Second Class B visited the Lexicon Library in Dun Laoighre on 14th March for their “Try an Instrument with Music Generation” session.
The children started the session browsing the library and relaxing with a storybook.
They were treated to some beautiful music pieces played on the violin by the facilitator of the session, some which sent them into an imaginative world in their minds, others which had them tapping and clapping along!
They discussed and learned what the violin is made from, how it makes its sound and how to hold your fingers to play the instrument.
Finally, each child, if they wished, had a chance to try out playing a few notes on the violin, changing the bow to the different strings to make the various notes and sounds.