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Pop-up concert!

The PYP bands performed at lunchtime last week to show their talent and hard work. Well done guys! https://photos.app.goo.gl/USncbZNNmwkEvNGy9 The Bands 06/22 photos.app.goo.gl

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Welcome back to school!

As we enter our hybrid model there are some important things to know. Music will be an online subject which takes place on the days when you have remote learning. It is on your schedules and I will be waiting … Continue reading

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The building blocks of music: Making Chords

Chords are made by layering notes upon each other. We’ll take a look at what scales are, how they are formed and how they relate to chords.

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The great musicians: Jazz

We have inquired into the birth and development of jazz, the great American artform. This week we will look at jazz in the modern era and free jazz. Next week we’ll use canva to create a poster which shows all … Continue reading

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The Great Musicians: Jazz. Beebop and Swing

We have learned of the origins of jazz and now we turn to its development. From traditional Dixieland jazz grew swing and beebop as jazz split and diverged. Let’s see how.

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The Great Musicians: Jazz

Last week we discussed the origins of jazz and its vocal technique, scat. This week we inquire into how jazz developed and grew.

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Welcome to a new year of music making!

Music- Wk 1 & 2 _ KIS Planning

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Online Learning

Unfortunately, the current COVID conditions have, once again, necessitated a return to online learning. I will be meeting my classes on classroom and zoom as we follow our normal class tinetables and schedules. Music classes will start on Tuesday, April … Continue reading

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Showtime!

We will be sharing our talents on the ukelele at the holiday concert this year. You’ll need the chords of C, G, A minor and F Here they are: Here are the songs we will be performing. Make sure you … Continue reading

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Back in the music room!

Mr Chris’ days as a peripatetic music teacher are, once again, over as, from Monday, I return, with you, to the music room. The room where the magic happens! We have had two weeks introduction to our listening unit on … Continue reading

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