Free iPad apps: Britten's Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Novation Launchpad, and Beatwave.
As more and more schools invest in iPads, they're becoming an increasingly useful way to help both SEN and mainstream pupils perform and learn about music, from Early Years right up to A Level. Here are some free apps, part of the new SEN section of Music Cornwall's "MusicTech Learning Zone" moodle.
SEASONED musicians will be making music using garden equipment and enticing visitors to join the Hose Pipe Orchestra during this year's Porthleven Food and Music Festival.
The Autumn term is always an exciting time with pupils keen to return to lessons after the long summer break and many new pupils beginning their musical journey with lessons in school. The many area and county ensembles which Music Cornwall runs have seen an increase in the number of percussionists joining.
Following the huge success of 2011’s performance of Elgar’s cello concerto in Exeter Cathedral with school-age musicians playing alongside professionals, the Two Moors Festival is offering another exciting opportunity to do the same this year.
On Tuesday 3rd April in the atmospheric setting of Carnglaze Caverns the Cornwall Youth Wind Orchestra gave their annual concert. Conducted by Janet Elston the Orchestra performed a variety of pieces taking their audience on a musical trip around the world.
The Cornwall Youth Orchestra will be giving 3 concerts across the county over the Easter period, with performances in Launceston Town Hall on Thursday 5th April, St. John’s Hall Penzance on Friday 6th April and Truro Cathedral on Saturday 14th April.
Mark Clapp, one of Music Cornwall Keyboard Team, is getting married this Saturday 10th March, and various colleagues from Music Cornwall are involved in the celebrations.