Year 7 Music
Teacher in Charge: Mrs P. Robinson
Y7 Music for two terms exposes students to different genres, instruments and eras of music. Concentration is on rhythm and performance at this level. The course is designed for absolute beginners through to students who have extensive performance experience.
Students will be introduced to world music and a variety of instruments as well as instruments made from every day materials found in the home. They also have the opportunity to learn an instrument that have never played and attend itinerant lesson. The students will enjoy be able to play ukulele, guitar, bass guitar, drums and keyboard at a level each individual chooses.
The majority of skills will be obtained through practical activities, listening to music, as well as research through project work.
Concentration for the 1st term is placed on world music which includes, rhythm, co-ordination, world music. Short units of work encourage students to read, play, move, sing and tackle difficult rhythmic body choreography. Singing and moving many of the traditional songs of countries around the world encourages interesting composition as well as team work.
Students will be introduced to Pizza Groove and Audacity as a taste of what is offered in the Music Industry.
The second term will introduce students to the basics of keyboard, guitar and ukulele as well as tuned and untuned percussion in preparation for group work.
Recommended Prior Learning
There is no recommended prior learning at Y8