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Music Education Online Resources

This page contains an inventory of music education websites where you can find resources, lesson plans, and other materials you will need for your music courses, and in your careers as music educators. The inclusion or omission of a weblink is not intended as an endoresement of any of the organizations, associations, or products listed below. While we regularly update this website, we cannot guarantee the functionality or contents of links that are not affiliated with APSU. If you encounter a link that does not function properly, contact Dr. Branscome at

Music Education Standards

Tennessee Standards for K-12 Music (2017 - temporary location)
Tennessee Standards for K - 12 Music (1994) 
1994 National Standards for Music
DoDEA Standards (for Fort Campbell Schools)
Kentucky Music StandardsKentucky adopted the NCCAS Standards (see link below)
NCCAS Core Arts Standards (2014)

Lesson Planning & Song Collections

K-12 Resources for Music Educators
Kididdles: online children’s song library
Elementary Music Lesson Planning
The Teacher’s
Bus Songs
Songs for
Max Hunter Song Collection (Missouri State Univ.)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Singing Games for
Free clip-art gallery
Public Domain Children’s Songs
Choral Public Domain
International Music Score Library Project
Kodály Music Education Institute of
The American Folk Song Collection (Holy Names University)
Nursery Rhyme Collections



Assessment: Online Worksheets/Formative and Summative Grading Rubrics

RCampus Online Rubric Gallery (Music)
Music Tech
G Major Worksheets
Enchanted Learning
Making Music Fun
University of Georgia Music Assessment

Music Education Suppliers / Retailers

Elementary / General
Music K-8
Music in Motion
Rhythm Band
Music is
Sheet Music (purchase & rental)
J.W. Pepper
Boosey & Hawkes
Luck’s Music Library
Theodore Presser
Schott Music
Arrangers Publishing
Hal Leonard Marching Catalog
Instruments and Supplies
Woodwind &
Fork’s Drum
Steve Weiss
Lone Star
Fred J. Miller
BandShoppe (Guard)
Algy (Guard Uniforms)
Choir: Cousin’s Concert
Formal wear
Murphy Robes
Music Technology:



Resources for Music and Special Needs Learners

Music and Students with Special
The Full Pitcher Music Resources
Songs for Teaching (focus on special needs)
New Zealand Ministry of Education


Professional Music Organizations

Visit the Department of Music's Directory of Professional Organizations for website URLs and additional information.