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Musical Summer: Creative Composers

A one-day composition course for KS3 students

Choose 10 Aug or 11 Aug 2020, 9:30-15:30

An inspiring, practical and immersive one-day course (choose from Monday 10 August or Tuesday 11 August) helping Key Stage 3 students prepare for the composition coursework element of GCSE Music. During the day we will:

  • Explore different styles of composition including orchestral, pop and music for film and video games
  • Learn how to generate original musical ideas and motifs
  • Build knowledge of harmony to create different moods within a piece
  • Learn how to develop and extend musical ideas
  • Develop skills in structuring a piece of music

By the end of the day participants will:

  • Perform and record their new piece as a group
  • Be confident using a variety of musical strategies for developing their own composition ideas
  • Take home a ‘Composers' Toolkit’ of musical devices which they can use at home and at school

This course is part of Berkshire Maestros Musical Summer. Our Summer Courses will all be held in small group bubbles. These courses have been specially designed to be:

  • Socially distant
  • Small numbers
  • High quality learning experiences
  • Enriching and engaging
  • Ideal for children aged eight and over
  • Something for everyone
  • Fantastic value for money

Registration at 9:15am.

Berkshire Maestros Musical Summer

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