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RCM Sparks Digital Resources

Two boys interacting at an RCM Sparks event
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and social distancing guidance, RCM Sparks in person events have been put on hold until further notice. In light of this, we are delighted to launch a brand new collection of digital resources to replace our cancelled workshops, courses and concert series.

We invite you to explore, listen, participate and perform with RCM Sparks at home or at school, until we can welcome you back into the building again.

Please share your experiences @RCMLondon #RCMSparks #RCMCommunity

Early years (age 0-4)

It is proven that children who engage in high-quality, regular musical learning from an early age gain musical, intellectual, emotional and social advantages.

Mini Sparks with Trish Keelan

RCM Mini Sparks - Songs for Babies

RCM Sparks Parent Pack - Mini Sparks

Click on the buttons to watch Trish Keelan’s fun and interactive songs for 0-4 year olds.

Watch: Songs for Babies

Watch: Meeting Charlie

Watch: A Trip to the Zoo

Ignite & Explorers (age 5-11)

The resources below were written to replace workshops and courses that were due to take place during the Spring and Summer terms of 2020. We hope you enjoy exploring them at home or at school. There is an activity pack and accompanying recorded or printed sheet music resources for each project.

Music for Well-being: Count on Me

Introduction to Film Music

Thinking of learning an instrument?

These videos are designed to introduce you to different instruments, what they look like, how they work and how they sound. Which is your favourite?

Coming soon: Trumpet and Cello

If you’re interested in learning an instrument, why not contact your local Music Hub?

You also may wish to find out more about the RCM’s Online Teaching Service.

Mr Big

Join Katie Teage and band for this jazzy, sing-a-long musical resource for Key Stage 1, with PSHE focus and activities.

Watch Mr Big

Accompanying resources

Mr Big activity pack

Springboard (age 12-18)

We were excited to hold our Springboard composition summer course digitally this year. Below are some useful resources and activities from the course that we’ve made available for everyone to enjoy from home or at school. Check this page regularly for more resources for composers!