Lesson 2: Playing Shosholoza

Working in pairs and using tuned percussion instruments such as glockenspiels, xylophones or steel pans, pupils learn the chords for the ‘Shosholoza’ song

Learning Objectives

  • Playing a major chord on tuned percussion

  • Playing a two chord progression with accuracy

Lesson Plan

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Teacher Video: Playing Shosholoza


Playing Shosholoza PowerPoint
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Laura Barr,  
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In her 14 year teaching career, Laura assumed the role of Music Lead, and was Head of Music in a large secondary school. Laura has a passion for working with children with a disadvantaged background, either through deprivation or disability,…
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