Instruments & Gear

Alfred Music’s Music for Little Mozarts series is celebrating its 20th birthday in 2019. Each of the four levels guides the child through a comprehensive musical learning experience using the piano, over approximately a two-year period.  

The Music for Little Mozarts piano method was written by Christine H. Barden, Gayle Kowalchyk, and E. L. Lancaster, specifically for the preschool age group (four-, five-, and six-year-olds).  New concepts are introduced and carefully reinforced throughout the books. Each page contains a fragment of the story as background for each new concept or new piece of music, as well as practice instructions to read to the student. Many pages also offer helpful hints to the teacher and parents for effective instruction and practice. The music was written to develop finger dexterity in young children and includes clever lyrics that will appeal to the student's imagination. Accompaniments for the teacher or parent are notated for each piece.  


Directors who make a Difference

For over 20 years, School Band & Orchestra Magazine has been honoring amazing music educators from all 50 states. That's more than 1000 educators recognized for their outstanding contributions to music education programs!

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