Expressive Arts

Mr A Redford (Acting PT Curriculum)

Faculty News: Expressive Arts

Published: 29 September 2017

There are a range of extra-curricular activities available on offer at Knox Academy.  Speak to your teachers, and keep an eye out in The Bulletin for activities which match your interests, skills, or ambition to try something new!

Details of sporting activities can be found in the most recent Sports Timetable (August 2017) while other activities (including revision classes) are available  in a separate document.

Published: 19 September 2017

The link below will take you to an audio recording of 'Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull' - one of this years Christmas concert pieces.

Click here to access the audio recording.

If the link does not work, right-click and 'Save As'.

Published: 03 April 2017

Listen again to the Spring Concert which was held on Wednesday 31 March 2018 on the concerts section of our website.  Previous concerts are also accessible on their individual pages.

Thanks to Abby Hickman and Rebecca Mackenzie for filming the Spring Concert 2017.

 

Published: 11 January 2017

Listen again to the Christmas Concert which was held on Tuesday 20 December 2016.

To view the videos (and access previous concerts) please click here.

 

Thanks to Rebecca Mackenzie and Abby Hickman for filming the Christmas Concert 2016.

 

Published: 03 May 2016

This composition started off as a piece for piano. My inspiration to compose it came from hearing James Galway playing ‘Annie’s Song’ by John Denver on the flute. After listening to it over and over again and falling in love with this song, I decided to try and compose my own short piece for piano, using the main melody as my starting point but altering it to make it my own. A good friend of mine suggested that I should try composing it for an orchestra, and I thought why not? I can always try and see where it takes me! Over time, I came up with new ideas, creating new rhythms and experimenting with them on different instruments. I wanted to ensure that all parts of the orchestra played the main melody or important themes at some point during the piece as I wanted to share out the...

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