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General InformationFull day (up to 4 hours teaching)           Half day (up to 2 hours teaching)     Discounts for multiple bookings. 
Large spaces are needed for African drumming, Samba drumming and boomwhackers.
INSET training on all aspects of  Primary Music available
Please read the glowing feedback at the bottom of this page! 
Recent Workshops
Abbots Ripton Primary School, Folksworth Primary School, Clare Hall College, Cambridge, Cambs West Guides, Saffron Walden Children's Orchestra, St Ives WI, Cantate Choir, Bury St Edmunds County Upper School, Earith WI, Somersham WI, Meridian Primary School, Stapleford Primary School, Ashstock Festival  
African Drumming
Ages 4-94!
Standard workshop
- up to 35 people (large drums)
Premium workshop
- up to 50 people (mixed size drums)
All instruments provided, including bass drums.
Sing Out!
Singing workshops for all ages from 4 to adult
No group size limit!
Part-singing, rounds, partner songs, themes, eras, school topic work.
Specialist workshops on playground game songs with movement/dance and singing. Great for primary schools, and lunchtime supervisors.
Samba Drumming
Age 7 to adult
Up to 35 people, all instruments provided.
Learn simple rhythms and create a vibrant samba band!
Ideal for preparing for a school fete performance.
Ocarinas
Bright plastic woodwind instruments suitable for age 6+
Play melodies within minutes and full harmonies with a workshop!
Up to 35 people.
Boomwhackers
Colourful musical tubes
Age 4+
Up to 100 tubes available
Play simple tunes using colour coded music, 
and add full harmonies even from age 4!
Audio Books
A great primary school project.
Work with Kirsty to create music to accompany a simple story book.
Composition, rehearsal and performance all in a day's workshop.
Send the finished CD to the chosen author and you might be lucky enough to get a letter back!

FEEDBACK

Bury St Edmunds County Upper School (GCSE group)
Kirsty delivered a whole day workshop to 40 GCSE students as part of the delivery of the African music part of the course. After being given the course information in advance, Kirsty devised a fantastic programme that covered virtually every aspect of the African music: she even included a composing session, with student working in small groups, devising and notating their own African-inspired drum patterns. This was then followed up with performances and constructive feedback.
By the end of the day, the students had learnt and performed a 4 part African song (with movements, which the students particularly enjoyed!), learnt the basics of drumming technique, the context of African music and other African instruments, and learnt and performed confidently different sets of polyrhythms.
Kirsty's delivery of the workshop was fun, well paced and structured, and the students warmed to her sense of humour and enthusiasm.
The whole experience has been excellent - professional, reliable and efficient. We will definitely be booking Harmonia Music again!
Stapleford Primary School (all year groups)Kirsty was wonderful and every single child and adult had nothing but praise - they came out buzzing (as did I). Kirsty clearly knows her stuff and has a wonderful and natural way of communicating her passion to the children. Fast-paced and absolutely bursting with 'stuff to learn'. I can't thank you enough for giving our children such a valuable, exciting and inspiring experience.
Saffron Walden Children's Orchestra (mixed ages)Kirsty and Derek delivered a highly professional and engaging workshop on our orchestral course. Perfect combination of energy and hands on drumming . Would totally recommend. The best drumming workshop we have ever had. Nothing was a problem for them and we would definitely book them again.
Assorted WI groupsWe thoroughly enjoyed our evening.
It was great to be doing something everybody could enjoy young, or young at heart.

Had very positive feedback from many members who thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. Personally I was impressed with the wonderful sound we managed and all felt the tuition was excellent and fun!
email: kirstybody@btinternet.com