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September 2017

Music at Otford


Visiting music teachers

Mrs Brooker (piano, violin, cello) will begin teaching on 19th September.

Mr Dwinell (recorder, woodwind, brass) will begin his lessons on Friday 15th and Monday 18th September.

Mr Felstead (drums) will begin lessons on Thursday 14th September

Mr Otto (guitar) will begin teaching week commencing 11th September

Whole class music

Year 4 will begin whole class Ukulele lessons on Thursday 21st September. These will run all year on a Thursday afternoon. The MusicPlus scheme is funded by Kent Music and is designed to give pupils the opportunity to learn to play musical instruments in ensembles.

Music Clubs

**Exciting news – NEW Choir Club**
Come and have a sing at our new lunchtime choir club. This is open to all those children in Year 4, 5 and 6 who enjoy singing together in a group. No auditions. We will meet for the first time on Wednesday 13th September at 12.25 pm, straight after morning lessons. There will be time for lunch afterwards. Do come along and have a go!

Ukulele Club
Ukulele club will start on Thursday 21st September at lunchtime. The club is open to all Year 5 and 6 children. Places will be filled on a first come first served basis. Letters have been sent out via email to parents with information on how to join.

School Orchestra
This will hopefully begin in a few weeks. This gives time for the children to get back into their music lessons and those moving on to a new instrument, some time to get to know it. Watch this space!

KS1 Singing Club
Singing club is open to all Year 1, 2 and 3 children. This is run by Miss Von Meijer and will take place on a Thursday lunchtime. More details to follow soon.

Keyboard Club
Keyboard club is a 10 week introduction to playing the keyboard. This is open to small groups (maximum of 6 children) of Year 3 children. This will begin after the half term break and runs on a Wednesday afternoon during school time. Details of how to book your child a place will be sent out to Year 3 parents before half term.


Mrs Brown


Music at Otford 2016-17