RECORDER FESTIVAL VICTORIA HALL 22.3.18
30 children attended the Recorder Festival.
We played 11 different pieces.
Rehearsals before the concert.
Following the score.
Celebrating the 20th year of the Festival.
Upper Choir at Wolstanton Rotary Club Concert 15.3.2018
We performed on the Saint John Fisher stage.
We received a certificate and a cheque for £150.
National Sing Up Day with LMW Ladies Community Choir.
The ladies sang acapella with no accompaniment.
They taught us some of their warm-ups.
The Little Green Frog song.
They sang songs in different languages.
The songs came from all over the World.
We really enjoyed joining in.
Y5 MUSIC TECHNOLOGY PROJECT AT NUL COLLEGE.
The college has a music technology suite.
Some of the students helped us.
The head of music lead the session.
We manipulated and layered sounds.
Our theme is space.
We made a soundtrack for a short film.
KS1 CHOIR SONGBIRDS CONCERT VICTORIA HALL 6.3.18
41 Y1/2 children sang at The Victoria Hall.
We had a good view from the balcony in the Circle.
We had a great time!
KEELE CONCERT BAND ASSEMBLY 28.2.2018
The Keele students played brass and woodwind.
There was even an electric guitar.
They played an arrangement of "Happy".
They played a suite of melodies from Dr. Who.
They had to listen to one another.
They had to concentrate on their scores.
Y5 AT STAFFORD COUNTY SHOWGROUND WITH MANCHESTER CAMERATA FOR THE BFG SHOW 14.2.18
Manchester Camerata came into school.
Turning our lyrics into songs.
Rehearsing with the other schools in Stafford.
Manchester Camerata ensemble accompaniment.
Massed choir songs.
St. Mary's performing our own songs.
Well done everyone in Year 5.
HOLY TRINITY CAROL SERVICE 2017
We have a very strong choir this year.
The choir includes children from Y3-6.
We sang a song called Diamond Bright".
St. Mary's Band played 2 carols.
We have flutes, clarinets, violins and recorders.
ROWAN COURT CHOIR XMAS 2017
20 children went across.
We sang carols with the residents.
Everyone played some bells.
5 gold rings!
We sat in a circle encircled by residents.
We chatted together afterwards.
One lady was knitting for the dogs home.
LOWER SCHOOL CHOIR AT NEWCASTLE LIBRARY XMAS 2017
45 children performed!
Our parents and grandparents came to watch us.
We sang 12 songs!
Year 2 helped year 1.
We had 3 girls leading from year 2.
We had 3 boys leading from year 2.
Our teachers sang too.
There are lots of boys in our choir.
We shook our bells for Jingle Bells.
We shook our tambourines for Rudolph.
CHOIR AT VICTORIA HALL CHRISTMAS CONCERT 2017
29 children sang their hearts out for St. Mary's.
ORCHESTRA AT SJF CAROLS AGAINST CANCER CONCERT 2017
We played 4 Christmas songs.
We impressed Mrs Golds the Head of Music.
The SJF Concert Band were brilliant.
Mrs Golds is in a harmony singing group.
CHOIR AT HOLY TRINITY PARISH BAZAAR 2017
A very proud music teacher!.
What a beautiful sound..
Singing to people as they arrived.
Some of us were doing more than one job!
Following the conductor.
Upper Choir at Newcastle Lights 18.11.2017
We sang Christmas carols and songs.
There was 30 of us in the choir.
Some of our staff sang with us.
The stage was huge!
We were well supported.
We gathered quite a crowd.
Year 2 Test Driving PBuzz Instruments!
This is fun!
We can get a sound out of them!
It takes a lot of concentration.
