Britten songs added to Charanga programmes

Charanga, in partnership with Aldeburgh Music, is producing new, exciting and contemporary digital resources to support Benjamin Britten’s “Friday Afternoons”. The first Unit of Work with resources for the songs “Ee-oh!” and “The Useful Plough”, is … read the rest.

New Song Centre in Charanga Musical School

With songs from nursery rhymes to Bon Jovi and ABBA, classroom music teachers particularly will be delighted with the Song Centre added to Charanga Musical School, which is a modern music curriculum for the whole school … read the rest.

Nationwide children’s singing project

Friday Afternoons is a nationwide singing project led by Aldeburgh Music, culminating on Britten’s birthday – 22 November 2013. The initiative, which forms part of Aldeburgh Music’s Britten Centenary programme and the worldwide Britten 100 celebrations, … read the rest.

Fantastic and buzzing in Lancs

Musical School – a modern ICT-supported primary music curriculum for the whole school Headteacher comment: “Charanga Musical School has had a fantastic effect; teachers can track children’s progression clearly and the supporting planning and assessment is … read the rest.

Motivating more practice

Chris Blurton, Music Teacher at Haytor View Primary School, Newton Abbott, reviews Charanga Music World “When teaching children to play a musical instrument, the biggest challenge is encouraging them to practise. Children will come up with … read the rest.

Charanga launch in USA

Charanga’s two founding directors, Mark Burke and Paul Fletcher, went to the USA in February to launch Charanga Music World USA at the Texas Music Educator’s Association (TMEA) annual convention. As well as presenting the programme … read the rest.

Strictly great singing

Strictly Come Dancing singer, Chris Madin, sings on some of Charanga’s inspira® Pops songs. inspira® Pops uses well-known songs by artists such as Bon Jovi, ABBA, Adele, and others with full backing, differentiated instrumental parts, lesson … read the rest.

Howarth woodwind specialists

Charanga would like to say thank you to Howarth for putting at their disposal various instruments for a photo shoot, the results of which will appear in animated graphics in Charanga programmes. www.howarth.uk.com … read the rest.