Christian Head, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4HA

017683 71693

Kirkby Stephen Grammar School

A Co-operative Academy

Year 9 Music

In music at KSGS, year 9 is all about refining knowledge and further developing your understanding of music.

We study 6 projects:

Autumn 1 - Classical Music of the 20th Century 

Autumn 2 - Graphic Scores Expressionism and Music Technology 

Spring 1 - The Role of Film Music 

Spring 2 - Music Language and Fashion (Hip Hop and Rap) 

Summer 1 - Minimalism Techno and Gamelan 

Summer 2 - Class Orchestra (Elbow - One Day Like This) 

The topics are taught through listening tasks, performing in ensembles and alone and through composition tasks.  Students have many opportunities to use departmental ICT resources - Sibelius.

For further information please contact Karen West.