Curriculum Lessons Year3/4 Autumn 2017
Our Topic is The Pentatonic Scale
The scale has 5 notes
The scale has 3 notes then a gap then 2 notes
We are playing a 5 note ostinato
The Xylophone adds depth to the texture
The glockenspiels have higher notes
We are accompanying a pentatonic song
We are reading music from a score
Some of us can play the ostinato on the piano
Playing the ostinato on the keyboard
Curriculum Lessons Year 1/2 Autumn 2017
Our Topic is Pitch
We are playing high, middle and low notes
The long keys make a lower sound
The short keys make a higher sound
We can play from a score
This instrument is a glockenspiel
We composed our own tune for Miss Mary Mac
COUNTY MUSIC SERVICE CONCERT
Brass, woodwind and strings.
Teachers have to play lots of instruments.
Clapping along to the pulse.
Y6 MUSIC TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP
Kurly is a performance poet who can also rap.
A bit of Ed Shearan.
Writing lyrics as a group.
Having a go.
Writing our own lyrics.
ORCHESTRA AT SAINT JOHN FISHER CONCERT
An excellent performance.
KS2 SUMMER MUSIC CONCERT
Y5 Samba drumming.
6 different rhythms!
Watch the conductor.
Dropping in and out.
We can play 4 chords.
We sing and play.
Violin tuition groups with Mrs Hickman.
We have 15 players.
Upper School Choir.
No wars will stop us singing.
Y6 Djembe drumming.
4 different parts.
Clarinet duet with Mrs Opatunde.
Orchestra with treble recorders.
MUSICIANS WORKSHOP WITH ART BRASIL
Mika and Mike play samba.
We copied lots of different rhythms.
We learned to play a whole samba piece.
There were lots of rhythm changes.
We learned a Portugese song too.
Our teachers learned to play samba with us.
One big Samba band..
Looking and listeneing is essential.
Stopping and starting together.
Samba dance keeps you fit!
NEWCASTLE MALE VOICE CHOIR
Newcastle Male Voice Choir came to sing for us.
With conductor Hannah and accompanist Anne.
They sing in 4 part harmony.
We learned to sing a hymn together.
RECORDER WORKSHOP WITH ANNA BRADBURN
Anna Bradburn is a professional recorder player.
We learned a lot from her.
We now know how to play quietly!
We stop when there is a rest.
NEWCASTLE LYMELIGHT FESTIVAL 2017
PERFORMING WITH MY INTER-THEATRE GROUP.
SONGS FROM THE SHOWS.
WE GO TOGETHER.
YOUNGER APPRENTICES DRAFTED IN.
UPPER CHOIR AT ROWAN COURT NURSING HOME 3.4.17
RECORDER FESTIVAL VICTORIA HALL 30.3.17
HUNDREDS OF CHILDREN REQUIRED 2 CONDUCTORS!
WE HAD 37 PLAYERS.
TREBLE AND TENOR PLAYERS.
DUETTING WITH A PROFESSIONAL RECORDER PLAYER.
WOLSTANTON ROTARY CLUB CHOIR FESTIVAL 23.3.2017
IT IS A VERY BIG STAGE!
WE DID A GREAT PERFORMANCE
THE MAYOR OF NEWCASTLE PRESENTED OUR CERTIFICATE
SING-UP DAY WITH LADIES COMMUNITY CHOIR LMW 22.3.2017
LMW SING ACAPELLA, 4-PART HARMONY WORLD MUSIC
WE LEARNED SONGS IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES
THE UPPER CHOIR JOIN LMW TO SING "LET LOVE SHINE"
THE LAST SONG ENDED WITH THE WORDS NEVER GIVE UP!
MY INTER-THEATRE GROUP VISIT SCHOOL FEBRUARY 2017
REPRISE OF THE REP. SHOW
UPPER SCHOOL CHOIR NEWCASTLE LIGHTS 2016
CAROLS AT THE ROEBUCK SHOPPING CENTRE 2016
VICTORIA HALL MUSIC HUB CONCERT XMAS 2016
ROWAN COURT NURSING HOME CAROL SINGING 2016