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Ever felt like you didn't have the confidence to lead your primary music lessons effectively?

It can be daunting when asked to lead large groups, whether in primary music lessons or extra curricular choirs and bands. This course covers how to lead and conduct these groups with confidence.

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What will I learn?

How to Lead Music Groups Confidently.

By the end of the course you will be able to clearly and confidently lead groups, using rhythmic count-ins and cueing unison endings for both singing and instrumental groups​.

Conducting Skills.

How to lead and conduct changes in song sections clearly, using hand gestures and visual/verbal cues. ​

Key Music Theory Skills

You will be able to understand basic music theory, and how you can use this knowledge to directly impact your music lessons.

Strategies for leading large groups.

You will be able to clearly identify the importance of leadership and conducting when working with a large group​.

Three Steps To Confident Leadership In Primary Music Lessons.


Watch our expert video course. With over 2 hours of video content, quizzes and a final exam, you’ll be sure you’ve learnt everything you need to know.


You’ll also get access to our exclusive workbooks, full of extra information you can take straight into your classroom.


With your purchase, you’ll also get access to our forums, a social group of like minded teachers and our expert tutors on hand to answer any questions you may have.

But don't just take our word for it...

Course itinerary. An in-depth look at what you'll learn.

Training on Beats and Rhythmic Recognition. Understanding the importance of leadership in music with reference to the significant impact of understanding rhythm

The impact of YOU as a leader. A lesson looking in detail at the relevance of you as a conductor in practice. How does leadership and music impact your class, and even you?

Learn how body language can control a room. A detailed look into the importance of body language and arm gestures when leading a group. Opportunity for practical learning in this workshop – using your body to control various parts working simultaneously in a instrumental or vocal piece. Pre-emptive cues – how to successfully cue and guide structure changes.

A brief guide to key music theory that will be of practical use when conducting groups. This session includes looking in depth at time signatures, rhythmic notation, dynamics and more.

Learn how to physically conduct and lead a group. A detailed look into how you conduct and lead both vocal and musical groups of all kinds. Focusing on the basic principles of conducting including keeping time, pre-empting cues and signalling parts using verbal and physical gestures.

So what are you waiting for? Learn how to teach music in primary schools today.

Join us. Grow your confidence in your own abilities to teach music to your class. Talk to like-minded teachers and experts in our groups & forums, including an exclusive group for this course. 

We believe every child has the right to an inspiring and engaging music education. Together, we can reform primary music education. Get started today for just £29.99.

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