Make March A Slam Dunk with Quaver’s Music Madness!

Looking for a new way to get students analyzing music and thinking critically? 

Introducing the first annual Quaver’s March Music Madness

Each week from March 15th to April 2nd, composers from four different musical periods–Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Impressionist–will square off to see who has the ultimate classical piece!

How to participate in Quaver’s March Music Madness:

  • Starting on March 15th, visit the QuaverMusic Facebook Page to view our weekly bracket standings.
  • The competition begins with eight classical pieces from the Baroque, Romantic, Classical, and Impressionist periods.
  • Head to the QuaverMusic Blog to cast your students’ vote for their favorite piece from each of the brackets.
  • Join us on the blog each week to vote on your favorites—and on April 6th, the winner will be revealed on the QuaverMusic Facebook page and right here on the blog!

Download a PDF of the bracket to share with your class here

And your 2018 Quaver’s March Music Madness winner is…

Congratulations to Tchaikovsky and his winning piece, “The Nutcracker, Op. 71a: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy!”

It was a close race but in a final upset, the Romantic Period came out on top!

Thanks for participating in Quaver’s March Music Madness! We hope you enjoyed analyzing these pieces with your students, thinking critically, and having fun!

And a very special congratulations to the following teachers for having near PERFECT brackets during Quaver’s Music Madness! You and your students will all find a rockin’ new outfit for your avatar in your account- your very own uniform! Congratulations to Ms. Viner of LaCygne Elementary, Ms. Setchell of Apollo Elementary, Ms. Guillotte of Kohfeldt Elementary, and Ms. Uhland of St. Mark’s Episcopal Academy!

Thanks again to ALL who participated! See you next year!



See you next year!

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