Welcome to our virtual Music Room.
Please take a look through the music page as there are songs, listening to soothe and calm and a Theatre experience.
Stay safe and be musical.
Have a musical summer break.
The Sofa Singers - The Power of Singing Together
The Sofa Singers is a FREE & weekly online singing event from James Sills (vocal trainer) that brings hundreds of people together from around the world to spark joy and human connection.
The next event is:
Tuesday 4th August at 7.30pm & Friday 7th August at 11am
The song this week is: 'Dancing In The Dark' by Bruce Springsteen
‘Sofa Singers’ was created as a response to global self-isolation during the Coronavirus outbreak.
The Sofa Singers brings together hundreds of people in real time for 45 minutes of simultaneous singing.
Steps to learning this song:
1. make sure you have a copy of the lyrics (song words)
2. listen to the song track
3. go through the words/lyrics while you listen to the track again.
4. practise singing through/matching your voice bit by bit to the song
5. pause the track if you have to and make sure that what you are singing or saying is the same.
Check to make sure you understand and look up any difficult or unfamiliar words in the song.
Songs to Sing & Sign
Listening Task - Sound Score
There is a short recording of a wood in Huddersfield.
You can hear all kinds of birds, including a woodpecker, the motorway and a dog if you listen closely.
Take a moment to listen - what can you hear in your garden or from your window?
Keep a sound diary or logbook.
Perhaps you would like to draw your response.
You can also write it or try a combination of the two.
Please take a look at the Music Service website for instrumental, singing and other musical tuition.
The Music Service website is constantly updated with resources and useful links for schools and for children working at home.
Resources can be found under the tab: ‘Resources’ and 'Music at home'.
At Southwood we value music education because it is a unique form of communication and expression.
We aim to develop sensitivity and creative ability in all pupils.
We seek to engage and inspire pupils to develop a love of music, to increase their self-confidence, creativity and sense of achievement.
At Southwood Primary School we aim to provide: