Music for Orchestras, Bands and Ensembles
Help, advice and suggestions for teachers who are interested in developing an orchestra or band in their school.
A complete toolkit with lyrics and notation for producing a school musical production called Sleepover Planet. The practical advice for teachers who are staging a performance can be applied to any production.
English Folk Dance and Song Resource Bank
Free online folk learning resources now available for teachers at all key stages as English Folk Dance and Song Society. Resources are suitable for use in formal and informal settings.
Musical Christmas Wreath
Listen carefully to the musical sequence and see if you can copy it.
Free Aural Test Practice
This is an aural development resource for music students who are taking the ABRSM practical examinations and it is also suitable for use in the classroom with all key stages at school.
San Francisco Symphony Education
Lessons which are themed around music concepts but which have cross-curricular links.
Excellent animated music theory lessons.
Basic information on classical music including index of biographies on composers and facts on musical periods such as Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque up to the present.
Download songs with either full vocals or backing tracks from the fabulous Sing Up website which has popular music for children. Play each song on the website or download as MP3 files as well as the lyrics. Subscription site with some free songs.
Some good craft ideas for making musical instruments.