Posts in Primary
Music for Film

Age: 7-11

Group size: 4 to 10

Experience required: Grade 1+

Duration: 1 day

Spaces & resources required: Two rooms, one projector & screen, classroom percussion, students' instruments

Objectives: explore the relationship between music, character, movement and story-telling

Activity: Improvise, compose and perform live music with a film (provided), using a variety of instruments and sound sources. Optional use of microphone and loop pedal to create soundscape as part of the soundtrack.

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Pianists Together

Age: 7-11 or 11-16

Group size: 4 to 12

Experience required: Grade 1+

Duration: 1/2 to 1 day, or ongoing series

Objectives: Piano students play music in duets, trios and other group sizes, introducing or developing ensemble skills

Activity: Pianists are given a rare opportunity to work as an equal member of an ensemble, with repertoire specifically written for these ensembles. The workshop develops ensemble work, boosting confidence, technique, communication and repertoire ideas to kick-start further ensemble work. 

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