Music Express Extra - Developing Music Skills: Musical confidence for beginners - activities for teaching general musicianship

Mixed product

Primary music teaching resources for subject leaders and class teachers – engaging lessons, activities and games for kids.

Irresistibly upbeat grooves, riffs and styles to wake up and shake up the musician in everyone.

A complete resource for developing general musicianship skills and musical confidence right from the start. Perfect for Wider Opportunities schemes, this is also ideal for classroom teachers already using the Music Express scheme.

The pack (book + 2xCD/CD-ROM) contains activities for building skill and confidence in using beat, rhythm and pitch. 36 specially composed listening tracks engage young learners in moving, co-ordinating and responding musically. 8 celebration tracks give opportunities for bringing together newly established skills in performance.

Suitable for use from age 8 upwards, the pack offers ways of extending music skills with older or more able students.

Music notation is introduced gradually on the foundation of aural learning though no music reading is required to deliver the activities, which are user-friendly for both specialist and generalist teachers.

This is a mixed product that contains: 1 CD-Audio, 1 Paperback

RRP: £29.99

ISBN

978-0-7136-8574-9

Publication Date

18-12-2007

Format

Mixed product

Pages

64 pages

Dimensions

210x297mm

Author

Stephen Chadwick and Maureen Hanke, Prepared for publication by Collins Music

Maureen Hanke is head of Norfolk Education Service. Her work has involved PGCE training and QCA consultation. She started her career as a music teacher in the East End of London. Later, as a musicadviser, she developed a national reputation for music education workshops and became Head of Music Education at Trinity College of Music. She is the author of many titles in the Music Express series.Stephen Chadwick is a composer, sound engineer and educationalist. He has written frequently for the London Philharmonic Orchestra education programme, BBC Bitesize, Disney, and Channel Four's Gridclub. He is the author of three of A&C Black's Roald Dahl musicals, Singing French and Singing English, and was composer and producer for the Music Express series.

Product Description

Primary music teaching resources for subject leaders and class teachers – engaging lessons, activities and games for kids.

Irresistibly upbeat grooves, riffs and styles to wake up and shake up the musician in everyone.

A complete resource for developing general musicianship skills and musical confidence right from the start. Perfect for Wider Opportunities schemes, this is also ideal for classroom teachers already using the Music Express scheme.

The pack (book + 2xCD/CD-ROM) contains activities for building skill and confidence in using beat, rhythm and pitch. 36 specially composed listening tracks engage young learners in moving, co-ordinating and responding musically. 8 celebration tracks give opportunities for bringing together newly established skills in performance.

Suitable for use from age 8 upwards, the pack offers ways of extending music skills with older or more able students.

Music notation is introduced gradually on the foundation of aural learning though no music reading is required to deliver the activities, which are user-friendly for both specialist and generalist teachers.

This is a mixed product that contains: 1 CD-Audio, 1 Paperback

ISBN

978-0-7136-8574-9

Publication Date

18-12-2007

Format

Mixed product

Pages

64 pages

Dimensions

210x297mm

Product Description

Primary music teaching resources for subject leaders and class teachers – engaging lessons, activities and games for kids.

Irresistibly upbeat grooves, riffs and styles to wake up and shake up the musician in everyone.

A complete resource for developing general musicianship skills and musical confidence right from the start. Perfect for Wider Opportunities schemes, this is also ideal for classroom teachers already using the Music Express scheme.

The pack (book + 2xCD/CD-ROM) contains activities for building skill and confidence in using beat, rhythm and pitch. 36 specially composed listening tracks engage young learners in moving, co-ordinating and responding musically. 8 celebration tracks give opportunities for bringing together newly established skills in performance.

Suitable for use from age 8 upwards, the pack offers ways of extending music skills with older or more able students.

Music notation is introduced gradually on the foundation of aural learning though no music reading is required to deliver the activities, which are user-friendly for both specialist and generalist teachers.

This is a mixed product that contains: 1 CD-Audio, 1 Paperback

Author

Stephen Chadwick and Maureen Hanke, Prepared for publication by Collins Music

Maureen Hanke is head of Norfolk Education Service. Her work has involved PGCE training and QCA consultation. She started her career as a music teacher in the East End of London. Later, as a musicadviser, she developed a national reputation for music education workshops and became Head of Music Education at Trinity College of Music. She is the author of many titles in the Music Express series.Stephen Chadwick is a composer, sound engineer and educationalist. He has written frequently for the London Philharmonic Orchestra education programme, BBC Bitesize, Disney, and Channel Four's Gridclub. He is the author of three of A&C Black's Roald Dahl musicals, Singing French and Singing English, and was composer and producer for the Music Express series.