Secondary

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:
https://www.musicradar.com/news/learn-to-play-guitar-and-keyboards-at-home-free

Free Fender online guitar lessons
Free online guitar lessons for 3 months from Fender, usually £10 per month.
https://www.fender.com/play

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.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLTjZ3o6K-BOnKsd0GLdhTLy2Rt5WxBK67

MusicTheory.net
Free music theory lessons.
https://www.musictheory.net/

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.
https://learningmusic.ableton.com/

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!
https://musiceducation.global/event/homeskool-beatbox-adventures-with-shlomo/2020-05-14/

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:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/vocal-and-songwriting-workshops-with-rose-gray-tickets-102570188194

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.

Download guide to musical periods (.pdf)

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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