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For young people 11-18

Get moving, get listening and get creating, with this range of activities and resources aimed at young people, and to support schools to deliver quality music and dance learning remotely.

Dance

Trinity Laban invite you to explore moving from the comfort of your home! Join Dance Artists, Julian Lewis, Carolyn Bolton and Francesca Miles as they guide you through dynamic phrases and unleash your inner choreographer through the creative tasks. Whether you have lots of dance experience or none at all, there’s something here for you!

If you enjoy these videos why not take a look at our Dance for Young People page, where you can find more information on Trinity Laban’s Youth Dance Programme, Trinity Laban Youth Dance Company and Trinity Laban Young Dance Ambassador programme.

Bitesize Dance Activities

Bitesize Dance Activities for 11-14 Years to try at home

Bitesize Dance Activities for 14-16 Years to try at home

Music

A Level Digital Schools’ Concert

Join presenter, conductor and composer Patrick Bailey and musicians from Trinity Laban for this specially-created concert seminar, film with focused analysis and exploration of selected set works from the AQA and Pearson Edexcel A Level Music syllabuses.

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What’s so good about Beethoven?: Symphony No. 8 by Beethoven

  • Type of Resource: Music
  • Age Range: Key Stage 3 – Age 11 – 13

Originally made for KS2 teachers and their pupils, this home learning resource provides a thorough introduction to a piece of symphonic music and to the orchestra that older children can explore by themselves, with lots of tips for closer listening, background information, and some creative exercises to encourage your own music-making.

What you’ll need at home: Just download the PDF (and print it out if you can), and a device to listen to the music from the Spotify playlist provided. To try out the creative exercises you’ll need objects that make sounds, or even better a musical instrument or two!

Download the Beethoven resource

Epic Tunes & Alpine Horns: Symphony No. 1 by Brahms

  • Type of Resource: Music
  • Age Range: Key Stage 3 – Age 11 – 13

Originally made for KS2 teachers and their pupils, this home learning resource provides a thorough introduction to a piece of symphonic music and to the orchestra that older children can explore by themselves, with lots of tips for closer listening, background information, and some creative exercises to encourage your own music-making.

What you’ll need at home: Just download the PDF (and print it out if you can), and a device to listen to the music from the Spotify playlist provided. To try out the creative exercises you’ll need objects that make sounds, or even better a musical instrument or two!

Download the Brahms resource

Self-Isolate I Create I Animate

Interested in making your own music? Why not take part in our Self-Isolate | Create | Animate challenge! There are four tasks to choose from, each designed to support you in creating your own compositions.

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