Educational Resources

My name is Monte Skelton, and I have 4 years of traveling music education, 3 1/2 years of k-6 music education, and 15 years of private music education experience. Here are some things I’ve learned along the way.

Kindergarten-any age

Here is an AWESOME resource for music worksheets for Kindergarten and up. Honestly, you might find some pages you adults may find fun as well! 🙂

www.musicfun.net.au/worksheets

Note Reading

Want to work on your note reading skills? Check out some of these worksheets!

http://www.opusmusicworksheets.com/

Easy Songs

Here’s one for easy songs for guitar!

Merriammusic.com

Recommended Books:

Flute

  1. Method Books
    • Beginner
      • First Book of Practical Studies for Flute
      • Standard of Excellence
    • Intermediate
      • Second Book of Practical Studies for Flute
      • Klose 25 Daily Exercises 
    • Advanced
      • Selected Studies for Flute

Oboe

  1. Barret Kalmus Oboe Method

Clarinet

  1. First Book of Practical Studies for Clarinet
  2. Second Book of Practical Studies for Clarinet

Saxophone

  • Method Books
    • Beginner
      • First Book of Practical Studies for Saxophone
      • Standard of Excellence
    • Intermediate
      • Second Book of Practical Studies for Saxophone
      • Klose 25 Daily Exercises 
    • Advanced
      • Selected Studies for Saxophone
      • Giampiere
      • Quarane Huit Daily Exercises for Saxophone
  • Solos
    • Beginner
      • The Cabalero
      • At the Ball
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced 
      • Creston Sonata

Trumpet

  1. Arbans Complete Conservatory method for trumpet

French Horn

  1. Traditions of excellence for French Horn

Violin

  • Method Books
    • Beginner
      • New Directions for Strings Violin Book 1
      • I Can Read Music! (Joanne Martin) Vol.1
    • Intermediate 
      • World’s Favorite Intermediate Violin Pieces
    • Advanced

Guitar

  • Method Books
    • Beginner
      • Hal Leonard Guitar for Kids
      • Hal Leonard Guitar Book 1
    • Intermediate 
      • Everyday Guitar Method Book 2

Bass

Piano

  • Method Books
    • Beginner 
      • Faber Piano Adventures Primer Level
      • Faber Piano Adventures Lesson Book 1
    • Intermediate
      • Faber Piano Adventures Lesson Books 2-4
    • Advanced
      • Romantic Sketches

Theory

Recommended Books

  • Patterns for Jazz

More to come!

Monte Skelton


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