Everyone Can Play, Leeds

Everyone Can Play - the skills building approach to the ukulele from Musical Futures

Thu 5th Jul 2018, 4.15 - 6.00pm
Venue To Be Confirmed
Book Your Place FREE for Leeds teachers, others £55

Overview

This twilight workshop offers a practical workshop to explore our Everyone Can Play: Ukulele resource for beginners and includes a FREE copy of  Everyone Can Play: Ukulele resource PLUS a Mahalo Kahiko ukulele (RRP £29.99)

Everyone Can Play is designed to engage all teachers in making music with their classes whether they consider themselves to be musicians, music specialists, musical or not and will enable children to develop musical skills, build confidence and support their overall personal development.

Musical Futures is working in partnership with Leeds Music Education Partnership to offer Musical Futures professional development training to all teachers and trainee teachers teaching in schools within Leeds

Aims of the workshop

Engage students in whole class music making by providing a simple step by step resource, suitable for beginners, that supports the development of instrumental skills on the ukulele using practical activities which cover strum patterns, chord shapes and easy chord progressions.

Everyone Can Play twilight training allows delegates to:

  • Understand how to deliver outstanding lessons that are rooted in active music making.
  • Explore ways to ensure that students are fully engaged in lessons.
  • Develop confidence in promoting and identifying outstanding progress in music learning.
  • Develop classroom approaches that provide a catalyst to involve all students, including disadvantaged groups in extra-curricular music making.
  • Build essential performance skills amongst students that will promote achievement and attainment in music.
  • See how the approach can work with students.

Workshop sessions

The Everyone Can Play Workshop is designed to introduce delegates to possibilities of  the approach and how it can foster outstanding learning.

  1. Building Skills: Explore how Everyone Can Play can develop instrumental skills in a whole class setting on ukulele,
  2. Performing: Using material from the Everyone Can Play Resource, discover how to teach essential skills for learning chords and strumming patterns in preparation for performing a range of current popular songs at different levels.

Who is it for?

  • Primary general classroom teachers  – who don’t consider themselves to be music specialists.  Everything is included to enable you to teach ukulele having never played before!
  • Primary and secondary music specialists  – Everyone Can Play is a great start to learning chord shapes and easy chord progressions for students
  • Instrumental teachers  – Everyone Can Play can be adapted by teachers engaged in small group or Whole Class Ensemble Tuition

What Is Included?

The workshop is offered at an introductory price* of £55 (£30 for Leeds teachers) and includes:

*£70 from September 2018

Benefits of Musical Futures training

Teachers who use of Musical Futures in schools report:

  • An increase in numbers of students taking up instrumental lessons on a wider range of instruments
  • Increased student participation in concerts and performances
  • Better engagement with classroom music for all ages
  • Greater satisfaction in relation to their teaching and own musicianship

Book Your Place

Our Twilight Everyone Can Play Workshops are £30 for Leeds teachers or £55 per person (non-Leeds), and include:

Cancellation policy: read our terms and conditions HERE

 

Secure your place by booking online using the form below. All courses are payable via credit/debit card, PayPal or invoice. For more information contact info@musicalfutures.org or call 020 7250 8323

STANDARD NON-LEEDS

£55.00

Quantity

For non-Leeds teachers/schools and independent schools. INCLUDES RESOURCE & UKULELE

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STANDARD - LEEDS

Free!

Quantity

For all teachers & student teachers in Academies and maintained schools in Leeds. INCLUDES EVERYONE CAN PLAY RESOURCE ONLY

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Trainer

Fran Hannan

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I have found the Everyone Can Play reousrce most useful for class teaching, but also in 1-1s, and especially with boys
Clara Wiseman - instrumental Tutor

Terms & Conditions

For information about our cancellation policy and other conditions of booking please read our full Terms & Conditions