A message to you Rudy
Chosen for its simplicity, fun groove, and potential for soloing over. The key learning outcomes here are the ability to play off-beats and the ability to lock together two different melody lines within a chord pattern.
12 Bar Blues
This two session project is a great opportunity to combine iPads and acoustic instruments, with the key learning outcomes focused on constructing cohesive solos.
Composition Project - El Grande
This composition project gives pupils a framework within which they are free to compose according to their own interests and abilities, working through a flow diagram with various options for content creation.
Soundtrack to a Music Video
This five session project sees students creating short films with accompanying soundtracks. It really brings out the creative side of the student, and the videos created can be shared with parents online.
The Science of Music
This project contains a series of single session exercises that use GarageBand to explore various scientific phenomena - frequency, sound-waves, harmonics, reverb.
Composition Project - A Musical Scene
This project is focused on developing an understanding of harmony, and introduces two key aspects of songwriting: using minor and major chords and generating vocals.