The Complete System for Building a Solid Musical Foundation while Learning to Play the Recorder!
RECORDER EXCELLENCE is so much MORE than just the
Best Recorder Method on the Market!
Playing—Opens the world of music to beginners through
the recorder. Play-Along accompaniments, meaningful assessment, and
computer-based real-time feedback assists students' growth as recorder
players, and provides a solid foundation for study of other musical
Singing—Develops students' love of music with familiar,
classical, and folk songs from around the world. Singing becomes a
path to greater musicianship.
Creating—Introduces beginning students to composition,
improvisation, and exploration of music and the related arts.
Understanding—Includes Music Reading, Notation & Theory,
Form & Analysis, Interdisciplinary Enrichments, and Music History & Appreciation.
With Recorder Excellence students will understand music and its place in our World's diverse history, while singing, creating, and performing. At its heart, Recorder Excellence is a great method. In its soul, it opens up the World of music in a whole new way.
“Everyone—at all ages—should receive the gift of music, for it
enriches the soul and exalts the human spirit. In RECORDER EXCELLENCE, students
learn to play an instrument, and so much more. At school or at home, in class
or just for fun, they travel the road to excellence and come to understand
music and its place in our World's diverse history, all while experiencing
the joys of singing, composing, improvising, and performing. Join us on this
amazing journey!” — Bruce Pearson & Wendy Barden