MUSIC & GAME PROGRAMS

Choose from two options below:

AFTER SCHOOL MUSIC PROGRAM - ROCK BAND

North Perth Primary School

 

Term 4, 2020

Every Wednesday 3pm-4:15pm

Learn to play an instrument, learn to play a song on it, hang out with your bandmates and best of all, play in a band! Rock Band is open to all, whether you have played before or have no experience.. there is an instrument for every level including percussion, drums, keyboard, piano, guitar, bass, ukulele, harmonica and vocals. Make use of the skills you already have, bring your own gear or pick one of our in-house instruments and we will teach you how to play it. 

Please arrive at the Undercover Area at 3pm for 3:15pm start. We will spend some time warming up with games and getting to know each other. We will learn a new song every two weeks and show you how to play your chosen instrument and how to read music for your part. You will then be asked as a group to choose a song, you will separate into groups to learn your parts. Every second week we will perform a song for our families!

It's a great opportunity for the kids to experience what it's like playing their instrument (including singing) in a band and expand their learning. 

  • Please remember to bring an after school snack, there’ll be a break from 3pm-3:15pm to eat.

  • If your child has a medical condition, or any allergies we would know about, please ensure you have let us know and ensure they bring their medication. 

  • We may take photos on the day and they may be used for marketing purposes in the future. If you would prefer your child is not in photos please email us.

  •  If a child is disruptive, refuses to take instructions, they may be removed from the program and all fees will be forfeited. However, teachers will discuss this with the parent beforehand.

  • If at any time you need to call us, you can do so on 0450 752 462

  • Please collect and sign out your child at 4:15pm.

If you have any queries, please feel free to email Amanda at amanda@player1.com.au or call 0450 752 462.

BAND CAMP

Join us on Wednesday September 30 from 9:30-3:00pm

Or on Wednesday October 7 from 9:30-3:00pm

Cost is only $75 and we have a cafe on site and arcade for the kids to play during the breaks. 

Band Camp is a place where kids can learn to play an instrument, learn to play a song on it, hang out with your bandmates and best of all, play in a band! Band Camp is open to all, whether your child has played before or has no experience at all.. there is an instrument for every level including percussion, drums, keyboard, piano, guitar, bass, ukulele, harmonica and vocals. Make use of the skills you already have, bring your own instrument or pick one of our in-house instruments and we will teach you how to play it. 

The kids will spend some time in the the morning warming up with games and getting to know each other, focusing on the basics of rhythm and melody, then they will be given a choice of which instrument they would like to play. After the group has chosen a song they will then be separated into groups to learn their parts. After lunch the group will practice the song together and perform the finished product at 2:45pm for parents.

It's a great opportunity for the kids to experience what it's like playing their instrument (including singing) in a band and expand their learning. 

  • Please remember to bring lunch and drink or purchase in store. 

  • There’ll be a break for lunch from 12pm-12:45pm; the kids are welcome to play in the arcade. 

  • If your child has a medical condition, or any allergies we would know about, please ensure you have let us know and ensure they bring their medication. 

  • We may take photos on the day and they may be used for marketing purposes in the future. If you would prefer your child is not in photos please email me.

  •  If a child is disruptive, refuses to take instructions, they may be removed from the program and all fees will be forfeited. However, teachers will discuss this with the parent beforehand.

  • If at any time you need to call us, you can do so on 0450 752 462

  • Please collect your child at 3pm. 

  • If you have any other questions, feel free to email us anytime.

If you have any queries, please feel free to email Amanda at amanda@player1.com.au or call 0450 752 462.

WORKSHOPS

Wanting to try an instrument before committing to lessons? Or, do a workshop before you attend Band Camp to get the most out of the experience

SINGING FOR STUDENTS AGED 5-7YRS

Book into our Singing Lessons these School Holidays

Ages 5-7 yrs are on Thursday October 1 from 9:30-12:30pm

Cost is $45 

Singing lifts your spirits and develops confidence among growing children. This is a skill and joy you can share and experience for life. This workshop will improve technique and vocal agility/ flexibility along with strengthening ear training and pitch retention. This will be taught focusing on maintaining a healthy singing posture, good breath control and a sustainable technique (exploring chest and head voice). This workshop will hopefully inspire a passion for music and encourage singing for years to come. Performance experience (such as recitals, showcases, talent shows, etc.)

