Lesson Plans for Teachers

We know that the coronavirus has forced classroom's across the country to close, so we wanted to present the best of our musical lesson plans and informative articles for music teachers and ensemble directors. We have also un-gated all of our eBooks and whitepapers, and hope everybody finds them to be a valuable resource during this tough time.

  • Virtual Director's Exchange - Episode 1 (Ft. Gerald Wirth and Suzanne Woodruff)

    Virtual Director's Exchange - Episode 1 (Ft. Gerald Wirth and Suzanne Woodruff)

    In the first episode of Encore's Virtual Director's Exchange, we discuss the new normal with Gerald Wirth of the Vienna Boys Choir, and Suzanne Woodruff of Woodward Academy.

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  • GRAMMY Music Educator Jared Cassedy on Motivating your Musicians to Practice4:11

    GRAMMY Music Educator Jared Cassedy on Motivating your Musicians to Practice

    Etude Symposium hosted by Encore Tours in Boston, May 2015. 2015 GRAMMY Music Educator Award Recipient and Director of Bands at Widham High School, NH shares his views with ensemble directors on how

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  • Gerald Dolan on Motivating Your Musicians to Practice9:01

    Gerald Dolan on Motivating Your Musicians to Practice

    Etude Symposium hosted by Encore Tours in Boston, May 2015. Gerald Dolan from Ipswich High School, MA shares his views with ensemble directors on how to motivate musicians to practice. #musiceducatio

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  • Dr. Rob Franzblau on Motivating your Musicians to Practice11:46

    Dr. Rob Franzblau on Motivating your Musicians to Practice

    Etude Symposium hosted by Encore Tours in Boston, May 2015. Author of "So You Want To Be a Music Major" and Director of Bands at Rhode Island College, Dr. Rob Franzblau shares his views with ensemble

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  • Dr. Carolyn Watson on Motivating your Musicians to Practice6:11

    Dr. Carolyn Watson on Motivating your Musicians to Practice

    Etude Symposium hosted by Encore Tours in Boston, May 2015. Dr. Carolyn Watson from Interlochen Arts Academy shares her views with ensemble directors on how to motivate musicians to practice via repe

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  • Ebook 15 Lesson Plans

    Ebook 15 Lesson Plans

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  • Fundraising on a Major Scale

    Fundraising on a Major Scale

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  • A Year in the Life of Beginner Strings

    A Year in the Life of Beginner Strings

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  • How to Create the Perfect Press Kit

    How to Create the Perfect Press Kit

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  • Solving Common Issues For Youth Ensembles

    Solving Common Issues For Youth Ensembles

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  • How to Compose a Piece for Your Choir Tour

    How to Compose a Piece for Your Choir Tour

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  • Recertification for Music Teachers Through Performance Travel PDF

    Recertification for Music Teachers Through Performance Travel PDF

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  • Whitepaper - How To Program Your Mass

    Whitepaper - How To Program Your Mass

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  • Encore - Whitepaper - Maximize Success

    Encore - Whitepaper - Maximize Success

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  • Maintaining Creativity in a Distance Learning Environment

    Maintaining Creativity in a Distance Learning Environment

    Erick Crow, the Director of Choral Activities and Drama at Cardinal Gibbons High School, explains how educators can be productive and maintain creativity in a distance learning environment.

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  • How To Host A Virtual Fundraising Event

    How To Host A Virtual Fundraising Event

    Learn how to host a virtual fundraiser for your ensemble, and check out some of our favorite ideas for fundraising events.

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  • Using Google Classroom To Teach Music

    Using Google Classroom To Teach Music

    Patrick Munson, the Director of Music at Belfast Area High School and a former Encore Tours Group Leader, explains how Google Classroom can be used to teach remote music classes.

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  • Useful Music Education Software and Tools

    Useful Music Education Software and Tools

    With musicians and students across the country working remotely and dealing with home education, we wanted to provide some of the most useful online tools and software.

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  • The 10 Best TED Talks About Music

    The 10 Best TED Talks About Music

    Whether you're looking for knowledge, humor, or inspiration, our list of the 10 best TED Talks about music has something for everybody.

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  • Coping with Corona: Our Favorite Books, Movies, and More

    Coping with Corona: Our Favorite Books, Movies, and More

    The Encore team provides some of their favorite books, TV shows, movies, and websites to help stay entertained during this difficult period.

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