Finding Traditional Songs

I’ll be honest. I don’t like trying to find traditional songs! Ever since I read the ABRSM advice and heard about the poor examiner who had ten renditions of ‘Ten Green Bottles’ on one day, I am super keen to find something different or unusual for my students to sing. Read more…

Why bother with music theory?

Let’s face it, music theory does not have a good rep. It’s like arithmetic and spelling. And actually, that’s the problem… Most people only ever really encounter the kind of music theory which feels very similar to learning your times tables or how to spell ‘supercalifragilisticexpialidocious’. No one enjoys memorising the letter Read more…