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Music Week

Discussion in 'Music' started by spanboy, Jan 3, 2019.

  1. spanboy

    spanboy Occasional commenter

    Hi. I have a 'music week' coming up in May, and need some ideas with activities to fill a whole week. I've done a couple of days before, but never a full week. It's actually an 'arts' week but both drama and art teachers are on maternity leave (!) so it's just down to me. Secondary kids. Any ideas most welcome. TIA.
  2. sparklepig2002

    sparklepig2002 Star commenter

    • Get some music groups in to perform/do a workshop -your local music hub might be able to help.
    • Approach any musical parents-could they come and perform/talk about their instruments/recording business/DJ-ing etc etc.
    • watch STOMP video-do your own junk music workshop
    • Liase with a local primary school-get some children in to make simple musical instruments
    • film music /video game music workshop-discuss the characteristics and compose your own
    • some sort of interclass competition eg singing comp. based on The Voice
    • a musical talent show
  3. lindenlea

    lindenlea Star commenter

    Say you'll do three days worth, spread across a week maybe, but that whoever is teaching art and drama need to offer something too.
  4. frustum

    frustum Star commenter

    If they haven't got specialist cover for the art/drama maternity leaves, arguably it's more important that art and drama are covered in the arts week. If it's towards the end of the maternity leaves, maybe the usual teachers would be willing to come in for KIT days, or maybe you can get someone in from outside. (If they have got specialist cover, then this is a chance for them to add something extra to their CVs that shows they really got stuck into the school and didn't just cover lessons.)

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