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Alpine Road Publishing featuring Jeff Van Devender
Friends and Family: A Musical for Young People By Jeff Van Devender
eBook (PDF): $12.00
Friends and Family is a musical intended for the kindergarten and first grade age groups. The theme focuses on making friends and the importance of being with family. The songs that are included are... More > basic childrens songs and nursery rhymes. This play works well with single class sections where every student can have a line and can be performed in an intimate classroom setting.< Less
Tis the Season: Scenes for a Christmas and Winter Holiday Musical By Jeff Van Devender
eBook (ePub): $12.99
These scenes are written to be part of a Christmas or Holiday school program. Use what fits your song choices. You can add, edit, delete &/or mix up dialogue to fit those choices. Due to the... More > current climate of many public schools, the theme is primarily secular in nature. A more religious-themed Christmas script is also available. The dialogue is humorous with 6 scenes to pick and choose from. No real costuming is necessary, other than to perhaps wear dress-up holiday-themed clothes or even pajamas to reflect the Christmas nature of the subject matter.< Less
Grant Proposal for Elementary Music Classroom By Jeff Van Devender
eBook (ePub): $5.00
Write your next grant proposal with confidence! Written in a language with key curricular vocabulary that will sell your idea to the grant awarding committee. Written for music, but can easily be... More > edited to fit other subjects.< Less
Scenes for a Veterans or Memorial Day Musical By Jeff Van Devender
eBook (ePub): $15.99
These scenes are written to be part of a Veterans Day or Memorial Day school program. Songs are intended to accompany them, but don’t necessarily have to. Use what fits your song choices. You... More > can add, edit, delete &/or mix up dialogue to fit those choices. No real costuming is necessary, other than to perhaps wear colors to reflect the patriotic nature of the subject matter.< Less
Piano Lessons: An In-Depth Look for New Instructors By Jeff Van Devender
eBook (ePub): $3.50
This ebook is designed to teach prospective piano teachers how to begin teaching piano. Music is a beautiful release for those who love to listen. It is even more beautiful for those who can play it... More > on the piano. This book shares strategies to bring anyone with some keyboard experience into the realm of teaching others.< Less
The Big Game - Celebrating Cultural Diversity By Jeff Van Devender
eBook (PDF): $12.00
This is a musical script to celebrate different cultures coming together in a school setting. Students rally around a new hispanic student who is struggling to grasp the language and other barriers... More > preventing him from fitting in. Music suggestions including La Bamba & Huki Lau as well as selections from Music K-8 Publication are offered. However the director has the freedom to pick and choose other appropriate selections to fit the script. The script can also be performed as a play without any music.< Less
After The Rain - Sheet Music By Jeff Van Devender
eBook (PDF): $1.99
Colorado musician Jeffrey van D, a.k.a. Jeff Van Devender, recorded After The Rain for his 2002 JavaMusiK release Bending Chords. Level of difficulty is moderate. Be sure to visit More > for more information and a chance to listen to the original recording. Please note that while every effort was made to be accurate in the transcription some discrepancies may exist.< Less
Colorado History Songbook Script (Revised) By Jeff Van Devender
eBook (PDF): $11.99
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This script is written to accompany the Colorado History Songbook I by John Polinski. Songs are available through Music For You Publishing located at More > with character parts that can be customized to accommodate any size group and still include all your performers. Published by Alpine Road Publishing, a division of JavaMusiK. Written by Jeff Van Devender, 2009. Revised, 2010.< Less
Unimaginatively, My Life and Times By William Van Devender
eBook (PDF): $6.25
An autobiographical sketch of William R. Van Devender, written by him prior to his passing in 2008.
Using New Age and Contemporary Instrumental Literature as a Piano Teaching Tool By Jeff Van Devender
eBook (PDF): $5.00
Have you ever struggled with learning or even teaching piano at the intermediate to advanced level? Do many of the available literature choices seem dull & dry? This booklet is compiled from a... More > masters degree project detailing instructional strategies associated with piano education. Examples are presented with educational strategies for technical, historical and other applications to assist in enhancing anybody's piano lesson experience. Included is a notated transcription of Jeff Van Devender's composition 'After The Rain' from his 2002 JavaMusiK cd release Bending Chords.< Less