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Archive for May, 2014

Burley Oaks Shine afternoon.

Posted: 26/05/14

Click to view video. The fantastic yellow group getting into their groove with Mr Yates in the fun Tamboo Bamboo session.

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Autumn Term Lesson Dates ALL SCHOOLS

Posted: 21/05/14

The Autumn Term dates for lessons in all of our schools can now be viewed by going to ‘Information for Parents’ then to ‘What’s on at your Child’s School’. Search for the school and details will be displayed under ‘Autumn Term Teaching Dates’.

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Girl Band ‘Between the Lines’ with their new Drummer!

Posted: 21/05/14

Jack Hendy in year 8 gave one of our Year 7 brilliant drummers a coaching session to help him learn some of the songs that our Ilkley girl band ‘Between the Lines’ are preparing for their summer gigs. Great coaching by Jack and the girls love their new drummer! Tight, focused and great grooving! Have a listen!!

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Dan’s Drum Trio Preparing for the Burley Oaks Demo

Posted: 20/05/14

Creative session today with Jack Hendy and one of our Year 6 students preparing this fantastic drum trio written by Dan and the boys. Lots of groove and time changes and with the techno drum machine! New toy working out well!!

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Grade 3 Drums Year 6 student

Posted: 20/05/14

Exam season fast approaching! Have a look at one of our Year 6 boys preparing for his Rockschool grade 3 Drum exam! These pieces are really tricky but he has almost got them perfect now!

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Girl power 2 TECHNO Drums!

Posted: 20/05/14

Have a look at one of our year 5 students preparing her piece for the Ilkley Central Showcase on Saturday 12 July! This student has helped to compose this piece and today we added our Drum tutor Dan on his Roland Sampling machine which adds a really great Techno feel to the piece. How cool us this going to sound […]

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Rockschool Guitar Grade 4 Preparation

Posted: 20/05/14

Here one of our extremely gifted year 8 students performs one of hisRockschool Grade 4 Electric Guitar pieces. This student has such a naturalflair for playing and has captured an amazing sense of ‘feel’ for thispiece. Good luck for the exam which is very soon!

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Ark Eye preparing for their Tour De France Gig

Posted: 20/05/14

Here the boys are working hard on one of their original songs ready for thesummer gigs for Learn to Rock including their prestigious slot at BroughtonHall in Skipton for the Tour De France passing through Skipton.

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Jack prepares for his Rockschool Grade 3 Bass Guitar exam

Posted: 19/05/14

It’s really coming together now for a Jack and his grade 3 Bass Guitar exam. Today we have been working in adding dynamic contrasts in the pieces he is playing and he has got it down straight away. Check out these two contrasting pieces …… Brilliant!

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Burley Oaks Primary School SATS make up lessons

Posted: 19/05/14

Reminder to parents that all Learn to Rock lessons cancelled last week, w/c Monday 12 May due to SATS will be made up on Tuesday 22 July.

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Burley Woodhead CE Primary Drum Lessons Make Up

Posted: 19/05/14

Reminder to parents: any student who missed their drum lesson last Monday 12 May due to SATS these lessons will be made up during the morning of Friday 6 June.

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Bass Guitar Grade 8 student

Posted: 18/05/14

Our superb year 12 Bass Guitar student from the Learn to Rock band ‘Feedback’ diligently works on this difficult slap solo section in one of her grade 8 Rockschool pieces ‘Lead Sheet’. This piece is very technically demanding with shifts in positioning, the incorporation of solo, harmonic and chordal playing and the tempo is fast! Also look at her fantastically […]

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