She later gained her NPQH qualification. Before coming to Michaela, Ms Birbalsingh spent her teaching career in London, moving through the ranks from teacher through middle management, to deputy headship.
His background is as an English and Drama teacher in UK schools, and he has been a boarding housemaster and head of department. He was a headmaster for 26 years, successively at Chigwell School fromOakham School from and Eton College from — Music continues to play a significant part in his life, stemming from his days as a chorister and choral scholar at Corpus Christi, Cambridge.
He is a widely known commentator on the arts and has presented numerous programmes and documentaries for the BBC, hosted his own regular network radio show, and written for leading magazines and newspapers, such as: He has also written two non-fiction books both published by Penguin in the UK.
What Are You Looking At? It has been re-printed many times over and translated into twenty languages. The session aims to give an insight into how Tenebrae works and how this unique composition comes together.
Scores, guide tracks and further reading materials are available here: Over time, too many musicians succumb to the kinds of injuries that a demanding schedule of rehearsal and performance can bring on.
These are often rooted in habits established in childhood. It is our responsibility as teachers to have the tools to empower our students to understand how to look after themselves and avoid these kinds of injuries in later life. It is an educational method focusing on learning and movement, which can bring about improved movement and enhanced functioning.
It is named after its originator, Moshe Feldenkraisan engineer and physicist as well as a Judo teacher. In the session the principles and strategies employed by the Feldenkrais Method with be discussed and explored practically in a workshop situation.
Specifically we will explore strategies to develop a well aligned skeleton, particularly in sitting and how to find more ease in the way the arms are supported by the whole self.
Teaching harmony with style! This session will demonstrate how to teach harmony, including Bach chorales, in an inspiring way.
Rockschool Music Production Syllabus: The role of the producer, in particular, has changing significantly in the last 20 years, with solid technical, theoretical and aural skills an absolute must.
Hannah will outline the syllabus, the most popular in the Rockschool portfolio, and map it to the demands of the 21st century music industry. Tenebrae seeks to address a gap in choral development by presenting a programme which encourages singers to develop their musicianship, teamwork and communication skills.
The hands-on session will provide lesson plans and starting points, with lots of practical tips and techniques to enable your students to realise their musical potential, whatever their ability.
Performance Under Pressure — practical tips on managing stress and improving performance. This includes ways to improve concentration, emotional control and confidence. As a result, this will lead to enhanced performances and better well-being.
These are rarely caused by poor singing technique but as a result of poor vocal health which include overuse, misuse, lack of hydration and poor physical alignment. Anita will use her newly published book as a template to discuss the subject of vocal health for children.
Areas that will be covered include some basic anatomy and voice science, how the voice develops throughout childhood, the importance of hydration and physical alignment, how to take care of the voice, what to avoid and how to help in the case of illness. ABRSM Chief Examiner John Holmes will explore the theme of change and continuity, the impact it has on the student, teacher and assessor and explore new approaches to support future learning.
Musicians, pupils and teachers are often at the forefront of partnership initiatives. The ISC Schools Together website shows that there are lots of music projects going on between schools across both the independent and state sectors.
Arguably, though, each is generated separately, and no spaces exist whereby the best projects can learn from each other. This panel will also launch a publication showcasing some of the best projects nationally, edited by Tom Arbuthnott and Peter Hatchwhich will be published by the Centre for Innovation and Research in Learning at Eton College, in association with the Schools Together Group.
Join the Tido team as they consider how digital resources have influenced the way students learn in recent years and how they might do so in the future.
The session will also showcase the groundbreaking Tido Music app — a platform bringing together scores, audio recordings, video performances and masterclasses, written commentary and more. We will be focusing on pieces that are attractive and musically interesting, yet accessible enough to craft into a high-quality performance within a short period of rehearsal time.
Prepare to join in with singing and actions! He leads the annual INSET for school music administration and at conference will chair the Music Administration Forum — helping school music departments to work more efficiently.
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