O-Generator is a 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.
“Our students in Year 7 are creating Dance Music tracks with a mixture of loops and creating their own drum tracks and Year 8 are composing their own Radio Adverts with voice overs. The more we use it the more powerful it becomes!” Plume Academy, Maldon
“I just wanted to say thank you for our O-Generator training. I’ve had some very positive feedback from both children and staff. Thank you for making everything so well structured and easy to follow, it’s given us a great foundation to build on.” Grove Wood Primary, Rayleigh
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
O-Generator features in the Essex Music Education Hub e-learning package. All schools subscribing to the package will continue to access the programme with no additional cost.
Essex Music Education Hub supports teaching staff through the provision of free in-house CPD training sessions for all subscribing schools. To book one of these, or to gain access to this resource, please contact Liz Leatherdale by emailing Liz.Leatherdale@essex.gov.uk
“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