During Remembrance day this year, the children at Rockmount observed the silence in the playground. The silence was brought to an end by Ada (Onyx Class) performing The Last Post on her trumpet brilliantly!
As we couldn't have our usual Rockmount Proms concerts this year, some of the children have sent in performances of pieces they would have played in the concert. Enjoy!
Crystal Leavers Song.mp4
Crystal Class Leavers Song. All words and music by them!
Quartz Leavers Song.mp4
Quartz Class Leavers Song. All words and music by them!
Party song by Seb.mp3
Another wonderful performance from Seb (Jade). This time he's playing 'Party Song' - great choice for your end of term "concert" piece Seb!
Thanks Matilda (Crystal) for a beautiful performance of Ständchen by Schubert. I love this piece - good choice for your concert piece! 😊
hugo dino stomp.MP4
Hugo (Emerald) with another great performance. This time he's playing Dinosaur Stomp - with an actual dinosaur!
Thanks Ada (Onyx) for a beautiful and rather haunting performance of 'Moonglow', accompanied by Helene (her neighbour).
Great to hear from one of our many talented Year 6 musicians. Here's Miranda (Quartz) performing 'Hungarian Rondo' by Haydn (accompanied by her Dad) . Thanks Miranda that was brilliant! Would love to hear from some other Year 6 musicians too!!
Here she is again, performing Leftover Popcorn. We'll done Delores, two excellent performances!
Delores (Garnet) has been busy filming again! A fantastic performance of Skip to My Lou.
Charlie (Tanzanite) performing 'The Bells Ring Out' beautifully. Thanks Charlie!
Thanks to George (Zircon) for a wonderful performance of 'Walk Tall'. Great to hear how well you're doing with your online trumpet lessons George!
Another fantastic performance from Olivia (Diamond). This one's called 'Elephant Ride'. Thanks for sharing it with us Olivia!
No Moon Tonight.mp3
Another great performance from Seb!
Forest Drums by Seb.mp3
Thanks for another great performance Seb (Jade). Nice to hear you performing with the backing track - sounds dramatic!
Thanks to Maia(Diamond) for sharing her fantastic performance of 'Gallop Pony'.
Another fantastic performance from Sofia (Onyx), this time playing 'Forest Drums' .
A beautiful and calming performance of 'Air' (H.Purcell) by Ayfer (Quartz). Thanks for sharing Ayfer!
Minna: Piano Workout!
Minna (Jade) has been working really hard on her 'Dozen a Day' exercises. Good work Minna!
5) Hopping on the Left Foot.mp4
6) Hopping on the Right Foot.mp4
A fantastic performance of 'Grumpy Old Troll' by a mysterious masked performer?! ...Well done Hugo (Emerald)!
Anishka(Diamond) has been working really hard. Today I received four fantastic films of Anishka performing some pieces she's been learning in her online piano lessons as well as her own composition and a traditional Hindu piece. Fantastic work Anishka!
Sit back and relax for Anishka's mini concert! 👏👏👏👏
A mystery performer has sent me this recording of them performing 'Rainforest' brilliantly on their keyboard at home. Well done for playing perfectly in time with the backing track! I wish I could tell you who it was...🤔
Daisy (Garnet) performing the Dinosaur Stomp brilliantly!
Ivo (Onyx) performing 'Quiet as a Bulldog' on his electric guitar. So good to finally get to see you performing on your electric guitar Ivo - well done!
Hector (Jade) playing Free Fallin' on his LUMI keys. This looks like loads of fun!!
Bridget (Diamond) has been doing lots of piano practice this week and can now play 'Grandmother' perfectly. Well done Bridget! 🙌
Delores (Garnet) performing 'Runaway Rabit' brilliantly and with excellent staccato bunny hops! Stacatto is when you play the notes as short as you can.
Olivia (Diamond) is making fantastic progress in her piano lessons. Here she is performing 'Carnival' brilliantly - and perfectly in time with the backing track too! Well done Olivia, keep up the good work! 👏
Daisy (Garnet) playing 'Row Row Row Your Boat' - with broken chords. The piece is really written with block chords (when you play all three notes together at the same time), but I challenged Daisy to work out how to play the piece with broken chords (when you play each note of the chord seperately in a pattern). Well done Daisy - you did it brilliantly!
Erin & Kiera 3.mp4
Another amazing performance from Erin & Kiera! The lyrics are quite apt right now too. Fantastic singing girls!
Erin & Kiera 2.mp4
Another fantastic song from the twins. Can you remember the word to describe how Erin and Kiera are singing together? 🤔 That's right it's 'harmony'. Harmony singing is not easy to do, but the twins have nailed it. Well done girls! 👏
Erin & Kiera 1.mp4
One of my favourites - had to sing along! Some fantastic singing (and clicking! 😉) from Erin & Kiera (Quartz)
A mysterious pianist sent me a film of them playing 'Ferris Wheel'. Can you tell who it is? Hint: from Emerald class 🤫
A very talented witch sent me a film of her performing 'The Haunted Mouse'... can you tell who it is? Well done Mali! (Emerald)
Hector (Jade) performing 'Sailing in the Sun' 😎. Well done Hector!
Sofia (Onyx) has been doing great with her online piano lessons. Here she is with a brilliant performance of 'The Juggler'.
Iris and Finlay's Lockdown Song.MOV
Iris (Year 6) & big brother Finlay (ex-Rockmount student) have been getting creative at home. They have written and recorded a song called 'Lockdown' - they even made a pop video. Take a look...
Somewhere Over the Rainbow .mp3
I had a lovely day in Rockmount with the key worker children. We decided to have a go at performing 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow'. We didn't have much time to perfect our performance, but we did manage to make a recording to share with you.
Social distancing hasn't stopped Ada (Onyx) playing Ode To Joy with her neighbour across the gardens! 😊
The Show Must Go On!
Sadly our concert with the CSMA Junior Choir at Fairfield Halls had to be cancelled, so the Y5&6 Choir decided to share this medley of movie songs that we were due to perform as the final number at the concert. This was recorded in one take, with a few of our singers filling in the parts that other school choirs would have been singing at the concert. Kiera Morgan sings the solo at the start of Pure Imagination. Kiera auditioned and was selected from all the schools to perform this solo at the concert. We're hopeful the concert will be rescheduled for July...
Glocks Rock Club.MOV
World Book Day... in case you were wondering about the outfits!
World Book Day doesn't stop our flute lessons!
Erin & Kiera LIVE at Tottenham Court Rd station.mp4
Piano practice can be done anywhere...there are pianos nearby at Penge East and Herne Hill stations. Miss Symons would love to see - send me your films please!
'The Legendary Rockets'.MOV
Rockmount Orchestra and Upper Junior Choir performing with the London Mozart Players at their Christmas Concert 2019:
The Upper Junior Choir at the LMP Christmas Concert 2019.mp3
Rockmount Upper Junior performing 'Only You' (Micheal Omer & Crisis Skylight Singers) with the LMP, Croydon Citadel Band & Crisis Skylight Singers, live at 'A Classic Christmas' with the London Mozart players 2019
Erin solo with LMP.mp4
A little glimpse of Erin Morgan (Y6) performing Vivaldi's Violin Concerto in G with the London Mozart Players at their Christmas Concert. It was amazing - well done Erin!
Rockmount Orchestra, Upper Junior Choir and Erin Morgan performing at the LMP Christmas Concert, 'A Classic Christmas' 2019