 

We will explore the many facets of repertoire among the many cultures. Ranging from African chants, gospel, musical stories, folk and jazz repertoire to be further explored and performed at recitals, showcases, talent shows, etc.

 

There'll be a 20 minute break for a drink and snack and children are welcome to play in the arcade during this time.

 

 We'll be performing our song at 12:15pm for the families.

 

WHAT TO BRING: BYO snack and drink or purchase from the cafe during the break!

 

INSTRUCTOR: Nonie

 

 

WORKSHOP ITINERARY

 

9am - 9:40am 

Singing Posture

Technique

Diction (vowel pronunciation)

Breathing 

Warm ups (3x exercises)

 

20 minute break (9:40-10am)

 

10am-10:40am

Melody (learn a basic melody) - exposure to multiple genres

solfege syllables (do re mi) or their numerical equivalent

Basic harmony 

Canon singing 

 

20 minute break (10:40-11am)

 

11am-12pm

Teach students melody

Rhythm (basic) - aurally identify different rhythms

Practice memorisation and song preparation

 

12pm Finish 

12:15pm Performance

SINGING FOR STUDENTS AGED 5-7YRS

Book into our Singing Lessons these School Holidays

Ages 8-12 yrs are on Thursday October 1 from 1-4pm

Cost is $45 

Singing lifts your spirits and develops confidence among growing children. This is a skill and joy you can share and experience for life. This workshop will improve technique and vocal agility/ flexibility along with strengthening ear training and pitch retention. This will be taught focusing on maintaining a healthy singing posture, good breath control and a sustainable technique (exploring chest and head voice). This workshop will hopefully inspire a passion for music and encourage singing for years to come. Performance experience (such as recitals, showcases, talent shows, etc.)

 

We will explore the many facets of repertoire among the many cultures. Ranging from African chants, gospel, musical stories, folk and jazz repertoire to be further explored and performed at recitals, showcases, talent shows, etc.

 

There'll be a 20 minute break for a drink and snack and children are welcome to play in the arcade during this time.

 

We'll be performing our song at 3:45pm for families.

 

WHAT TO BRING: BYO snack and drink or purchase from the cafe during breaks.

 

INSTRUCTOR: Lucy

 

 

WORKSHOP ITINERARY

 

1pm - 1:40pm 

Singing Posture

Technique

Diction (vowel pronunciation)

Breathing 

Warm ups (3x exercises)

 

20 minute break (1:40-2pm)

 

2pm-2:40pm

Melody (learn a basic melody) - exposure to multiple genres

solfege syllables (do re mi) or their numerical equivalent

Basic harmony 

Canon singing 

 

20 minute break (2:40-3pm)

 

3pm-3:40pm

Teach students melody

Rhythm (basic) - aurally identify different rhythms

Practice memorisation and song preparation

 

3:45pm Finish & Performance

SONGWRITING 

Thursday October 8 from 9:30-12:30pm

Cost is $45

Ever thought about writing your own song? Not sure where to start? In this workshop you'll explore creative lyric writing techniques, melody, theory and arranging. Shaun will show you the tools and techniques used to create timeless songs and help you to explore your creative side to create a sound that is unique to your style! There'll be breaks for a drink and snack and children are welcome to play in the arcade during this time. Suited to intermediate students who have some music theory knowledge.

 

SCHEDULE:

* Introduction/Icebreaker:

- What you'd like to get out of the workshop

- Type of music you like to listen to

- Experience with writing music/ playing music in general.

- The “get to know the person next to you” game (either side)

 

* Writing exercise no. 1- “free writing”- keep writing whatever comes to mind without judgement.

