Tony M. Music

Tony M. Music is a full time children's music entertainer integrating music, literature, and storytelling into an educational, interactive, and FUN experience! 

Tony M. Music is the Pixar movie maker of children’s music. Tony was an elementary school teacher for 11 years. He taught 1st, 3rd, and 4th grades and worked as a behavioral coach for five years in grades 3rd-5th. In 2014, he became a full time professional musician and has played on average, over 175 shows/year in libraries, schools, and family events. He also offers workshops for teachers looking to implement music in their classroom. Tony has been writing children’s music since 2003. He now performs his original school programs to thousands of children. Along with integrating music, literature, and storytelling, Tony’s programs are educational, interactive, and FUN!


Programs

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Just Play    

1-3 hrs

The “Just Play,” show is different from a program, but is still very interactive!

Tony will play an unstructured set of original and cover music for the designated time.

Just play is very popular for PTA meetings, back to school nights, dances, field day, and private events.  

Put Something Good in the World                

45 mins - 1 hr

Program explores 3 ways to make the world a better place:

1. Love yourself

2. Show love and respect to others

3. Put Something Good in the World everyday! Through interactive music, reading/storytelling, Tony encourages students to participate, think, and share their ideas of making the world a better place every day!

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Toddler Tunes      

30-45 Mins

Tony explores different instruments with students on a more intimate level.

Tony visits each classroom, Pre-K, K, or both, individually. He spends time playing songs with students a teaching them about and allowing them to be hands on with a variety of instruments. * One time visits and monthly visits are available. 

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I've Got a Dream  

45 mins - 1 hr

In his program, Tony demonstrates to students how achieving your own goals helps others in this world too!  The program highlights 3 steps to achieving your goal!

1. I’m going to be me!

2. Dream Big, Stand Tall!  Work hard, passion, and commitment.

3. Try Something New!
Through interactive music, reading/storytelling, Tony encourages students to set goals and try their best to follow them every day!

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The Culture of Music and Instruments

45 mins - 1hr

This program features a variety of instruments from all over the world. Tony takes students on a trip around the world through music history ending up in America where sharing music from many different cultures leads to more artistic growth and acceptance:

This program is very interactive. Students will have opportunities to play some of the featured instruments.

This program also works better in groups smaller than 100.

 

Classroom and Educator Workshops

Students get to explore sound through instruments and discover the science of it all!

The Science of Sound                 (PreK-2nd Grade)

Tony’s “Science of Sound,” workshop is geared for the k-2 classroom. Students explore the science of sound through literature, playing instruments, and making their own instrument. The Science of Sound workshop reaches learners kinesthetically, auditorily, and visually. Science of Sound is a one day workshop. Tony will work directly with one grade level per day.

All materials will be included in the cost of the workshop. All lessons and activities will be provided by Tony M. Music and connect with CCSS in Math and ELA and NXT Gen Standards in science.

Tony writing a song with 2nd graders at Williamsport Elementary.

You’ve Got a Song: Song Writing Workshop(grades k-8 students)

In the “You’ve Got a Song,” workshop, Tony works directly with one particular grade level to create an original song.

Write Me as Song, is a one day-in class or multiple day workshop. All lessons and activities will be provided by Tony M. Music and connect with CCSS in Math and ELA.
 

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"The Rhythmic Classroom"

How to create a musical environment in your pre-K-5th grade classroom.

1 DAY WORKSHOP!  CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS CAN BE EARNED!!!

Making music a part of your
classroom community everyday!

Using music to enhance your classroom community:
    * Music in education
          ~Integrating music with literature,              math, and the art
    * Music and movement
    * Music and classroom management
    * Music and FUN!

Workshop includes:
    * STEAM activities
    * Researched based benefits and         
      importance of learning through music
    * Lessons, activities, and materials
      provided by Tony M. Music
    * Program aligned with CCSS in Math
      and ELA