Music

Music at Penzance is vital. 

Grade 1 and 2's are taught basic music skills such as tone, rhythm, dynamics, tempo and timbre. 

Each grade 3 and 4 learner is given a recorder to learn to play and reading music notation is taught. 

The Senior grades continue to learn the recorder, each year grows in complexity. Music notation continues to be taught. 

All grades are exposed and encouraged to recognize instruments found in an orchestra as well as instruments used in typical pop group bands.  The children are exposed to music of all types, by singing or listening to songs from jazz, classical, rock, modern, blues, opera and most enjoyed pop.