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Drake Music Scotland shared Figurenotes's video.Monday, June 18th, 2018 at 4:51am
Are you following the newly commissioned Figurenotes online video tutorial series? You can learn all about using Figurenotes to strengthen your music teaching skills and make sure that everyone has the best shot at learning an instrument. Figurenotes is an excellent education resource for everyone, but especially useful for those with Additional Support Needs. Videos available so far look at teaching the guitar and keyboard.
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Here is Part 2 of Drake Music Scotland's new series of How To videos, guiding you through the process of teaching students how to play a musical instrument. Watch musician and composer Niroshini Thambar demonstrate how to set up Figuresnotes for the keyboard and start learning piano skills. Niroshini is known for composing the soundtracks for award-nominated theatre show The Secret Life of Suitcases (Unicorn Theatre), The Bridge for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Cultural Programme, and From Here to There commissioned for The Edinburgh Mela. This year she was selected as one of the Starter 2018 artists at National Theatre of Scotland. This series is a new commission from The Space Arts Creative Scotland BBC Arts and aims to be a go-to guide for teachers, musicians and those working with young people. Everyone should have access to a music education that works for them. Using colour and shape, Figurenotes is an alternative way of learning that increases accessibility and boosts participation in music making. Part 3 in the series will be released next Tuesday on our Facebook and YouTube where we will be looking at singing with Early Years. Follow the series #Figurenotes Our website: http://figurenotes.org/tutorials YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkDVADux4zTCdsfHnIAARkw To sign up to our e-news for music teachers: http://drakemusicscotland.us7.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=8eb84b7a45579a8e264627e75&id=fa8ebfc708 Drake Music Scotland Drake Music Jabuti Theatre Summerhall The Ark, Dublin PUSH EU Creative Europe Desk UK - Culture Imaginate Artists Youth Music Arts Award
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Drake Music ScotlandSaturday, June 16th, 2018 at 12:09am
Digital Orchestra got a special commendation from judges at Edinburgh Evening News Local Hero Awards for their amazing trip to Singapore. Well done all! We’ve also encouraged the organisers to include an Arts category in next year’s awards!
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Drake Music Scotland added 2 new photos.Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 7:22pm
Our Digital Orchestra Musicians have arrived at the Edinburgh Evening News Local Hero Awards 2018. Nominated in the Inspirational Young Adults Award. Win or lose they are all heroes to us!
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Drake Music ScotlandThursday, June 14th, 2018 at 12:21pm
We're very excited to share the outcome of our recent project with Castlebrae CHS pupils. The Castle Kidz have released their first single "Just Be You!". You can download this very catchy tune from iTunes and Bandcamp for 79p, or buy a CD for just £2.50.
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Just Be You, by The Castle Kidz
1 track album
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Drake Music Scotland updated their cover photo.Thursday, June 14th, 2018 at 10:25am
Buy the fantastic single "Just Be You" at https://thecastlekidz.bandcamp.com. £2.50 for a CD or 79p for a download. All proceeds go back into the joint project between Drake Music Scotland and Castlebrae CHS.
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Drake Music ScotlandWednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 12:59pm
We're wishing the brave and hardy "2 Many Bassists" team all the best at Tough Mudder Scotland this Sunday! 🦏
A huge thank you to Lawrie Macmillan, Allan Ferguson, Andie Janacova and Jon Jacobs who have raised an amazing £1289 for Drake Music Scotland!😮
You can still support them by heading over to their JustGiving team page...
Friday, June 22nd, 2018 at 7:32am
Well done everyone - you are all so musical, creative and great learners! #music #skills #development #progression 😊😃👏👏👏👏🎻🎷🎼🥁🎤🎸 https://t.co/ZTpX8jyV6C
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Thanks to all @DrakeMusicScot for an amazing productive and enjoyable year. https://t.co/PiKepOlB3c
Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 at 8:26am
What a talented and musically skilled bunch of pupils @Team_Oaklands #proud https://t.co/kaWC6xwA4t
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Fantastic performance by our Oaklands orchestra today with Ally from @DrakeMusicScot and the magnificent @md0wling.
'Music expresses that which cannot be said.' #VictorHugo #Edinburgh #proud https://t.co/U6tYKnBX7Y

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