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Connect: Resound

Connect: Resound is an action research project exploring how digital technologies can be used to deliver music education for children living in rurally isolated areas. We have created a Toolkit of free resources that can be downloaded below to enable this model and learning from the research to be shared with Music Education Hubs and other arts providers nationwide.

Literature Review - Teaching Music Online

An overview of current thinking and practice in online music education by Dr Jonathan Savage, UCan Play Director

Connect: Resound Teaching Tips

Some useful tips on how to prepare, set up and deliver an online instrumental lesson, using the Connect: Resound teaching equipment.

Connect: Resound Technical Guide 2018 UPDATED VERSION VR4

A comprehensive introduction to setting up and using the Connect: Resound teaching kit. This technical guide is for any Hubs receiving the kit from 2018, based around the Roland VR4-EX mixer/streamer.

Tall Ships Sunderland Education Pack

This resource pack tells teachers all you need to know about how to get involved with our live streamed performance from The Tall Ships Races Sunderland on Wednesday 11th July 2018. Find out how to tune into the broadcast, lead singing and other activities in the classroom linked to the event, and join in on the day! As well as information about the livestream, the pack includes music, singing, art, literacy, technology and history activities linked to The Tall Ships Races and Sunderland's proud maritime history.

Connect Resound National Rollout Report

Findings from the rollout of Connect: Resound to rural Music Education Hubs across the country

Consone Quartet Education Pack

A resource to help teachers plan for watching the Consone Quartet's live streamed performance. Information about the performers, repertoire and useful links to develop learning. To view the performance, you will need to join the FREE NYMAZ Remote Music Learning Network

Live Streaming Guide

Connect: Resound helps to connect children and young people to high quality music experiences - online! We have produced this step by step guide for live streaming musical performances using the Connect: Resound equipment for our Music Hub and music education sector partners, in conjunction with Connect: Resound technical advisors at UCan Play.

Technical Support Guide

Details of how to set up and use the technology trialled by Connect: Resound.

Schools Guide

Guidance for preparing for and delivering online instrumental lessons.

Music Education Hubs Guide

Tips for implementing online instrumental tuition.

Research Report

In depth report about the Connect: Resound research and development project.

Summary Report

Key findings from the Connect: Resound research and development project.


About Connect: Resound

A short video all about the R & D project.

Technical Support Video Guide

To be viewed in conjunction with the Technical Support Guide.

Technical Support Video Guide - 2018 VR4 Version

Updated technical support video guide for Connect: Resound partners, using the bespoke online teaching kit based around the Roland VR4. This is for projects taking part in Connect: Resound from 2018 onwards. To watch in conjunction with the VR4 Technical Guide.