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Welcome to New Students

Welcome to our new students. You will find information on this blog about most things

Over the summer you were set some tasks:

  1. Complete AS Performance initial proposals for Friday11th September
  2. Complete the Short History of Music tasks for your first music lesson
  3. Brush up on your basic theory (Keys, Chords and Cadences in particular)
  4. Buy a ring binder and a pack of dividers
  5. Make sure your instrument is in good working order
  6. Go through the list of key dates with your parents and make sure they are in diaries
  7. Follow this blog and our Facebook page and our Twitter accounts (also duplicated on Facebook here)

Any worries – email Tom Pankhurst (tom.pankhurst@kedst.ac.uk)

You should also like/follow our Facebook and Twitter accounts – see above.

[PS: don’t worry about the stuff below this post in our archive – it is all from the current AS year]

A2( both groups) Homework w/c 15th June

Composition

Make sure you have handed in your first sketch by the end of Friday. Your next deadline is finding four detailed influences from Moodle by the end of next Wednesday (24th). I will suggest a couple as part of my feedback over the weekend.

History and Listening

Presentations next week are Baroque Vocal Music / Classical Orchestral Music

Instrumental

See last week

A2 (both groups) Homework w/c 8th June

Group G – Instrumental Set Works

  • Fill in the Pavane and Galliard information sheet and bring it to the next lesson on Thursday.
  • Over the NEXT TWO WEEKS complete independent learning tasks from the Stretch & Challenge menu handed out in class. You must do at least the Appetizer plus either Light Bites and/or ‘For the larger appetite’.

Group F -Instrumental Set Works

As above but Pavane and Galliard work to be handed in next week’s lesson (Tuesday 23rd June)

Composition

Choose your brief and main influence and submit the latter (find the pro forma on the A2 Moodle) onto Moodle by the end of Tuesday (for F group) / Monday (for G group)

History and Listening

Read pages 2-7 and 22-5 in the Handbook by Wednesday (F group) / Monday (G group)

Start preparing your presentations in your pairs