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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.

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!

Spring Term:

Year 5, Rhythms of Africa

What is an ostinato?

 

Year 6, Music of Japan

What is a pentatonic scale?

 

Year 7, Djembe Cross-rhythms.

How do I notate, perform and compose rhythms?

 

 

 

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 C 

Oscar P

Millie L

Paige S

Isaac R

Samuel L

Jamie M

 

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

 

 

  • strings 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 1: Earth, Wind & Fire - Boogie Wonderland

Earth, Wind & Fire - Boogie Wonderland

Listen to the song and answer the questions.
1) When do you think this song was popular?
2) What instruments can you hear in the song?
3) What is the structure of the song?
4) What is the time signature? (How many beats per bar?)
5) Would you recommend this song?

 

 

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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