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Recorder opportunities

For further details on recorder events across the county please contact the Primary Curriculum Administrator, tel: 023 8065 2037

KS2 Recorder Festivals - Spring Term 2014

Hampshire Music Service is offering KS2 Recorder Festivals in spring term 2014. They are designed to work with teachers and pupils to help develop recorder playing both in school and as part of an ensemble. These fun and exciting events are extremely popular and enjoyed by all who participate. Further details will be available shortly.

KS1 Recorder Festivals - Summer Term 2014

Hampshire Music Service is offering KS1 Recorder Festivals in summer term 2014. They are designed to work with teachers and pupils to help develop recorder playing both in school and as part of an ensemble. These fun and exciting events are extremely popular and enjoyed by all who participate. Further details will be available shortly.

Jamboree

The annual Recorder Jamboree is being held at the Thornden Hall on 19 June 2014, 2.00pm - 7.00pm concluding with a brief concert at 5.45pm. The event is for KS2 Hampshire primary school children to experience playing the recorder and to participate in a large ensemble. This is a fun and exciting opportunity for pupils to take part in.

Courses
Hampshire Music Service offers two “spotlight” recorder courses each year, one is an introductory course and the other is intended for delegates who would like to explore playing the larger members of the recorder family of instruments.

Recorder booklet
Recorders for KS1 and KS2 is published by the Hampshire Music Service. It offers tips on recorder teaching and suggestions for repertoire. Some case studies of successful recorder playing schools are also included. This publication was sent free of charge to Hampshire primary schools when first produced and is still available on the archived publications page of our website. It is free to download if your school has signed up to the Primary Music Curriculum Project or if you have not signed up can be purchased by contacting clare.burton@hants.gov.uk

The latest newsletters to primary schools can be viewed on the Schools Communications pages.