6-8 Experimental Music with Kathie Hsieh: Lesson 2

LIVE on Tuesday, March 16th at 1:30pm

Program Description

Students will learn to make music with everyday objects like bowls, recycled cans, wooden spoons, and aluminum foil. They will learn to create a visual score, which depicts the movement of a musical abstract soundscape. In this lesson, students will learn about musical scores and how they can represent, depict, and inspire music making. This module is all about open exploration, unique expression, and experimentation with sound as it touches on science and music standards.


Paper, silverware/plasticware, water bottle, dried beans or rice, coins


This lesson touches on the following standards:

Arts Standard(s):

  • V.3.CR3.6
  • V.3.CR3.7
  • V.3.CR3.8

Music Standard(s):

  • MU.5.RE1.6
  • MU.5.RE1.7
  • MU.5.RE1.8
  • MU.2.CR2.6
  • MU.2.CR2.7
  • MU.2.CR2.8