Share
Mark as Played
December 8, 2020 5 min
In this episode, I… do nothing? Mentioned in this episode: GIA Publications (www.giamusic.com)
Share
Mark as Played
November 24, 2020 42 min
In this episode, I focus on building audiation in Dorian tonality.  Mentioned in this episode: GIA Publications (www.giamusic.com) Music Play 2 (https://www.giamusic.com/store/resource/music-play-2-bundle-print-gj383) Contact Beth Bolton to purchase her self-published materials (bolton.beth@gmail.com) “Stayin’ Alive” by The Bee Gees(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNFzfwLM72c) “Yorktown” from Hamilton (https://www.youtube.c...
Share
Mark as Played
November 10, 2020 58 min
In this episode, I have a conversation with GIML faculty member and Professor of Music Education, Dr. Alison Reynolds. Mentioned in this episode: GIA Publications (www.giamusic.com) Music Play (https://www.giamusic.com/store/resource/music-play-book-gj236) Music Play 2 (https://www.giamusic.com/store/resource/music-play-2-bundle-print-gj383) Hornbach, C. M. (2007). The use of silence in eliciting student responses in early childhoo...
Share
Mark as Played
October 27, 2020 24 min
In this episode, I share some ideas for providing students with informal music guidance experiences. Mentioned in this episode: GIA Publications (www.giamusic.com) Music Play (https://www.giamusic.com/store/resource/music-play-book-gj236) Music Play 2 (https://www.giamusic.com/store/resource/music-play-2-bundle-print-gj383) Music Learning Theory for Newborn and Young Children (https://www.giamusic.com/store/resource/music-learning-...
Share
Mark as Played
October 13, 2020 19 min
In this episode, I give an overview of Gordon’s theory of preparatory audiation. Mentioned in this episode: GIML Online Workshop on 10/18/20 (https://www.facebook.com/TheGIML/photos/a.1962694140719750/2763090844013405/) GIA Publications (www.giamusic.com) Music Play 2 (https://www.giamusic.com/store/resource/music-play-2-bundle-print-gj383) Music Play (https://www.giamusic.com/store/resource/music-play-book-gj236) Music Learning Th...
Share
Mark as Played
In this episode, I focus on the differences between formal instruction and informal guidance.  Mentioned in this episode: GIA Publications (www.giamusic.com) Music Play 2 (https://www.giamusic.com/store/resource/music-play-2-bundle-print-gj383) Music Play (https://www.giamusic.com/store/resource/music-play-book-gj236)
Share
Mark as Played
September 15, 2020 37 min
In this episode, I focus on building audiation in Mixolydian tonality.  Mentioned in this episode: GIA Publications (www.giamusic.com) Tonalities handout (https://everydaymusicality.files.wordpress.com/2019/04/shouldice-tonalities-session-handout.pdf) “Uptight” by Stevie Wonder (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDbyOLzEyfk) “No Rain” by Blind Melon (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjN4dMvC0Gs) “Born This Way” by Lady Gaga (h...
Share
Mark as Played
September 1, 2020 26 min
In this episode, I share an overview of available MLT-related resources. Mentioned in this episode: GIA Publications (www.giamusic.com) Learning Sequences in Music (https://www.giamusic.com/store/resource/learning-sequences-in-music-2012-edition-book-g2345) Learning Sequences in Music lecture CDs (https://www.giamusic.com/store/resource/learning-sequences-in-music-lecture-cds-8cd-set-recording-g2345cd) The Ways Children Learn Music...
Share
Mark as Played
June 9, 2020 20 min
In this episode, I reflect a bit about recent events and share some thoughts on what we can do as music educators and MLT practitioners. Mentioned in this episode: Summary of study on race and teachers’ perceptions of student misbehavior (https://everydaymusicality.com/2020/06/03/race-and-perceptions-of-student-misbehavior/) Study on race and principals’ perceptions of student misbehavior (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.11...
Share
Mark as Played
In this episode, I give an overview of Gordon’s Skill Learning Sequence framework. Mentioned in this episode: Skill Learning Sequence chart (https://everydaymusicality.files.wordpress.com/2020/05/sls-chart.pdf) Gordon’s “Quick and Easy Introductions” for only $.01! (https://www.giamusic.com/store/resource/quick-and-easy-introductions-book-g8418) GIA Publications (www.giamusic.com) Gordon Institute for Music Learning (www.giml.org) ...
Share
Mark as Played
April 28, 2020 25 min
In this episode, we talk about the basics of pattern instruction: what it is, why it’s helpful, and how to get started. Mentioned in this episode: Crowd-sourced List of Recorded Music in Various Tonalities (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1c1j-28tVhi4AJ0odjB09ByPIJ9e4SdmPzVTiNRdCxKk/edit?usp=sharing) Crowd-sourced List of Recorded Music in Various Meters (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/15lCZ5r7jTom5nKSbFEkD5ZErzG...
Share
Mark as Played

Chat About Everyday Musicality

Advertise With Us

Popular Podcasts

Crime Junkie
Dateline NBC

Dateline NBC

Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

Stuff You Should Know

Stuff You Should Know

If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

For You

    Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeartRadio App.

    Connect

    © 2021 iHeartMedia, Inc.