Here are some music resources for secondary school aged pupils to enjoy at home:
BBC Bitesize for ages 11-14
Have fun developing or learning new musical skills with tutorials on a range of musical topics including ‘How to write a song’, ‘How to sing, rap and beatbox’ and ‘Compose your own film music’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zmsvr82
Learn to play guitar and keyboards at home
Easy free lessons for beginners:
Free Fender online guitar lessons
Free online guitar lessons for 3 months from Fender, usually £10 per month.
LSO Discovery A Level Music Revision Shorts
Key concepts from the A Level music syllabus are explained in these short films presented by Rachel Leech.
Free music theory lessons.
Learn music with Abelton
In these lessons, you'll learn the basics of music making. No prior experience or equipment is required; you'll do everything right here in your browser.
Homeskool Beatbox Adventures with Shlomo
Kids and their grownups worldwide will be learning incredible beatboxing skills, finding their true voice and creating songs of their own. Live on Facebook & YouTube, every Thursday at 2pm!
Vocal and songwriting workshops with Rose Gray
Get creative with FREE vocal and songwriting workshops with Rose Gray. Sessions for 6-12s and 12-16s online on Fridays at 4pm in April and May. Book online at:
Guide to musical time periods
This presentation is an excellent introduction to musical time periods from Medieval to 20th Century with key facts and examples from each period.
Guide to musical instruments
Learn about the instruments families in an orchestra.
Download guide to musical instruments (.pdf)
Thank you to Andrei, one of our star Music School pupils for writing these two guides.
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