Investigating rhythm with body percussion

An energetic and exciting rhythm workshop involving creative and physical collaboration.

  • How many sounds can I make with just my feet, hands or voice?

  • Can I make more sounds working with a partner?

  • What changes when we go faster or louder?

  • How does it sound when the whole class works together?

  • Can we move around at the same time?


Using the beginnings of music notation to write down the rhythms created, a short and dynamic ensemble piece is put together.

Duration:1 hour

Suitable for: Reception to Year 6

Group size: around 30 children

Curriculum elements:  Rhythm, dynamics, tempo, timbre, composition, listening skills, performance music notation.

Cost: £50 + travel

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