Parents & Pupils

Keeping Active
Brass Resources

Brass 2019-2022 Grade 3 technical exercise performance: ‘Ambling Along’….

https://youtu.be/xX0kUYRZTgw

Brass 2019-2022 Grade 3 Duet performance: ‘Rock School, no.60’ (trombone)

https://youtu.be/iSWkBjwi94k

Trumpet – Fun Trumpet play along songs

 https://spinditty.com/learning/Fun-Trumpet-Backing-Tracks-and-Play-Alongs

Guitar & Ukulele Resources

 

For Guitar –

A nice Portuguese guitar piece about grade 3-4 level

https://www.8notes.com/scores/21313.asp

A good site for many guitar pieces and resources

https://www.8notes.com/guitar/all/

Excellent resource for Ukulele

https://www.ukulelerocks.co.uk/

Percussion Resources

#VF Jams LIVE! Season 1 Top drummers from around the world performing

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpKMeH_MXcaQvFczHvSRe5HrfbarQwpPi

#VF Jams LIVE! Season 2 Top drummers from around the world performing

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpKMeH_MXcaSCZWu8MK_Cofb7Dl94qG8_

An excellent site for drummers

www.drummerworld.com

A good drum kit resource for players of all abilities and styles

https://www.moderndrummer.com/lessons/

Strings Resources

Around Grade 3 -4

For Violin

Duet   https://www.kathyanddavidblackwell.co.uk/downloads/slovenian-duets/

Duet Mexican hat dance

For exam practice –

https://gb.abrsm.org/en/exam-support/apps-and-practice-tools/violin-practice-partner/

For scales practice –

 https://gb.abrsm.org/en/exam-support/apps-and-practice-tools/scales-trainer/

How to write music –     

https://earopener.co.uk/

More  violin duets (PDF Files) from the Music Medal series:-

Gow’s reel        Greensleeves         March in D             Minuet

Pillow Dance 

A Mazas Violin Duet about grade 3-4 standard

violin 1 page 1           Violin 1 page 2

Violin 2 page 1          Violin 2 page 2 

Grade 3 ABRSM scales –  https://youtu.be/CNI4tbEHlyo

Grade 4 ABRSM scales – https://youtu.be/uBd9KRnnyRs

Learning to do Vibrato – https://youtu.be/GY1QtgBQrUI

 

Cello 

A good link to encourage creativity – about grade 4 standard

https://www.8notes.com/playalong/clocks_style.asp?instrument=cello

Good for most instruments but the key works well for grade 2-3 cello

https://www.8notes.com/playalong/indie_folk_rock.asp?instrument=cello

Something fun for sight reading:

Cello Practice sight reading

Solo Cello Over the Rainbow 

 

 

Woodwind Resources

For Flute –   Fun Flute play along songs

https://spinditty.com/learning/Fun-Flute-Backing-Tracks-and-Play-Alongs

Flute – Downloadable tunes for the flute player, including duets, trios & quartets. You can search by composer, difficulty or key
https://www.flutetunes.com/difficulties.php

https://www.flutetunes.com/difficulties.php

Learn to play Star Wars

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1PD1bwCpj0

Beatboxing and the flute:- a selection of videos

click here

For Clarinet – Fun clarinet play along songs  https://spinditty.com/learning/Fun-Clarinet-Backing-Tracks-and-Play-Alongs

Clarinet grade 6 scales

For Saxophone –    

Www.saxresources.co.uk

Www.sightreadingfactory.com

For Alto Sax – Fun alto sax play along songs

https://spinditty.com/learning/Fun-Alto-Saxophone-Backing-Tracks-and-Play-Alongs

For Tenor Sax –Fun Tenor sax play along songs

 https://spinditty.com/learning/Fun-Tenor-Saxophone-Backing-Tracks-and-Play-Alongs

Great site for downloadable resources for flute, clarinet & saxophone, including graded examination scales by grade:-

https://masquerade-music.co.uk/freemusic.html

For Oboe –

Fabulous documentary about the oboe & the best player in the world:-                              

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_po72IgykUU

 All about the oboe – 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1VyhZKmeew

  Moana ‘How Far I’ll Go’ – 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jnlKsPG-WX0

  ‘River Flows In You’ – Oboe and Harp:-                                                           

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BA_ZkWUZ8qU

The National Youth Orchestra  Ensemble :-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HUBh1xrk48&list=RD0HUBh1xrk48&index=1

Composition Resources
General Resources

This page has links to all our previous Covid 19 resources – many of which are appropriayte for school and home use and a valuable reourcefor schools and parents to use if pupils are required to isolate at home. https://wolverhamptonmusicservice.org.uk/covid-19/

 

Vocal Resources

Warm up exercises for vocalists https://youtu.be/1XHXezdnL0A

Performance Resources