RESOURCES

What curricular resources do you use for teaching African American music? What cultural values do they reflect? BaobaoTree's expert team of curriculum developers is hard at work on our first K-12 Curriculum Guide. Join our mailing list to keep abreast of new product announcements. Enjoy these resources now.

3 Keys to Teaching Africentric Music: Identity & Outlook

Do you want to deepen your practice in culturally relevant music education? In this course, I present three foundational steps to structuring a meaningful context for curriculum and instruction in Africentric music, with a focus on teachers’ identity and outlook. This course is for music teachers and administrators in schools, community organizations and studios.
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Ten Black Sacred Songs

This short course presents a snapshot of ten beloved songs that serve as a cross-section of American Black sacred music traditions. 
Author: Dr. Georgiary Bledsoe
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The Story Behind "Ten Black Sacred Songs"

The inspiration behind "Ten Black Sacred Songs Every American Should Know."
Author: Dr. Georgiary Bledsoe
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Still Going On

This teachers guide enables teachers to explore the music of selected African American composers. Author: Boyd Gibson
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Who is Roland Hayes?

This teachers guide raises awareness about the groundbreaking efforts of the first African American tenor to sing on the Boston Symphony stage. Author: Boston Symphony Orchestra Education Advisory Committee
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