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KS3 / KS4 MUSIC RESOURCES

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Helen Tierney worked as a Head of Music in comprehensive schools for 27 years. She was Advanced Skills Teacher for Secondary Music in Barnet for 13 years.She now works freelance in music education and community music. Her work has included working with music in prisons, dementia units ,homeless support groups and eating disorder clinics and she also examines for ABRSM. She co-devised the dementia arts engagement programme MUSIC,MEMORIES and ME and is a member of the BBC Symphony Chorus

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Helen Tierney worked as a Head of Music in comprehensive schools for 27 years. She was Advanced Skills Teacher for Secondary Music in Barnet for 13 years.She now works freelance in music education and community music. Her work has included working with music in prisons, dementia units ,homeless support groups and eating disorder clinics and she also examines for ABRSM. She co-devised the dementia arts engagement programme MUSIC,MEMORIES and ME and is a member of the BBC Symphony Chorus
GCSE PERFORMANCE KEYBOARD PIECES
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GCSE PERFORMANCE KEYBOARD PIECES

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These pieces are for the most basic players who have not had tuition on keyboard and don’t want to sing for their GCSE performance.There are 2 versions ( one with note letter-names and expression in English) of Next to Me and a version of I’ll stand by you.Students should be able to access a C grade with these at least ( both are Standard Level of Difficulty at Edexcel .
KS3 BAROQUE SOW
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KS3 BAROQUE SOW

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A composition based project for transition KS3/4 introducing Baroque style through listening and composition.
Plan and Design an NHS CONCERT task
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Plan and Design an NHS CONCERT task

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A short easy access task asking students to plan an NHS celebration concert,choosing artists,locations and creating publicity. Students can use technology or collage,painting etc to create the final poster Suitable for KS2 or 3
KS3 OPERA COMPOSITION ASSESSMENT - Carmen Project
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KS3 OPERA COMPOSITION ASSESSMENT - Carmen Project

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A powerpoint and composition sheet linked to KS3 Opera project where Carmen was studied as a set-work. This can generate a few weeks work and students can use the clip as a one-off or study the Opera in more detail.Useful for both cross-curricular activities ( Spanish & Drama) and also KS3 musical assessments.Works for all KS3 year groups.
Gershwin Powerpoint
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Gershwin Powerpoint

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Information for initial work on Gershwin,focussing on performances of Summertime.Both easily accessible on Youtube.A possible way in to Jazz & Blues or for use mid-topic.