Singing Skills Days for Teachers

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SINGING SKILLS DAY FOR TEACHERS, TA’S, SUPPLY AND VOLUNTEER STAFF, AT JACKDAWS

Thursday 18th July, 10am – 2pm
SPECIAL FOLLOW ON RATE £15
(Includes lunch! Usually £25)

Do you have some musical skills, but would like to help to develop them and get some new ideas? How can YOU use singing in the classroom? Does your confidence using your singing voice need a boost?

YOU NEED A SINGING SKILLS DAY AT JACKDAWS!

20 places available; First Come, First Served.
Suitable for Teachers of Key Stage One and Two.

Work with our expert Caroline Radcliffe and her apprentice singing leaders on:

Voice production:
Posture-preparing to sing. Breath control
Finding your voice: using different voices
Expanding range: sliding and stepping exercises
Enunciation: clear vowels and consonants, making the face work
As well as:
Inner smile – angel voices
Singing through to the end of a phrase
Starting and finishing together – collective responsibility

Musicianship: Implementing basic music elements using body and voice
Musical elements:
Rhythm: define beat/ tap a steady beat/ define rhythm/ rhythm vs beat/ ta-ti ti-rest. Pitch: general rise and fall/ soh-mi-la.
Phrasing: define phrase/recognise long/short phrases
Structure: recognise phrases with same tune/recognise simple structures, e.g. ABAB
Dynamics and Articulation: forte/piano/staccato/legato.
Texture: 2-part hearing- rounds and ostinatos.

You will learn a minimum of Four pieces you can try in class.
Music used is very accessible, melodic, world and folk based music.

You will receive a guide at the end of the day to help you lead some singing in your class/school and a recorded CD of the songs you have worked on.

DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS AMAZING OPPORTUNITY TO INCREASE YOUR CONFIDENCE AND SKILLS! BOOK NOW BY CALLING 01373 812383, OR EMAILING music@jackdaws.org

NB; There is help available with petrol costs for those travelling from further afield, please ask when you book.

Supported by Jackdaws Education and Sound Foundation Somerset (Somerset Music Education Hub).

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