67 episodes

The Music Box is an interactive music education podcast for kids, exploring fundamental music concepts through performing, responding and connecting. The current season is hosted by music educators Kiana Del and Fiona Palensky. Each episode gets listeners involved in making music! Short episodes are perfect for a car ride or just hanging out at home. Get printable lesson plans and ideas for extending the learning at musicboxpod.org. The Music Box is produced by Louisville Public Media and made possible in part by support from PNC and the Norton Foundation.

The Music Box Louisville Public Media

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.4 โ€ข 117 Ratings

The Music Box is an interactive music education podcast for kids, exploring fundamental music concepts through performing, responding and connecting. The current season is hosted by music educators Kiana Del and Fiona Palensky. Each episode gets listeners involved in making music! Short episodes are perfect for a car ride or just hanging out at home. Get printable lesson plans and ideas for extending the learning at musicboxpod.org. The Music Box is produced by Louisville Public Media and made possible in part by support from PNC and the Norton Foundation.

    Synthesizer to Space!

    Synthesizer to Space!

    Blast off on the SS Wendy Carlos with the Music Box team and learn about all things synthesizers. From sine waves to square waves, weโ€™ll explore the musical galaxy together to uncover all there is to know about these otherworldly electronic instruments.

    Additional lessons and resources at musicboxpod.org. Recommended for grades K-5, but everyone can embark on this ethereal journey.
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    • 14 min
    Broke Down Somewhere near Jupiter

    Broke Down Somewhere near Jupiter

    Oh, no! Looks like Kiana and Fiona need a little more time to fix up their spaceship before you can come aboard. Luckily, they have everything under control (they took the manual with them).

    Get ready to blast off on September 7th. Additional lessons and resources at musicboxpod.org. Recommended for grades K-5, but everyone can have a seat on the spaceship.
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    • 1 min
    Behind the Music: I'm a Producer!

    Behind the Music: I'm a Producer!

    We meet a music producer named Yons and learn more about it.

    • 17 min
    Pass The Melted Butter! Polyrhythms and Polymeters

    Pass The Melted Butter! Polyrhythms and Polymeters

    Exploring polymeters (and their super fun mnemonic devices)

    • 13 min
    I Scream! You Scream! We All Scream for the Drum Machine!

    I Scream! You Scream! We All Scream for the Drum Machine!

    Musical legends like J Dilla and Sly & the Family Stone used the drum machine as a tool, and you can too!

    • 12 min
    Behind the Music: I'm a recording engineer!

    Behind the Music: I'm a recording engineer!

    Meet Anne Gauthier from La La Land Studios.

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
117 Ratings

117 Ratings

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My three-year-old loves it!

We listen to this podcast while riding in the car. My three-year-old laughs at the kids and other actors. He loves the music and learning about instruments. He listens so attentively, it truly makes me smile. Now he asks for it: โ€œMusic Box!โ€

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