Minute of Listening software is now available for all schools! Music Cornwall was a partner in the pilot project, with 30 Cornish schools using it to develop listening skills, creative learning, and introduce a wide range of music and sound into the classroom. The feedback was very positive on the benefits across the whole curriculum.
Here's a video showing it in action:
Did any of you come across it in primary or SEN schools? It would be interesting to hear your thoughts! Join in the discussion on our facebook page:
Doubletrees pupils in action with iPads, Skoog, Leap Motion and Soundbeam! The videos below show some of the music-making enjoyed at Doubletrees by PMLD pupils (Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties) as part of Cornwall Music Education Hub's inclusion project. Music technology projects have also taken place at Brannel ARB, and with statemented pupils at Treviglas and Tretherras.
This Thursday Cymaz Music is running a music Technology Surgery.
Do you want to have a session on Music Technology with a focus on Apps?
Phil Innes, Music Technology Activist, is holding the first of a series of support sessions.
There's some useful free software for SEN music on Music Cornwall's MusicTech moodle. Below is one example with some ideas for lessons/projects to get started, Soundplant. For more you can join the moodle by registering (contact email@example.com to get the enrolment password).
Soundplant: Using a Computer Keyboard to Play Music.
A roundup of useful music tech resources: a free Sibelius-equivalent website; Thanksgiving weekend discounts; free iPad/Android music apps; and an introduction to using the "Makey Makey" in music projects.
A conference for music educators and music leaders, focusing on inclusion for young people with SEN and disabilities. With a lineup of nationally recognised keynote speakers, and practical workshops, the conference is part of Cornwall Music Education Hub's "Inclusion Strategy".
To book a place follow this link:
Cornwall Music Education Hub is launching a web resource for anyone working with SEN/D young people (link below). Its free to join, and has info on using music technology to make music with people of all ages and abilities.
The moodle has sections on:
Music Cornwall offers a range of music technology services, providing new ways of bringing music to young people, connecting schools, and training and support for school teachers. Music Cornwall will work alongside your teachers allowing your school to explore new ways of using music in the broader curriculum.