• 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.  &n...

  • 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...

  • November Lessons

    Posted November 14, 2013 by Lynn Kleiner

    A couple weeks away from Thanksgiving and getting into festive fowl season - time to stock up on your turkeys and ducks!!   Watch my rhythm readers class perform their rendition of "Turkey Feathers," from the Farm Song and the Sounds of Moo-sic book and CD. We did this lesson with scarves, bu...

  • Lynn Kleiner Teacher Training Workshop 2014

    Posted October 22, 2013 by Lynn Kleiner

    Since the launch of Simply Music Rhapsody teacher licensing in 2012 we have only offered teacher training workshops to music teachers intending to fulfill the SMR licensing and teaching requirements. This year we are THRILLED to be once again opening up the teacher training workshops to ALL music ed...

  • You’ll Be Amazed How Just A Song Could Break Through To This Wo

    Posted October 21, 2013 by Sasami Ashworth

    I just saw this link on Lynn's Facebook page and it completely melted my heart and reinforced my feelings about music therapy and the role of music in healing! My grand mother has Alzheimer's and I have been meaning to play music for her but I swear I am going to go sing old Christian Hymns to her r...

  • Orff on the Go!

    Posted October 7, 2013 by Lynn Kleiner

    If you have seen my "Orff on the Go! Advice from Lynn" video in Music Box, then you know that an Orff-class-in-a-box is not a myth!! For preschool Orff teachers who are always on the move, have a lack storage space (or NONE), or have limited resources to purchase Orff instruments, there are wa...

  • Music Lesson Plans, Resources, CDs and Puppets

    Posted September 30, 2013 by Lynn Kleiner

    Music teachers looking for lesson plans, songs, stories with music and more should click Downloads after logging in at www.lynnkleinersmusicbox.com.   Looking for CDs, puppets, felts, story books, teacher books, go to www.musicrhapsody.com. This can be a bit confusing, especially for new M...

  • Sports Music Theme, Team Spirit

    Posted September 23, 2013 by Lynn Kleiner

    A teacher was asked to have some type of song or activity to go with their Spirit Week where each child is asked to wear their favorite "team" shirt.  Here's the song that he will teach:   Take me out to the ball game take me out with the crowd Buy me some peanuts and craker jacks I d...