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Christmas Performance Information

Group Work must be done in classes or with people you live with only.

Welcome to Music at Witton

 

Throughout your musical learning journey you will develop your skills in performance, composition, listening and appraising alongside enriching your communication skills. A new year in music means new topics for you to discover, try your best always and you will achieve!

Autumn Term 1:

Year 5, Elements of Music.

What are the Elements of Music?

 

Year 6, Rhythms of Africa.

What is an ostinato?

 

Year 7, Rap Music.

Who is Pig Meat Markham? 

 

 

 

Make A Change Join the Music Council!

If you have musical ideas and want to support the department download an application and hand in to Mrs Savage. All abilities welcome!

APPLICATIONS CLOSED FOR 2020-2021

 

Council Members 

Levi Curtis 

Oscar Putt

Millie Lang

Paige Shaw

Isaac Rudkin

 

Instrumental Teaching

Do you want to learn an instrument? Complete the application below.

Did you know that playing an instrument makes you smarter?...Don't just take my word for it! Do the research click the link! https://www.classicfm.com/discover-music/reasons-to-play-a-musical-instrument/


At Witton we provide instrumental lessons in:
(Click the links for more information)

 

Guitar/Bass     Piano/      Drumkit      Brass        Vocal      Strings      Woodwind

  Ukulele      Keyboard

 

 

  • Brass, strings and woodwind to be confirmed (please enquire)

 

 

We really want to increase numbers and talent ready for our extra curricular clubs and performances. Be prepared for when we can start activities like orchestra, band and choir again. 

 

Don't see your instrument? Come and enquire with Mrs Savage, we want to diversify our instrumentation. 

 

 

Instrumental Lesson Timetable- These times may change so check on the 'Music Notice Board' for any updates.

Mrs Savage's Song Suggestion!

 

I am going to post weekly videos of a huge range of music! Have a listen and let me know what you think. You can get Epraise points for your responses.  

Some of these songs will be completely new and others you may know very well!
 

Week 10: Blondie, Call Me
Week 9: Tears for Fears, Everybody wants to rule the world
Week 8: Queen, Radio Ga Ga

Week 7: Ray Parker Jr, Ghost Busters

Week 6: Nina Simone, I put a spell on you. 

Week 5: Beck, Sound and Vision. 

Week 4: Florence and the Machine, You've got the Love. 

Week 3: Redbone, Come and Get Your Love 

Week 2: FleetWood Mac, The Chain.

Week 1: The O Jay's, Love Train. 

 

Blondie - Call Me

What instruments can you hear?
Describe the timbre/sonority of her voice: (is it high/low/shrill/pretty/rough etc)
Describe the melody (tune): Is it repetitive? Does it jump around? Does it move in steps?
Write down the structure of the piece: (What order does each section come?)

 

 

Year 7's: Composing and Performing Raps

Year 6's: Composing and Performing Rhythms

Year 5's: Composing and Performing using Elements of Music

 

 

This is Sophie in year 7. Sophie has passed her Silver Music Medal just before lockdown. Her certificate and medal arrived this week. Sophie passed with 'excellence' on all three sections. Well Done Sophie. 

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