-An explanation about why this a good writing practice (You'll be asked to keep the writing piece for later in the session.)

 

* Creative writing techniques- how to use metaphors, similes and alliteration. Explanation and examples of writing techniques.

 

* You'll be asked to come up with 1-2 different examples of two of the creative writing techniques

 

* Share some examples and talk about which ones work and don’t work with the group

 

* “Pick Something from the Box”- group writing exercise

----30 MINUTE LUNCH BEAK----

 

* After the break we'll discuss standard lyrical formats- ideas about how lyrics can be formatted with different examples

 

* Incorporating melody to lyrics- choosing the right tonality for the lyrics:

 

* Minor and major tonality- basic triads (those with musical background- 7ths, 13ths and altered chords to add more colour) give examples- if all goes well possibly include diminished and augmented chord types too.

 

* Discuss how different chord types make us feel and how the feeling of melody and chord types can be transferred to lyrics.

 

* Song writing exercise - 20 minutes

- Must use a creative writing technique (metaphors, alliteration)

- Must use a format discussed of lyrical writing

- Labelling the tonality of the music and lyrics

- Can use some of the themes from the free writing exercise- if helpful

 

15-20 minutes sharing written work to the class that has been written before the workshop or during.

 

----END OF WORKSHOP----

 

What students will gain/develop:

 

Creative thinking

Group work/ learning to work creatively with others

Public sharing/ learning to “exit the comfort zone”

A creative writing “toolkit” for song-writing

Critical thinking that is constructive for lyrical and song writing development

Writing strategies to help with idea development

Sharing creative content with others and being comfortable with feedback

WHAT TO BRING:  

 

- BYO snack and drink or purchase from the cafe during the break.

-Pencils

-Lined writing paper

-Any piece of writing/lyrics/songs written

- Preferred instrument (optional- not necessary)

-An open mind!

INSTRUCTOR: Cain

* Please note: This workshop is for students who know basic chords.

BEGINNER GUITAR WORKSHOP

Join us on Thursday October 8  from 1-4pm

Cost is $45

This workshop will give students the theoretical foundation they'll need to get started playing guitar! It's up to them where they want to take it next..

 

This workshop will cover:

  • How to tune a guitar

  • Parts and names of the guitar

  • Left- and right-hand technique

  • How to practice and what motivates students to play and practice

  • The basics of melody and rhythm

  • Reading guitar music (TAB or Tablature)

  • Learning a song

WHAT TO BRING: Please check with us if you do not have your own guitar, we may be able to lend you one. BYO snack and drink or purchase from the cafe during the break.

INSTRUCTOR: Aiden Moroney

RHYTHM WORKSHOP

Have you got rhythm or would like to learn about it?

Join us on Thursday October 1 from 1-4pm

Cost is $45

Rhythm can be explained as the timing of events; of musical sounds and silences that occur over time. The steps of a dance, the meter of spoken language and unites us all. There's so much to explore about rhythm in this workshop by Cain, our resident percussion teacher. He will go back to basics to explain how beats are measured in tempo and how they are written as a time signature.

 

There's something for everyone in this workshop; there's no need to have prior knowledge of the drums or music theory. 

 

Each child will have their own Percussion instrument including:

 

• Guiro with scraper

• Metal shaker

• Maracas

• Tambourines

• Claves

• Agogo with beater

• Woodblocks with beaters

• Castanets

• Triangles

 

As well as bongos, snare drums and a drum kit.

 

Students will also explore the elements of beat and rhythm, hand techniques, echo & response games and solo turns. 

 

This workshop is non-competitive, and all-inclusive and remember there are no wrong notes! Activities are designed to be fun, easy, mindful and educational. Children’s’ diverse and unique personalities are celebrated so that each child can feel comfortable expressing themselves.

 

All participants are entitled to free play in the arcade after the workshop.

 

INSTRUCTOR: Cain

PIANO & MUSIC THEORY FOR BEGINNERS 

Thursday October 8 from 9:30-12:30pm

 

PRICE: $75

MAX OF FOUR STUDENTS

Research suggests the best way to teach music is through listening, copying, singing and creating well before anything to do with reading and writing.

