Kalani breaks down some simple ChordStalation sets for Ukulele.
Never heard of "ChordStalation"? Watch now to learn all about it!
For World Book Day we are highlighting our top selling publication.
Kalani demonstrates triple meter ukulele strumming patterns.
The Ukulele Holiday Challenge winner has been chosen!
Kalani Das and Chris Russell talks about approaches to teaching beginning classes and what's important during the first week of school.
Lavonna Zeller-Williams-Bratschi presents Pass The Pumpkin. Part 2 of 2, for primary grades.
Lavonna Zeller-Williams-Bratschi presents The Pumpkin and Ten Little Monsters. Part 1 of 2, for primary grades.
Learn how to play the ukulele using finger picking. Kalani's easy tutorial video shows you how to start using your index and thumb to play finger-picking style ukulele.
In this introductory video Kalani talks about strumming patterns, and what he believes is even more important than strumming patterns. Watch to find out what skill is most important when playing the ukulele (or any instrument!).
Although many Orff classrooms take place with children sitting on the floor with their instruments on the ground in front of them, there is also a time and place for utilizing tables and stands. Find out about our quality tables & stands for your classroom.
Ukulele TAB is a way to play and write melodies. In this Beginning Ukulele Tutorial Kalani shows you how to read and write Ukulele TAB and gives you some background about TAB vs. traditional Western Notation.
The ukulele is quickly becoming a staple in the elementary music classroom. Find out why this instrument is making such a charge, and how you can integrate it in your own classroom.
Mandé is an ethnic group of different peoples in West Africa who speak related languages. Located chiefly in Guinea, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Mali, and Senegal, Mandé people have beautiful tribal and musical cultures, rich in tradition, but also with modern adaptations.
Learn about our specially crafted Mandé instruments sets, designed by Kalani Das.
A GUIDE TO ORFF MALLETS – FIBERGLASS VS BIRCH SHAFTS
Peripole, Inc. Is pleased to offer quality wound Orff instrument mallets in two shaft materials: fiberglass-which comes with purchase of our diatonic and complete chromatic instruments, and birch hardwood. Both materials have advantages and disadvantages that can factor in when choosing one for your classroom.
Kalani shows you how to use the tuners on your ukulele to change the pitch of your strings. You also learn how to use an electronic tuner and an ukulele tuning App for smartphone. Tuning your ukulele is easy when you know how.
We’ve all seen the kid who shies away from participating in music class. You may have been one, yourself! Just because a child doesn’t seem to be actively involved, doesn’t mean they aren’t learning in their own way. We've compiled a list of a few tips and tricks that just may help lure these apprehensive children to become active participants, and perhaps even future stars!
The International Coalition Performing Arts Aerosol Study has released updated guidelines for music education classrooms for the upcoming school year. See the highlights and access the fully updated guidelines PDF.
Take a deeper look into the history of Bergerault Orff instruments and what makes them stand out from the competition.
It is an exciting time for teachers just starting out with Orff instruments or programs! We know how overwhelming buying new instruments for your classroom can be and therefore we offer this guide on what to consider when buying for your music program.