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Everyone Can Play is 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. The Everyone Can Play Ukulele Songbook can be used as a follow on resource to support our Everyone Can Play Beginner Ukulele Resource or as a standalone resource.
The following resources are available to support understanding through performance of GCSE set works.
Our new Music Technology resources are designed to provide authentic learning experiences for students in the classroom using the music that the like, enjoy and identify with.
Our Songwriting Resource is designed to support teachers and students with songwriting, exploring ideas, lyrics and music.
Find Your Voice is a practical, hands-on, inclusive approach for engaging students of all ages with singing through vocal work and the integration of mobile technology.
Everything you need as you get started with using Musical Futures in your context.
This resource pack was first published in 2008 and is the definitive guide to informal learning, classroom workshopping and how to apply these approaches in your school or teaching situation.
Students acquire skills and know-how via collective decisions and endeavours, with teacher/practitioner as facilitator, in any context – in or out of school. For example, students play music they like with their friends in groups.
Skill acquisition gained through practical application, teacher as musical leader, in a setting such as a classroom or community context. For example, classroom workshopping and whole class performance.
This project is designed to be accessible to anyone from a non-specialist primary teacher to specialist practitioners in either phase. Download the documents from the relevant page for your phase.
Having been dropped into the ‘deep end’, students are now given more guidance and structure through a broken-down ‘musical model’ of a song.
Musical Futures approaches work brilliantly with ensembles as well as in the classroom and there are some great examples of instrumental teachers applying the pedagogy to one to one tuition too.
Research, reports, evaluations etc on Musical Futures.