6-8 Experimental Music with Kathie Hsieh: Lesson 4

LIVE on Thursday, March 18th at 12:00pm

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 create their own original visual score to depict and perform a musical soundscape movement with the everyday objects that have collected. This module is all about open exploration, unique expression, and experimentation with sound as it touches on science and music standards.

Printable Lesson Guides

Lesson 4 (English)


Miscellaneous everyday objects, paper, coloring supplies; Optional: Ruler


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.1.CR1.6
  • MU.1.CR1.7
  • MU.1.CR1.8
  • MU.2.CR2.6
  • MU.2.CR2.7
  • MU.2.CR2.8
  • MU.5.RE1.6
  • MU.5.RE1.7
  • MU.5.RE1.8

Social Studies Standard(s):

  • K.17