It’s been a pleasure to work with these creative super-star groups over the last two days. Two very different songs were born: Continue reading “Songs from our Easter holiday workshops”
Due to popular demand…here are some key sequences to help kick-start the harmony layer in your songwriting. Continue reading “Chord Sequences for Songwriting”
Ed and Phil spent the day songwriting with two wonderfully creative and hard-working year-5 classes from Hillcross Primary.
They were given the challenging subjects of ‘An Image of Music’ and ‘The Power of Music’. Have a listen to their fantastic – and very different songs below: Continue reading “One Day with Hillcross Primary Year 5”
Step 1: Choose a song that all will know e.g. Twinkle Twinkle – and sing it through together. How does this song make us feel? Write down all answers!
Step 2: You will probably receive an answer equivalent to ‘happy’ or ‘peaceful’. Draw a smiley face on the board that represents this emotion so all can see it…
Continue reading “Encouraging healthy KS1 singing – using your emotions!”
We had a great session with Merton’s Primary Music Coordinators!
New resources will be added regularly to the ‘Get Involved‘ page – so keep your eyes here for handy tips and ideas. Continue reading “CPD training session with Merton’s Primary Music Coordinators”
We all know that feeling of getting to the end of your favourite singing resource…
You can’t have enough good quality songs up your sleeve.
So…here’s a list of songs that have been tried and tested by the Be Creative team Continue reading “Need some good KS1/2 singing assembly songs?”
Our half-term holiday sessions made the press! Read the full article here: wimbledonguardian
Two fantastic groups joined Be Creative Music on Mon 15 and Tues 16 Feb at Crown Lane Studio as part of the Merton Active Plus programme. Each group wrote, recorded and performed their own original song in 1 day. Continue reading “We made the press!”
Some of the best things in life (like onions) have layers… Here at Be Creative, we’re all about layers. We’ve created this little video to demonstrate the core instrument layers found in most popular music.
- Rhythm (drums)
- Bass (bass guitar)
- Harmony (keyboard)
Well done to everybody who took part in our Summer Workshops this holiday. You can hear the recordings here: