Handcross Primary

Music Blog

Regular updates on our musical learning at Handcross Primary

 

9th Dec 2022:  Choir:  Carol Singing at County Mall

Today our school choir were performing in public at County Mall shopping centre.   We sang a huge selection of carols and other Xmas songs to a huge audience.  

8th Dec 2022:  Key Stage One Nativity

Today our school choir were performing in public at County Mall shopping centre.   We sang a huge selection of carols and other Xmas songs to a huge audience.  Amazing singing from our younger children in these performances!

 

 

1st Dec 2022:  Music Celebration Assembly

We had a huge music celebration today with performances from every class in key stage 2, as well as singing and performing from our school choir and orchestra.  

The classes had each prepared songs about their Stone Age topic, as well as performing on the instruments they had been learning this term:   Djembe in yr 5 & 6, Recorders in yr 4 and Body Percussion in yr 3. 

 

 

 

17th Nov 2022:  Caterpillars:  Ostinato Piece

Caterpillars have been working at composing and performing ostinato pieces in music over the past few weeks.  We've made our own version of Harry Potter and the Mysterious Ticking Noise here. 

 

 

 

3rd Nov 2022:  Choir:  Something Inside So Strong

Its lovely to have so many new singers at Choir this term.   We have been working at this inspiring song by Labbi Sifre.

 

 

 

20th Oct 2022:  Stone Age Rap

All KS2 classes have been working at singing Stone Age themed songs this term.  Today Kestrels performed the Stone Age Rap.

 

 

14th Oct 2022:  Harvest Assembly

We had a wonderful Harvest assembly with lots of lovely singing. Songs included Big Red Combine Harvester, This Little Light Of Mine, Harvest Samba and Cauliflowers Fluffy.  The Choir did their first performance of the year, singing John Kanaka

 

6th Oct 2022:  New Choir Members

We've had lots of new members joining choir this term. Its been great fun learning new songs, including this sea shanty:  John Kanakanaka.

 

30th Sept 2022:  First Orchestra Rehearsal

We are very excited to have our very own orchestra taking place.  We had lots of children playing a huge range of instruments.  Our first piece is called:  Nights in White Latin

 

 

29th Sept 2022:  Caterpillars:  The Human Drumkit

Caterpillars have been exploring body percussion with this great song, and this week we added the new school drum kit to the mix!