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Musical Digestive System

“Why not take a music journey through the digestive system?” I once asked myself when, confronted with a year 4 class whose teacher wanted them to learn about food and nutrition in my music lessons. The digestive processes lend themselves readily to replication in musical composition, after all!

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Lungs And Breathing

Another science and music unit. This one started with what is now the ending – a request by a Year 1 class teacher to help with a musical presentation for Book Week on the theme of Visions Of the Future. I then developed the science aspect for future use.

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Seeds Grow Into Plants

When asked to design some musical ideas to help with the study of flowering plants for some 9-10 year olds, I composed a song and then went to town with a complete unit of work using science and music curricula, with a bit of art and dance thrown in for good measure.

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February Music Stories

Musical things I know are coming up in February mostly involve choirs. Keep up to date with these and all the musical surprises that are bound to show up right here every day!

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Burns, Music and Sun January 2018

I’m not one for New Year’s resolutions as I have no will power and therefore they end up with disappointment, However, I am resolved to compose more music and to do more sunrise walks. Also, Burns Night this year will feature lots of my music!