A proclamation for Classical Music Month was issued in 1994 by President Clinton.


(Biography/Mozart; Music/Classical; World/Austria; SEL: Humility; Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [12+]

Bach’s Fight for Freedom

(Biography; Music/Classical; World/Germany; SEL: Friendship; Father/Son; Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [6 – 12]

Beethoven Lives Upstairs

(Biography; Music/Classical; World/Austria; SEL: Grieving; Disabilities; Friendship; Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [9 – 12]

The Bolero

Short Subject

(Music (classical); SEL: Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: None) [9+; 26 minutes]

Handel’s Last Chance

(Biography; Music/Classical; World/England & Ireland; SEL: Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Caring) [6-12]

Les Choristes

(Music; World/France; Literature/Poetry Analysis; Literary Devices: theme; SEL: Self-esteem; Talent; Education; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [10+; in French with English subtitles]

Liszts’ Rhapsody

(Biography; Music/Classical; SEL Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [6 – 12]

Mr. Holland’s Opus

(Music/Classical; U.S. 1945 – 1991; SEL: Education; Male Role Model; Parenting; Father/Son; Mother/Son; Marriage; Disabilities; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Citizenship; Caring; Respect) [10+]

Music of the Heart

(Music/Classical, U.S./1991 – present & New York; Biography (Guaspari); SEL: Education; Talent, Disabilities; Romantic Relationships; Divorce and Separation; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Citizenship) [9+]

The Red Shoes

[Dance; Music/Classical; SEL: Talent; Work/Career; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Citizenship) [12+]

Small Wonders

(Music/Classical; U.S./1991 – Present & New York; Biography (Guaspari); SEL: Education; Female Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Citizenship) [6+]

Strauss: The King of Three-Quarter Time

(Biography; Music/Classical; World/Austria; SEL: Friendship; Child Abuse; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [6 – 12]

Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey

Electromagnetic Waves, Induction, Capacitance, and Antennae

Snippet Lesson Plan

(Science & Technology/Physics; Music) [12+; Middle and High School Level; film clip 6.5 minutes]

Thirty-Two Short Films About Glenn Gould

(Biography/Gould; Music/Classical; World/Canada; SEL: Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [14+] (Small portions in French with English subtitles.)