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O-Generator is a free music making tool developed by O-Music for use in Essex schools.

It allows students to Create, Learn, Play and Perform Music at school, and at home as O-Generator runs as cloud software and so requires not installation, but runs through any computer browser. It is ideal for Key Stage 2 and 3 students.

O Generator allows you to:

CREATE Your Own Songs – At School or Home – Record & Export to Sequencer

LEARN & COMPOSE Popular Music Styles – Rhythm, Melody & Harmony – Step by Step Lessons – Quizzes and Challenges – All Levels of Ability

PLAY Whole Class Percussion – Instrumental Group Practice – Funky Pop or World Music Tunes – Step by Step Instructor – Notation Provided

WRITE & PERFORM  Song Writing Projects – Ideal for Non Specialist Teachers – Cross Curricular

Song Writing and Performance 

The short video above demonstrates how the free half or full day course can get the whole class involved in writing lyrics and performing. The sessions are energising, fun, yet teach core skills in literacy, communication, brain storming and teamwork.

See and hear children from Westbourne Primary in London using their song writing and performance skills

SUPPORTING SCHOOLS

O-Music support teaching staff through the provision of free in-house CPD training sessions. These can be booked along with free workshops for students.

Your school can sign up to O-Generator for free as this is a subsidised service provided through Essex Music Services, and can also book a workshop for students on the same day.

To do so, please contact Liz Leatherdale by emailing Liz.Leatherdale @essex.gov.uk

QUOTES

“The great thing is that students make the choices without using preset loops.”

Kelly Haines, St Mary’s & St Peter’s Primary School

“We made real sounding music and sang a song we made ourselves.”

Year 6 Student, Westbourne Primary

For more information, please visit www.o-generator.com

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