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Sing Up places singing at the heart of education by providing a complete singing package through a digital music platform, termly magazine and training.
With over ten years’ experience at the forefront of music education, we have created Membership packages that are flexible and well-loved by teachers and vocal leaders across the world.
Whether you are a teacher, a freelance music educator, a music service or a music education hub, Sing Up will enable you to cultivate strong communities and healthy, happy and confident students.
Sing Up resources
Membership includes access to over 850 fantastic songs, from pop to classical, arranged to promote good vocal health in young voices.
Our resources are designed to help you use singing for cross-curricular learning in the classroom or to act as a complete foundation for musical learning across the school – from Early Years to age 18 and beyond.
Jolly Music Big Books These full-colour big books, with integral fold-out stand, are suitable for whole class singing. The ideal accompaniment to the Music Handbooks.
Jolly Music Big Book Beginners The perfect accompaniment to The Music Handbook Beginners, containing the complete collection of 5 rhymes and 24 songs in a large easy-to-read format.
Jolly Music Big Book Level 1 The perfect accompaniment to The Music Handbook, Level 1, containing the complete collection of 7 rhymes and 29 songs in a large easy-to-read format.
Jolly Music Big Book Level 2 The perfect accompaniment to The Music Handbook, Level 2, containing the complete collection of 4 rhymes and 25 songs in a easy-to-read format.
Jolly Music Big Book Level 3 The perfect accompaniment to The Music Handbook, Level 3, containing the complete collection of 4 rhymes and 25 songs in a easy-to-read format.
Teach music in school with Jolly Music
Get your class singing!
Jolly Music has been developed so that any primary/elementary teacher, whether they are a musician or non-specialist, can effectively teach music to schoolchildren and help them learn to love music! The carefully developed primary/elementary music resources offer clear step-by-step guides to singing lessons, accompanying Audio CDs for additional teaching support, and illustrated Big Books with song lyrics, giving teachers the confidence to teach music in an effective and enjoyable way.
Teach music skills in a fun & effective way with Jolly Music!
Jolly Music is based on the tried and tested principles of Hungarian composer and music educator, Zoltán Kodály. Using this philosophy, Cyrilla Rowsell and David Vinden, both experienced practitioners and teachers of the Kodály method, have developed the Jolly Music programme.
Jolly Music is a structured and progressive programme for teaching music skills to children. It is a multi-sensory programme, with all the teaching done through singing. This approach enables children to become instant music makers without the need to learn how to play an instrument.
How does Jolly Music work?
Through a repertoire based on playground rhymes and songs, children become aware of musical elements including pulse, rhythm, pitch, loudness and speed. Activities and musical games support multi-sensory learning and make the lessons fun. The singing lessons are carefully structured to build the key musical skills of listening, singing in tune, inner hearing, and ultimately reading and writing music. Taught in this way, classroom music will build children’s motivation, enthusiasm and confidence, and lay the foundation for a lifetime of enjoyment.
Beginning with the participation in the German singing movement during the 1920s, Protestant church music and the burgeoning interest in early music, Bärenreiter quickly developed its distinctive profile.
Close contacts with musicological research led not only to the publication of the milestone encyclopaedia Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (now in a second, completely revised and expanded edition), but also to a host of new critical complete editions, used extensively by both scholars and musicians all over the world.
The School Musicals Company is a family business and, like you, we want the very best for our children.
We feel passionately that all children should be given engaging resources that will help them to grow and learn, and have a huge amount of fun along the way! We want to spark the imagination and nurture a love of drama, singing and musical theatre that will last a lifetime.