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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:

Year 5, Rhythm 1 & Elements of Music

Read, perform and compose different rhythms and applying elements of music.

Using DRIP TTTS (click for song)

 

Year 6, 

Rhythm 2 & Cyclical drumming

Re-cap big beats and notation, perform using drum circle techniques.

 

Year 7, Rhythm 3 

Learning the history, key features and origin of Rap 

Performing double and single time, writing and performing poetry, using slang and rhyme.   

 

 

Singing- all years: 

All classes will participate in developing their voices every lesson. We will focus on accuracy of pitch and maintaining individual parts within a group.  Developing confidence and performance skills including dynamics and expression, learning how to tell stories using a melody.

 

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 OPEN FOR 2022-2023

 

Council Members 

N/A

 

Dates and Important information

Upcoming dates:
- September Tuesday 20th. Young Voices Choir starts. (See Clubs & choir above for more info).

- Date to be confirmed due to setting up parent pay

September Wednesday 14th. Drama club starts. (See clubs & drama for more info). 

- November. Auditions for spring musical. 

- November. Rehearsals for Christmas Concert begin. 

- December. Christmas Concert for parents. (*Thursday 15th December-  evening).

- January. Young Voices Performance- Resorts World Arena, Birmingham Friday 13th January 2023. 

-March. Spring Music- Dates TBC*

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

 

 

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!
 

Song 1: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - YouTube

Song 2: Let's Twist Again- Chubby Checker

Song 3: Batman Theme 1989- Danny Elfman

Song 4: The Jersey Boys- (Mash up, Frankie Valli and The four Seasons)

Song 5: Play Dead- Björk

Song 6: Sam Ryder - SPACE MAN - LIVE - United Kingdom 🇬🇧 - Grand Final - Eurovision 2022

Sam Ryder - SPACE MAN - LIVE - United Kingdom 🇬🇧 - Grand Final - Eurovision 2022

Sam Ryder performed SPACE MAN, representing United Kingdom at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin, Italy.
Watch his passionate performance, and his immense vocal range.
A very talented performance! Enjoy

 

 

Year 7's: Composing and Performing Raps

Year 6's: Composing and Performing Rhythms

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

 

 

Year 5- Ensemble Project

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One of our talented year 5's showing her skills with singing and performing chords on the ukulele.

Witton's Christmas Show 2020

It is finally here!!! Please enjoy the full Christmas performance showcasing a huge variety of talent and creativity from the stars at Witton.
Arranged, compiled and edited by Mrs Savage.

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