As an introduction to Music in Year 6, Mrs Green brought in her woodwind instruments for us to look at and learn about. We compared them and discussed their similarities and differences both mechanically and in respect of the tone and pitch that they each make.
For our music for this term we have used our literacy as stimulus. We watched a video of the tin forest and decided to compose, notate and perform music using a range of instruments, our voices and our bodies. We split the video into five one minute slots and each group composed one section each. The story takes us through a lot of different emotions which we had to reflect with the dynamics, tone, pace and pitch of the music.
We were lucky enough to visit the Charter Theatre to watch a special Chinese New Year performance organised by UCLAN. We watch some very talented musicians, dancers and performers who travelled all the way from Eastern China!