Lesson 5: The performing river

Children have the opportunity to finesse and perform their ostinatos in groups, experimenting with layering sounds

Learning Objectives

  • Improving my piece so it sounds more like a river

  • Taking on board suggestions from others in my group

  • Performing my composed piece using dynamics and tempo change

Teacher Video: The performing river

Note that this Teacher Video is the same as the Teacher Video in the previous lesson


Ostinato Support PowerPoint
Performance Planning Sheet
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