The emphasis in this singing workshop is to promote confidence and enjoyment. It can either explore different aspects of music such as genre, harmony or rhythm or be related to a chosen theme. There are many options available for the theme of the songs. They include;
Music hall songs
Songs from the World Wars
World music – Mexico, France, China etc.
Folk music (British, English or European)
Songs about how I feel
Songs about the sea
The songs are introduced in their cultural / historical context, often including watching a short video clip. Depending on the class age and suitability, harmony or multi-part songs provide an opportunity to advance children’s confidence and singing ability.
Duration: 1 hour
Suitable for: Reception to Year 6
Group size: around 30 children
Curriculum elements: Topic-link, singing, performance, harmony (if suitable), listening skills, pitch, rhythm, dynamics, tempo
Cost: £50 + travel