That Music Podcast: A Podcast for Elementary Music Teachers

That Music Podcast: A Podcast for Elementary Music Teachers

Hosted by: Bryson Tarbet, M.M.Ed.

This show will deliver tips and tricks for elementary music teachers looking to create high-quality musical experiences for students in the general music classroom. This show will provide answers to questions...


62 | English Learners in the Music Classroom with Betha Maust

Season #3 Episode #62

So many of us have an increasing population of English Learners in our classrooms. Especially for those of us, me included, who are not bilingual, this can be an incredibly difficult population of students to...
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61 | Decolonizing the Kodály Classroom with Audrey Rice

Season #3 Episode #61

I often get questions about how a Kodály-influenced classroom can also be one that asks questions to allow us to be anti-racist and anti-biased. Today’s episode of That Music Podcast is all about refocusing the Kodály...
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60 | Reflecting On What I'm Thankful For

Season #3 Episode #60

In this week’s episode of That Music Podcast, I get a little bit personal. I share my thoughts and reflections on this past year. Links and Resources: Grab your FREE copy of the Elementary Music Newbie Guide
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59 | Rethinking Musical Assessment

Season #3 Episode #59

Assessment doesn’t need to be scary. Data and assessment are truly invaluable in the elementary music classroom. In this week’s episode of That Music Podcast, I share my thoughts on assessment, and how we can use...
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58 | Advocating for Ourselves as Professionals with Sarah Oliver

Season #3 Episode #58

Whether we like it or not, we must advocate for ourselves and our programs. On this week’s episode of That Music Podcast, I share a conversation I had with Sarah OIiver about advocating for ourselves and our...
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57 | Why Teaching Solfege STINKS

Season #3 Episode #57

I had a mindset shift a year or so ago about teaching Solfege, and it was an absolute gamechanger in my classroom. On this week’s episode of That Music Podcast, I share that mindset shift and talk about how we as...
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56 | Vocal Health for Music Teachers with Dr. Jennifer Whitehead

Season #3 Episode #56

Vocal health is important for all teachers, but we as music teachers have an added struggle if we don’t take care of our voices. Even those of us who went through undergrad as vocal majors often lack the knowledge of...
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55 | Music Education & Character Development with Hendrik Marais

Season #3 Episode #55

On the podcast today we have our first international guest! I am so excited for you to hear this conversation with Hendrik Marais about music education and character development, as well as his experience hosting the...
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54 | Music, Memories, and Neuroscience with Jen Rafferty

Season #3 Episode #54

Music is so much more than notes and rhythms. Music is something that activates parts of our brains in truly unique ways. My first course I took in my master’s program was a music psychology course. I was instantly...
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53 | Learning Centers in the Music Room with Aileen Miracle

Season #3 Episode #53

What if I told you that you could easily implement more student choice in your classroom while at the same time increasing the level of differentiation in your lessons? Today’s episode is all about how learning...
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52 | Recorders: NOT Instruments of Torture

Season #3 Episode #52

I never liked the recorder. Even when I was in school it wasn’t my favorite. But once I discovered how the recorder can be used as another tool of music-making rather than just another unit, I changed my tune (see...
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51 | Ukulele in the Music Classroom with John Hamel

Season #3 Episode #51

This episode is all about ukulele in the music classroom. You’ve probably heard of people using the ukulele in their classroom, but if you’re like me you still don’t quite have the administration support for the...
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