Music

Music 2016-2017

We have some talented musicians in our school and have had some great opportunities to both perform and watch musical performances.  Here are some of the musical highlights from last year.

Charivari

Today some KS2 children and a member of Ducklings, along with myself, Ms Page, Mrs Crockford, Mrs Potter, Miss Beasley and some lovely parents took part in this years Charivari. The theme was the same as this years Triennial “Echoes.” St Eanswythe’s wore jelly and ice-cream costumes which represented an artist who is going to Continue reading

KS1 Music Afternoon

This afternoon we were treated to a range of musical delights from Ducklings, Owls and Eagles. The Ducklings sung to us about the pet shop and how to be unique, their singing was amazing and their actions delightful! Owls then taught us about rhythm and pulse when they showed us how to move like cuckoo Continue reading

KS2 Music Celebration

This morning was an amazing celebration of our music organised by Mrs Brookes. We heard soloists from every year group singing confidently, classes and groups of singers, trumpeters and violinists. It was evident from all the performances how hard the children have worked, the high standards showed the effort put in by every student and Continue reading

Sacconi Workshop

The final Sacconi workshop of the trilogy was today. Years 3 and 4 benefitted from this event. Firstly we listened to some beautiful music played by the quartet then we split into our year groups. The younger children had fun with rhythm and clapping games while the older ones played their violins. Next we were Continue reading

Sacconi

Today we were lucky enough to have the Sacconi Quartet in school, Ben played 1st violin, Hannah the 2nd violin, Robin played a viola and Cara a cello. Everyone listened intently to Beethoven, Schubert and Glass tunes, we also found out how music can be used to tell stories. All the children learned some Italian Continue reading

Sacconi Performance

On Friday evening the children had the opportunity to attend a concert at St Mary and St Eanswythe’s Church performed by the string quartet, Sacconi.  They were very lucky to be seated right at the front.  The children enjoyed being so close to the quartet and were wowed by pieces from Philip Glass, Hayden and Schubert. One of the Continue reading

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