film by musician & performer Andrew Huang
The japanese band ‘World Order’ is famous for its choreographed videos.
It’s fun to shoot music videos with students inspired by their choreographies.
Freesound.org offers a huge archive of free sounds (registration for free)
opsound.org is dedicated to open source culture offering free sound & music
mp3.com free music
Bargus.org Music, sound, film, with a selection of free classic music also
archive.org huge open source page (films, music, sound, books & more)
freemusicarchive.org free music
More links on the website below (german wesbite, but listing many international sites in English)
There are HUGE archivs of free music on Youtube:
fall in love with sound design for film
Introduction to sound design (might be fun for kids 10 to 14):
sound design on TED:
Learn about film music from the best: Hans Zimmer
you just need a violin string, a metal plate and some couscous.
Watch Steve Mould performing.
Another approach is a bit more scientific:
every noise – all music styles by samples
klick the arrows to the right of a music style and you get hundreds of artists with samples.
Josef Klammer is a famous experimental percussion artist from Austria.
In a village in Paraguay, a teacher started a famous orchestra using instruments made out of trash.
touching trailer for a documentary about the orchestra shown on Green Film Festival San Franscisco
24 Min. documentary by Arte in french language