Silver Birch appraising music by the composers Danny Elfman and John Williams
Describe, compare and evaluate music using musical vocabulary
Contrast the work of famous composers and show preferences
Analyse features within different pieces of music
Evaluate how the occasion and purpose affects the way a piece of music is created
Appraising - Contrast the work of famous composers and show preferences
Performing banjp style with the C Chord
Appraising Choose the most appropriate tempo for a piece of music Explain why they think their music is successful or unsuccessful Composing Compose music which meets specific criteria Use their notations to record groups of chords
Ruby, Josh and Jack perform their composition
Silver Birch perform at the charity coffee morning
Performing Breathe in the correct place when singing Sing and use their meaning of expression to add expression Perform parts from memory Sing a harmony part confidently and accurately
Performing at the Maidstone schools Recorder Festival
Silver Birch use cups as instruments, 'Pitch Perfect' style
Our Ukuklele compositions
Ella performs her composition
Harmony performs using the C Chord
Appraising - • Suggest improvements to their own or others’ work • Choose the most appropriate tempo for a piece of music Composing - • Compose music which meets specific criteria • Use their notations to record groups of pitches (chords) Performing - • Perform using notations • Take on a solo part
Thomas and Bailey perform their 2-part composition
Demonstrating rest strokes Strumming using the banjo method
Lee and Leonard perform their composition after just one ukulele lesson!
Their written composition
Katrina and Lily practise for their performance
Appraising - Refine and improve their work Explain why they think their music is successful or unsuccessful Performing - Perform using notations Take the lead in a performance Play a repeated sequence of pitches on a tuned instrument to accompany a song
First practice of our christmas song - do you like our lyrics?
Performing - Breathe in the correct place when singing Perform by ear Perform parts from memory Composing - Choose the most appropriate tempo for a piece of music Appraising - Refine and improve their work Evaluate how the venue, occasion and purpose affects the way a piece of music is created
Silver Birch perform 'You've got a friend in me at the MacMillan Coffee morning
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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