SCOUTS - Be Prepared

Stage Four

To atain the Musician Stage Four badge, the Beaver Scout must complete the following

1. SKILL - Achieve grade three or four of the Associated Board on the Royal School of Music (or similar) in the instrument of their choice.

2. PERFORMANCE - Sing or play three different types of song or tune on their chosen instrument. One should be a solo, and one of the other two should accompany other musicians in an arrangement of their choice. The performance should be public, such as at a Group Show, school concert or church service.

3. KNOWLEDGE - Demonstrate some of the musical exercises that they use to practise their skills. Talk about their instrument, and why they enjoy playing it (or the songs they sing and why they enjoy singing them). Talk about several well-known pieces of music associated with their instrument. Talk about some of the musicians who are associated with their instrument.

4. INTEREST - Talk about their own interests in music, including what they listen to most, and how this is similar to, or different from the music they play or sing.