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Music Lessons

Music Generation

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The children in the Senior Room went to The Art Deco Theatre in Ballymote  on the 29th April to perform pieces of music they learned on the guitar under the direction of their Music Generation tutor Dave Flynn.

 

 

 

 

Music Generation

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In collaboration with Music Generation we will have professional musicians helping us to teach music in the classroom this year. Roisin Egan(singer) will be working with the Junior Room while Dave Flynn (guitarist) will be working with the Senior Room.

 

 

Music Lessons 2012

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Each room received 6 one hour music sessions with Róisín Egan. Róisín is a classically trained singer.  The music scheme is funded by Music Generation which includes the government, the local authorities and U2.  The children had 3 lessons before Easter and had the remaining 3 after the Easter holidays.  The children listened to classical music and responded by drawing pictures, they learned about music notes and rhythms and they sang songs and played percussion instruments.  Their favourite activity was composing a piece of music called “Treasure Island”.

 

Music Lessons from Cloonloo School on Vimeo.

 

Why choose Cloonloo National School?

  • Low pupil-teacher ratio – 1:1 teaching
  • DEIS School – This means extra grant to the school to subsidise school activities, outing and cost of books etc
  • Heavily subsidised books – total book cost this year was €20 which included all books, copies, pencils, colours etc
  • Heavily subsidised school outings, tours
  • Heavily subsidised swimming classes for all children
  • Teachers very accessible and available to talk to
  • Uniform – Very practical. White or blue t-shirt, navy or black trousers/tracksuit bottoms