“Rondo Jam” music therapy / education activity lesson plan for teens and adults

-Age: 13 to 18 and up
-Goal Area: social skills,  listening to each other, cooperating, leading, and following
-Name of Activity: Rhondo Jam
-Objective: Students take turns improvising their own solo and and then return to the group’s repeated theme. 
-Materials: instruments and a familiar song, chord progression, or rhythmic beat.
-Method: The form of a rhondo is ABACADAE… where A is like a chorus that is always returned to and the other letters are individualized solos.
-Adaptations: music suitable to the group.
-Submitted by: (optional name and email)   Margie La Bella of music therapy tunes
Please send in any activities or musical processes  that you use with children, adolescents or adults of all ages and abilities. These could be activities for use for kids, adolescents or adults that have autism, adhd, add, down’s / down syndrome, speech language delays, oral-motor issues, physical disabilities, mental health issues, conduct disorder, cerebral palsy and other issues that we human have to contend with.  I’m also interested in any activities for people dealing with health issues, dementia, Alzheimer’s, chemical dependency, other addictions, grief, cancer, pain management and any other life issue.  I have just installed a “spam” locator which means that I’ll actually get the mail as mail. Please email me at margie@musictherapytunes.com and put activity in the subject line. Give yourself (or the author/composer)  all the credit you want or remain anonymous. Thank you!! – Margie La Bella at music therapy tunes
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