 

It’s the same way that we learn to speak our native language; you’d never think of teaching a child to read and write before they can speak!

 

This workshop is a chance to introduce your child to Piano and basic Music Theory in an easy, engaging and fun way which will have your child playing with immediate results.

 

The course will cover the following:

 

  • Basic Music Theory including reading notes and rhythm to prepare your your child for any instrument they may endeavour at school or privately;

  • Fundamentals of Basic Accompaniment Chord Progressions so your child can sing and play along with their favourite pop song;

  • How to learn to play Melody by singing the lyrics and using their ear to work out the melody and how to play chords in their left hand using shapes and patterns and

  • Basic Blues Improvisation using 12 Bar Blues Progression.

WHAT TO BRING: BYO snack and drink or purchase from the cafe during the break.

INSTRUCTOR: Adele

GAME LOCK-INS $22

Friday October 2nd or Friday October 9th

Two sessions available either 9:30-12:30pm or 1-4pm 

For only $22 it's the last time we will be offering this deal at this bargain price!

Get locked-in at Player 1!!

Drop the kids off for three hours these school holidays..

Remember the old lock-ins at Timezone? We're going back to the good old days where you can play family friendly games, get a milkshake and play in a social environment. Sorry no Fortnite!

Our old school arcade has over 20 arcade machines with hundreds of games from back in the day! We've also got puzzles, board games, the latest Xbox, WiiU and PS4 games. ​

 

Player 1 will be closed to the public on these days. 

BYO food & drink or bring some extra cash to purchase in store.

Please arrive on time as we will be locking the doors for security.

  • Purchase a snack, we've got milkshakes and toasties.

  • If you have a medical condition, or any allergies we would know about, please ensure you have let us know and ensure they bring their medication. 

  • Safety and Supervision: Numbers are capped to ensure children's safety. If a child is disruptive, refuses to heed instructions, they may be removed from the program and all fees will be forfeited. 

  • We may take photos on the day and they may be used for marketing purposes in the future. If you would prefer your child is not in photos please email me.

  • If at any time you need to call us, you can do so on 0450 752 462

  • Please collect your child promptly at the end of the session. 

  • If you have any other questions, feel free to email us anytime.

If you have any queries, please feel free to email Amanda at amanda@player1.com.au or call 0450 752 462.

TERMS 

Spaces fill quickly so bookings are essential. Your enrolment is confirmed once full payment is received. 

Cancellation Policy: Please give seven days notice if you wish to cancel to avoid being charged for your school holiday program.

PLEASE NOTE: In regards to the coronavirus (COVID-19) developments, for the health and safety of our staff, students, your family and friends, if you are feeling unwell we ask that you please cancel your workshop. We will waive any cancellation fees and will happily reschedule your booking for when you are feeling better. 

 

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call us at 0450 752 462

Refunds: A refund will be issued if the program is cancelled by Player 1, if the program is rescheduled and you are unable to attend the new date, or for medical reasons you cannot attend and you have given us notice before the commencement of the program. There are no refunds for change of mind.

* Please note we need minimum numbers for the programs to run. If not enough numbers are met, the program will be cancelled you and will be given a full refund.  

Online Payments: Credit Card transactions will be processed securely and no card details will be stored.

Safety and Supervision: If your child has a medical condition, or any allergies we would know about, please ensure you have let us know and ensure they bring their medication. 

 

All staff have completed a Working With Children Check and are qualified music instructors. Numbers are capped to ensure children's safety. If a child is disruptive, refuses to heed instructions, they may be removed from the program and all fees will be forfeited. However, teachers will initially discuss this with the parent beforehand.

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5 Woodville Lane

North Perth WA 6006

OPENING HOURS

 

mon - thu | 3-6pm

fri | 3-6pm

sat |  9-4pm

sun | open for private parties

school holidays

friday lock-ins

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