YCIW Community Forum Home
Welcome to YCIW's <em>Music Composition as Experience.</em> In this first collection we'll introduce <em>MCE</em> and provide an overview of how the community functions. Below you'll find:
Introduce Yourself and Say Hello!
1b. Sound Before Theory Activity
Hello from a composer mentor!
Music Works 1
<strong>Music Works 1 Info</strong>
2g. Consonance and Dissonance
2e. Techniques for Developing a Melody
2f. Giving Your Piece A-B-A Form
Music Works 2
<strong>Music Works 2 Info!</strong>
Using aQWERTYon to Help Find Chord Tones
MW2 colors don't match in Melody and Chords - 2 Exercise
<strong>Style Collection Info!</strong>
<strong>Extensions Collections Info</strong>
Community Music Making in the Classroom with Soundtrap and Noteflight
Style Compositions for Jazz Ensemble
A Fun, Creative End of the Year Activity
Let the community know about the ways in which <em>Music Composition as Experience</em> has impacted your teaching practice! Feel free to share videos, pictures or anecdotes from you classes. <br>If you are taking part in YCIW with your students this will the the place to share concert recordings and videos.
Web Lesson Help
Anything that has to do with the YCIW web lessons. Technical problems, awarding student achievement, best practices etc.
Music Works 2, Melody and Chords - 1: site appears in window where noteflight exercise should be
Lesson Quiz Issues
Discussion about this site, its organization, how it works, and how we can improve it.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
This category is for any discussion concerning Noteflight. This could be best practices, useful tips, questions or issues and more.
The Repeat Function
Viewing "Versions" to See When Students Last Worked
Announcements -Follow This!
Follow this Category to stay up to date with all YCIW happenings and news!
Teaching Fellowship Positions
New Course: Consonance & Dissonance
New Course LMS coming soon!
This category is for discussing best practices for teaching composition as it relates to the YCIW curriculum. Questions about the why or how for implementing any of the concepts are welcome. When possible use the sub category that best applies.
The Knowledge Base contains helpful tips and best practices for teachers and students.
What Does it Mean to Teach Composition in a Progressive Way?
Quick Video Tutorial on Grading Noteflight Assignments
Tracking Individual Progress Via the Gradebook
This category is for anything pertain to live performances of student work.
Second Annual Young Composers Concert at RF Wagner Public School in Queens
Great Young Composers Concert at Bronx Arts!
Young Composers Concert at VCS!
Need help or have a question? Let us know by starting a topic here!
Support for Hamilton Heights
Music Works 1: Developing a Melody Quiz
Music Works 1: Giving Your Piece Form Quiz
Musical texture is an extremely important concept to teaching composition in a progressive way. It is an all encompassing concept that allows for every kind of student to frame their ideas in an open ended way. This category is for any topic about how to teach musical texture or orchestration.
What kind of texture do most students use?
Welcome to YCIW's Community Discussion Area!