“Recording in 3, 2…”

Recently all exam student have begun to record their music performances. Recording allows students to make valuable insights into their playing and singing. This reflective process informs practice which means the next performance is to a higher standard. Onwards and...

Short Ride in a Fast Machine

In their current unit Less = More, our Grade 8 students have been studying minimalist music. Minimalist music is built on constantly repeating musical patterns (ostinato). In addition to learning compositional skills in preparation for the moment when they will...

Indonesian Investigations

As a gateway into the traditional music of Indonesia, the Grade 8 class were presented with a journal entry of a musician who had observed this traditional music and taken notes of his findings and observations. From this the Grade 8 class (who split into 2 groups)...