Lesson 2: The Orchestra

The overall idea of topic two is to explore elements of ‘teamwork’ through the Orchestra

     In the lesson you will:

  • Explore elements of ‘teamwork’.
  • Introduce and explore the Orchestra that plays the Voyage to the Moon music.
  • Meet Jacques Offenbach – the composer of the music.
  • Draw connections between musicians and instruments with the orchestra.
  • Learn about ‘timbre’, or the distinctive sounds of instruments.
  • Use instruments to create stories.
  • Become familiar with instrument ‘families’, their ‘timbre’, and materials used to make them.
  • Continue building on group work and compositions in a group.

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