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Playing Freely: A Musical Intro to Creating Freely


Programme IDAEP0320807
Programme TypeTalks
Recommended Size 5 - 30
Language English
Programme Format Digital
Cost $1200.00 Per session
Primary Art Form - Sub-Genre Music - Appreciation/History
Student Profile Secondary Lower, Secondary Upper, JC/CI, ITE
Secondary Art Form - Sub-Genre -
Venue (where applicable)


Programme Synopsis Designed in the format of an interactive digital tutorial, students will be introduced to creative music-making with the Singaporean band, The Observatory. Through listening, students will be encouraged to open their ears and minds to sounds of the daily occurrences, developing an awareness of different sounds. Students will then be introduced to elements that make up a sound – pitch, dynamics (loudness or softness), timbre (tone colour), and duration (rhythm) and how these contribute to music-making. Through the freedom of play, students will learn how to improvise with any object of their choice and also learn how to cooperate with others musically through ensemble work.
Focus Areas Appreciate Arts & Culture, Acquire Skills & Knowledge, Articulate Thoughts & Ideas
Point of Emphasis
Lesson Goal #1 To raise the awareness, understanding and importance of the everyday accessibility of music as a form of creative expression.
Lesson Goal #2 To develop a willingness to explore, experiment and learn from mistakes
Lesson Goal #3 To learn how to cooperate with others and work in a group setting

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