062: Music and the Arts Season Finale

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Mark takes us through the highlights of season 4 ‘Music and the Arts’. We recap some of the great interviews and Mark shares his thoughts on what we have explored.

Check out his personal offer to come and visit your school. Do you want some FREE samba workshops?

 

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061: Season 4 round up with Peter Cansell

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Peter Cansell and I discuss what we have learned from the Education on Fire podcast season 4 – Music and the Arts. 20 episodes of great resources.
Peter Cansell is my resident education expert. The person who provides the bigger picture and will tell me that you can’t just play music all day at school other subjects are important too!

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Peter has been in education professionally for 35 years, teaching in middle schools in Oxford, doing advisory work, teaching higher education and as a Primary Headteacher at Harwell Primary School. He retired from that post in September 2014, but has continued as Chair of OPHTA (Oxfordshire Primary Headteachers’ Association), was elected to become Chair of the National Network of Chairs of Headteachers’ Groups in June 2014 and was delighted to have become a NAPE council member this year, serving on the editorial board for Primary First. In January of 2015 he co-founded the Oxford School of Thought, an independent education think tank. He is a trustee and chairs the management committee of another charity, Full Circle, which is well regarded for its ground breaking intergenerational work.

 

Season 4 starts here http://www.educationonfire.com/040-season-4-launch-show-music-arts-schools/

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060: Sue Nicholls – Primary Music Specialist

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Sue Nicholls worked as a music subject leader in many primary settings during her career as a teacher. She has published several music resource books for non-specialists for A&C Black and OUP and contributed material to many other publications. Sue now works as an independent music education consultant leading workshops and courses for schools and music hubs.

 

Links to information in this podcast:

https://www.singup.org

Voiceworks Series

Music Express

Charanga

David Liggins – Ocarina

ISM Webinars – Primary Music

Music Mark

Certificate for Music Educators – Trinity

Singing Breakfast Clubs

 

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059: Syncphonia – Replace paper scores with a digital system for your tablet

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Designed and refined over two years, working with amateur and professional ensembles, Syncphonia replaces paper scores with a digital system which synchronises to the beat of a conductor or lead musician. The current bar and beat are highlighted, so players can’t get lost, pages are turned automatically, and new parts can be distributed in seconds over a wireless network.

Syncphonia provides seamless, intuitive technology to enhance the experience of ensemble performance for all.

 

The Syncphonia system features:

  • Conductor-controlled, synchronised digital notation for ensemble scores and parts
  • Library of 8 scores, with parts for all abilities
  • Hands free page turns, with look ahead, so you know what’s coming next
  • Low latency bluetooth networking

Conductor app allows you to:

  • Organise and manage your orchestral library
  • Share new parts across the ensemble in seconds
  • Intuitively and expressively control tempo
  • User metronomic tempo control for rehearsals
  • Jump to bar or figure

Performer app features:

  • Dynamic position highlighting so you never get lost
  • Instant selection between available instrumental parts
  • Preview page scroll during rehearsal downtime

Find out more at http://www.syncphonia.co.uk

email: info@syncphonia.co.uk

twitter: @syncphonia

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/syncphonia-conductor/id1267828984?mt=8

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/syncphonia-performer/id1267918984?mt=8

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Syncphonia-Performer/dp/B0761YBRQD/ref=sr_1_1?s=mobile-apps&ie=UTF8&qid=1507546744&sr=1-1&keywords=syncphonia

http://edhughes.org.uk

http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/156493

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058: PRACTICAL MUSIC-TEACHING IN THE PRIMARY CLASSROOM

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