Orff Music Education

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In this download you will find: A speech and body percussion arrangement I composed using concepts and venue names from the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics. Pages 3 & 4. A melodic percussion arrangement which uses exactly the same rhythms as the
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This is a an elemental arrangement for classroom percussion in A Lah pentatonic, themed for the Winter Olympics. Please forgive my complete lack of understanding of Ice Hockey. I am an Australian teacher, so to me Ice Hockey looks cool but
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This is a simple speech canon in compound duple time themed for the Winter Olympics. Ways you could use it include: Watching some videos (which can be found easily on YouTube) to give the children some background knowledge of the sport and the
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I produced this arrangement as a non-pianist as a slightly easier accompaniment to our National Anthem. I kept it in a singable key (range between Bb3 and Eb5) for children and tried to make the accompaniment such that a pianist with limited skills
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The Flying Pieman is a traditional Australian bush dance. You can find the steps and music online, I recommend searching for the Shenanigans version via Spotify. This Orff arrangement is designed to be used once the students can perform the dance,
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This game is a simple song themed around the Winter Olympics and a game to play with it. It's a marching game with opportunities for children to play instruments as well. Lots of fun for small children who need all the marching and beat practice
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This delightful little folk dance from France is easy to find on the web.I recommend searching for the Shenanigans version on Spotify. The steps are available as part of my Bush Dances file for free. Recommended for lower and middle primary classes,
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This is not an elemental Orff arrangement by any means, but it uses classroom percussion/ Orff instruments and has the potential to be used by any selection of C instruments you desire eg recorders or flutes. The range of this four-part piece is
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This resource is a printable set of A4 posters for the Music classroom showing definitions of the following musical terms: Beat Rhythm Tempo Dynamics Meter Bar Measure Melody Pitch Harmony Chord Bass Canon Please note that the definitions of
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This resource is a printable set of A4 posters for the Music classroom showing definitions of the following musical terms: Note Solo Duet Octave Tutti Unison Ensemble Improvisation Ostinato Phrase This is essentially an expansion pack for my
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The Commonwealth Games 2018 are being held on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia and the motto is: “Share the Dream”. This pack of three music and movement games has been designed for use with students from 8-12 years of age, but you know your
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The Commonwealth Games 2018 are being held on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia and the motto is: “Share the Dream”. This pack of composition activities has been designed for use alongside my games pack. It builds on the rhythms and activities
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This is a two-part chant arranged over a sung two-part accompaniment featuring a bordun (or drone) which is broken up over the two parts. It came about as my daughter and I went for a walk one sunny afternoon and she started composing an ostinato
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I wrote this little song as a way to assess the progress of my 5-7 year-old students. It is in F lah pentatonic and will work over any accompaniment you wish, like a drone or a guitar or ukulele playing one chord (F). Assessment criteria: Ability
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A short arrangement for Orff instruments and voice which I wrote and arranged to introduce middle to upper Primary students to 5/4 meter. Great to use as part of a lesson series or unit of work all about musical meter.
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This file contains a description of the steps of the following folk dances: Circassian Circle, La Raspa, Brown Jug Polka, Boanopstekker, Galopede, OXO Reel, Chimes of Dunkirk, Flying Pieman, Lou Pripet, These are useful as guides for teaching the
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Above and Beyond is a song which I wrote for my 5-9 year old students. They loved singing it so much that I added a second part to make it a two-part arrangement that a young choir could enjoy as well. It is an uplifting song which encourages
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In my Music Classroom I try to keep expectations clear and simple. I lay out three simple rules that the children need to follow. I learned these from a source lost in the mists of time, but they have resonated with me ever since. This resource is
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I wrote this song as a tool for teaching improvisation using a class set of ukuleles. It is suitable for absolute beginners and uses only open strings, a bass xylophone and voices. It is in A lah pentatonic. The accompanying lesson plan covers the
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This is a little three-part canon using voice (range is from C4 up to E5), with a simple body percussion accompaniment. It uses nonsense syllables designed to give texture to the piece when sung in canon and also to give young singers practice in
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am a specialist Music teacher from Launceston with over twenty years’ experience in teaching Music to young children. I also have experience in presenting teacher workshops at State and National conferences.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I am an Orff Schulwerk practitioner.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I am currently the Vice President of the Tasmanian Orff Schulwerk Association Inc. after serving as President for some years and as a member of the Australian National Council of Orff Schulwerk.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BEd (Sec) Mus from the University of Melbourne plus Levels 1-4 of the ANCOS courses in Creative Music and Movement Education.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am also a mother of three children and an active member of my Church. I love folk dance and choral singing and enjoy writing instrumental and choral works as well as classroom songs and musicals for my school. I hope you enjoy them also.

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