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Music

 

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Introduction

 Music Mark

Welcome to the Music department. Music lessons at Hodge Hill College provide opportunities for students to perform, compose and appraise music in line with the national curriculum, providing support in refining communication and creative expression. Students are encouraged to develop practical skills and all pieces studied are contextualised to help students develop analytical skills.

The department is located on the first floor in East Building in a series of suited rooms. There are two music classrooms adjacent to each other as well as two practice rooms. There are two full time members of staff as well as three peripatetic staff who provide tuition in a range of instruments. All students are welcome to apply for instrumental and vocal lessons which are completely free to students with instruments provided where appropriate.

 

 

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KS3 Music

At KS3 the department covers a variety of topics using in house generated materials specially adapted for Hodge Hill College students. A large variety of instruments are used including high quality keyboards, percussion and music technology.

In year 7 students develop their knowledge of rhythmic notation as well as basic performance skills with a particular focus on performing in time with an ensemble.

Topics include:

  • African Vocal Music
  • Gamelan
  • Blues
  • Hindustani Music
  • African Drumming

In year 8 students extend their knowledge of notation to include pitch notation. Practical work includes performance and composition activities with students encouraged to develop their skills by incorporating a range of musical elements into their work.

Topics include:

  • Protest Song
  • Samba
  • Calypso
  • Spirituals
  • Waltz
  • Hip Hop
 

Welcome to the Music department. Music lessons at Hodge Hill College provide opportunities for students to perform, compose and appraise music in line with the national curriculum, providing support in refining communication and creative expression. Students are encouraged to devcelop practical skills and all pieces studied are contextualised to helkp students develop analytical skills.

 

The department is located on the first floor in East Building in a series of suited rooms. There are two music classrooms adjacent to each other as well as two practice rooms. There are two full time members of staff as well as three peripatetic staff who provide tuition in a range of instruments. All students are welcome to apply for instrumental and vocal lessons which are completely free to students with instruments provided where appropriate.