Ian Ross Williams is an Orff and Kodaly trained primary school music teacher and an award-winning singer-songwriter and recording artist. His early years of teaching were spent in the far north of Australia, in Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory and in Queensland.
Great Australian song repertoire for children and teachers
Ian’s latest release:
Making Music with Rhymes – Scaffolded Composition in Primary School
“At last, a simple, teacher-friendly way to introduce melodic composition!”
Young children composing their own tunes – ‘MAKING MUSIC WITH RHYMES’ – A golden teaching resource to support students (and their music teachers) as they compose melodies for ‘call and response’ rhymes - Grade One to Grade Six (and beyond) - beginning with 4-bar Ta & Ti-ti, through to compound time and Syn-co-pa – PDF WORKSHEETS.
ONE HEARTBEAT FROM THE SUN (CD + Songbook)
XYLO BEAT AUSTRALIA (Book + Guide CD of Orff-style arrangements)
MY EMU KNEES COLLECTION (CD)
NO WORRIES CASSOWARY (CD)
SING THIS! (CD Backings + Worksheets & Lyrics PDF’S)