Welcome to BLB Studios

Bradley L. Bonner holds a Master’s Degree in Music Education from the University of Central Florida where he served as an adjunct in the Education Department for over twenty-five years.

He retired in August of 2009 from a 34-year position as an Elementary Music Specialist for the Lake County School System. Mr. Bonner holds a Level Three certification in Orff Schulwerk. Brad has directed music programs in local churches for over 35 years, and he is the President of BLB Studios.

His current work focuses on developing animations that teach the elements of music. Mr. Bonner serves as the Music Education Specialist for the Fort Worth company, Rhythm Band Instruments and has presented sessions and workshops throughout the USA.

(Bloom’s Taxonomy is the framework for each lesson.)
Bradley L. Bonner, M.Ed.,
President, BLB Studios
email: blbstudios@aol.com

What will I find on this site?

Explore the teacher-tested, student-friendly materials from BLB Studios as you navigate the pages of our site. Read and participate in our blog, “Brad’s Beat.” Find details on how BLB animations can help you reach benchmark teaching goals! Order immediate digital downloads or hardcopy DVD's of animated products that include interactive visual, aural, and kinesthetic activities for beginning musicians of all ages.  Share comments and teaching suggestions that have helped you to create effective music experiences for beginners.  Seasoned music educators will adapt these animations to introduce or build student understanding of the elements of music.  Group leaders with minimal music experience will be able confidently lead beginning Bell, Boomwhacker, and "rhythm band" ensembles by simply following the step by step prompts provided in each animation!

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The Performers’ Pack Volume 1

*Receive product instantly using the “Digital Download” option. Please allow two to four weeks when ordering hardcopy DVD’s and instruments. (the sales price includes free shipping) Advancing Boomwhacker ensembles will be challenged by some of the parts assigned in “The Performers’ Pack”. The arrangements are crafted to allow players of many levels to perform together. […]

Animated Boomwhackers Volume 3

*Receive product instantly using the “Digital Download” option. Please allow two to four weeks when ordering hardcopy DVD’s and instruments. (the sales price includes free shipping) Players in grades 4 – Middle School are ready to consider ensemble type arrangements. Although they are capable of playing numerous parts simultaneously they are often confused by the complex […]

Bing Bang Boom Rock My Room!

*Receive product instantly using the “Digital Download” option. Please allow two to four weeks when ordering hardcopy DVD’s and instruments. (the sales price includes free shipping) Pre-schoolers through early first grade students will relate to the musical musings of Teddy Bear, Cool Cat, and Brad as they open up introductory experiences in singing, beat, and […]

Animated Boomwhackers Volume 2

*Receive product instantly using the “Digital Download” option. Please allow two to four weeks when ordering hardcopy DVD’s and instruments. (the sales price includes free shipping) During the middle elementary grades 2nd – 4th grade students become very curious about the mechanics of making music. In Animated Boomwhakcers Volume 2 participants explore Melody, Harmony, Form, […]

Animated Boomwhackers Volume 1

*Receive product instantly using the “Digital Download” option. Please allow two to four weeks when ordering hardcopy DVD’s and instruments. (the sales price includes free shipping) Young children love to wiggle and giggle their way through the learning day. Animated Boomwhackers Volume 1 offers children the expression options they enjoy. Fifteen tracks lead young players […]