• Preschool/Kindergarten Orff Music Wish List

    Posted March 12, 2014 by Lynn Kleiner

      A new music teacher proudly proudly proclaimed "My school gave me $2500 so I bought a Bass Xylophone!" After asking a few questions, it became clear that this was the only instrument the teacher had for the preschool and kindergarten students! Oh dear, I wish I could have spoken to this teac...

  • Orff Classes-The best Screen Saver!

    Posted February 24, 2014 by Lynn Kleiner

    Best Screen Saver – Making Music! Too much screen time for children is a frequent concern among educators, parents, even the American Academy of Pediatrics. Why does it matter how much media our children are consuming? It matters because of a child’s mental, physical and emotional healt...

  • Stories with Music

    Posted February 14, 2014 by Lynn Kleiner

    Music Lesson Plans including a story book for Pre-K, Kindergarten and elementary can be a highlight of the Orff classroom. Ferdinand is my February story for my Melody Makers classes. I guess just because he has such a loving, understanding mother (great for Mother’s Day events!) and since swe...

  • Concert Plans for Preschool, Elementary with Orff

    Posted January 27, 2014 by Lynn Kleiner

    Orff pieces have been requested to the Mountain theme concert lesson plans found in Downloads in Lynn Kleiner’s Music Box. The concert plan includes songs for small percussion, scarves, movement but some have requested Orff accompanied songs. Since the request comes from someone who is doing ...

  • Valentine Music for Preschool and Elementary

    Posted January 20, 2014 by Lynn Kleiner

    February is the time, For lessons to have Valentines! Music Box will show you how, Just use the search and see it now! Videos, forums, downloads too, All kinds of lessons designed for you. Tell your teacher friends, happy day, Lynn has a special gift coming your way.   Tell a friend an...

  • Music Rhapsody NEW OPTIONS

    Posted January 11, 2014 by Lynn Kleiner

    Important exciting NEWS!!! If you have taken Lynn’s early childhood teacher training course at any time, you are eligible to receive “Module One” containing FIFTY beautiful lesson plans, 10 lessons from 5 age groups, complete with a video of every activity showing Lynn with her stu...

  • Winter Music Lessons

    Posted January 10, 2014 by Lynn Kleiner

    January, February, time for snow We’ve got lessons, want to know?   Log into www.lynnkleinersmusicbox.com  and watch videos, print downloads, read stories with music, and view winter ideas that will warm your heart. The Little Penguins Tale, Froggy Gets Dressed and Snowy Day are ...

  • Music Teacher's Ukulele Mix Up

    Posted January 7, 2014 by Lynn Kleiner

    I just heard from a Music Box teacher that she bought a baritone ukulele and eagerly watched the Music Box ukulele lesson number one to learn to play. I know how disappointed she must have felt that what I was saying didn't match what she was playing! ugh. Baritone uke is the same top 4 strings of t...

  • Lynn Kleiner Music Teacher Training 2014

    Posted December 10, 2013 by Lynn Kleiner

    Teacher Training from an Orff approach for early childhood music education! Lynn Kleiner is  excited to announce that the US summer training workshops in Redondo Beach, CA (June 27, 28, 29th, and 30th, 2014)   and St. Louis, MO (July 7-10, 2014) will be: Days 1, 2, & 3 - Babies, Toddlers, ...

  • Brain study suggests classical musicians should improvise

    Posted December 7, 2013 by Brendan McCreary

    Please read this article!   "Researchers have found that listeners engage with classical music more when musicians improvise. A collaboration of researchers from Imperial College London and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama examined the electrical signals in the brains of musicians and...