The Beauty of Teaching Music Classically

Nancy Love June 3, 2009

Presented at:
SCL Conference 2009


Ms. Love explains how to encourage all ages of students to hear, understand, and personalize great works. She outlines how to provide the necessary historic, scientific, and thematic context before listening to a piece. Ms. Love demonstrates how to use a variety of methods to understand music including audio/visual pattern recognition and "The Art of Music Naming." In addition, Ms. Love guides educators to see that Jesus is woven throughout all creation and that educators must "Keep Him in the Conversation as they teach. Ms. Love encourages educators to consider that God created music "good" and that He made us able to understand, appreciate, and create music for His glory alone.


Classical Education Fine Arts Music Teachers


Nancy Love

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