Multicultural Music Resources

Musical notes and markers  Introduce your students to music from around the world with these multicultural lessons, printables, and references. Use these resources to explore the diverse history of musical traditions in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Your students will enjoy making native instruments, playing traditional song and dance games, and singing folk songs from different countries and cultures. There are multicultural resources for studying musical notation, performance, composition, and more!


Singing Lesson Plans

Percussion, Performance, & Rhythm Lesson Plans

Song & Dance Activities

Musical Notation

Making Native Instruments

Related Music Resources

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