Parent Links
*ADDitions application and Chaperon Application for Field Trips
*Orange County Public School Fine Arts Page
*Florida School Music Association Legislative ALerts- Whats happening that affect your child's arts education?
*ProgressBook Parent Access Login
*Music Education Advocacy Central- A guide for parents

Music Supply Websites
*Alfred Music
*Atlantic Strings
*Gainesville Violins
*Johnson Stringed Instruments
*Luck's Music
*Muni Strings
*Reuning & Son Violins

*Shar Music
*Southwest String
*William Harris Lee
*Williams Gengakki

Music Education Links

Free, Cross-Platform Sound Editor. Don't forget to also download the "Lame MP3" file to be able to convert your recordings to MP3 format.

Charles Laux String Pedagogy Podcast
*** You need to check this out and subscribe!

Dallis Symphony Kid Zone
Great place to learn lots of information and play games!

Florida Music Educators Association
Our state music organization. You can find great advocacy talking points on this site as well as much more.

Florida Orchestra Association
Our state orchestra association. Great place to get information about All-State.

International Music Score Library
a music library to provide music scores free of charge to anyone with internet access

Metronome Online
Just what it says. A metronome that you can use online. Practice with it! It will help out!

Musical Games!
Great musical game website!!! Check it out!!!

Music Dictionary

Music Theory.Net
Learn more about the theory behind music. Also you can increase your ear skills with ear training.

Free, opensource MP3 and sheet music files

NY Phil Kids Zone
Great flash games! Compose! Learn! Have FUN!!

String Pedagogy Notebook
Videos on different techniques. Great articles on different techniques.

Teen Strings Magazine
Magazine written by teens!

Texas School Music Project

Finale Notepad
Budget friendly notation software!
* Disclaimer: Mrs Talbott, Freedom High School, and/or the Orange County Public Schools are NOT responsible for the content on any of the linked pages. They are provided as a reference only and are not intended to promote any site, business, or product. Please use at your own risk.
OCPS Orchestra Sites

Elementary Schools
OCPS Elementary Strings

Middle Schools
Avalon Middle School
Discovery Middle School
Freedom Middle School
Glenridge Middle School
Gotha Middle School
Hunter's Creek Middle School
Lee Middle School
Liberty Middle School
Maitland Middle School
Meadow Woods Middle School
Southwest Middle School

High Schools
Colonial High School
Cypress Creek High School
Edgewater High School
Freedom High School
Olympia High School
Timber Creek High School
Winter Park High School

Youth Orchestra
Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra (FSYO)
Florida Young Artist Orchestra (FYAO)

Great Orchestras and College Music Programs

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Brevard Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Eastman School of Music
Florida State University College of Music
Louisiana State University
New York Philharmonic
Northwestern University School of Music
Ohio State University
Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
Sarasota Orchestra
Stetson University
University of Central Florida
University of Miami
University of Minnesota
University of North Florida
University of South Florida
University of Florida

Muscians and Instruments
Joshua Bell (violin)
Yo-Yo Ma (cellist)
Edgar Meyer (bassist)
The viola Website
The internet cello society
Bobby Yang (violinist)

Interesting Music Links
Heavy Metal Cello Quartet!

"Barrage - A high-octane fiddle-fest that features an international, multi-talented cast performing an eclectic mix of music, song and dance." - from Barrage web page.

Black Violin
To most people, jazz, hip-hop, funk, and classical are musical genres. But to revolutionary music group Black Violin, they're nothing but ingredients. This group takes all of these elements and the "rules" and throw them out the window.

Music Advocacy
Florida Music Educators - with links to politicians

Music Advocacy
Children's Music Workshop