no need to wait for the end of the program and the final performance.
It is recommended to work out a piece or two for every meaningful occasion, ceremony or a
holiday, and try to perform in school ceremonies and events.
we make a distinction between pieces prepared throughout the program for occasions such as
holidays, and pieces prepared gradually for the final concert at the end of the program.
small performance, for example
for a holiday, we can prepare three pieces:
1. An ensemble pieces (composed and improvised
by the students).
2. An obligatory piece, such as Neima" - Oriental
3. A holiday song. The song is sung by a few of the students (or a soloist, or played by
the teacher) and the other students accompany:
The Tree's Holiday Song
final performance for the
school and parents at the end of the program the following program may be suggested:
A piece or two for an orchestra,
composed by the students.
A chain improvisation piece (see
An obligatory piece: Neima Oriental Tune and a solo piece for an instrument
accompanied by an orchestra such as: "Frere Jacque".
A piece composed by one of the students and
arranged and adapted with the help of the teacher (Orff instruments may be included).
A percussion piece using the back, side and
front of the Ancient Harp.
An orchestral piece with a soloist (the
soloist may be the teacher), for example "Spanish Malaguena".
To conclude, a song or two sung by several students (or soloists) accompanied by Ancient Harps orchestra. The audience and/or parents may be invited to join in on this final
If the school is involved in a central subject, it is possible to prepare some pieces
connected with this subject. It is possible to perform a play or/and musical story in
which every character has a musical motif composed by a student/s. The music is played as
the text is acted out or read.
The program can also focus on ethnic songs, settlement songs, songs about Israel etc. Such
programs can be used in school ceremonies. In addition, birthday songs may be played on