Music and environmental awareness brought to life in the classroom.

My environmentally-themed music resources, music workshops and training courses for primary school teachers, deliver positive results. Let my experience help make your music experience in the classroom, fun and effective for everyone.


Environment the Musical

BIO The star of the show Big blue bird

Environment the Musical is more than just a musical. It's an innovative music resource that you will use all year round in the classroom.


BIO Little star Bumble bee

With a song that children will love to sing and perform, and all you need to introduce the subject of biodiversity in class, this is the educational resource primary schools have been waiting for. Biodiversity - helping to bring learning to life in the classroom.

Living on an Island

LOAI Island and water png

Litter on an island = litter in the ocean!  This four part round song is just the thing to help you explore the topic of marine litter in the classroom. Providing lots of ideas for theme-related activities children will love, Living on an Island will help you bring learning to life in the classroom.

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I thoroughly enjoyed the workshops with Annette! The songs were so lively and engaging and they were a great medium to teach environmental awareness and care.

Andrea Maguire, 2nd & 3rd Class teacher, Holy Family NS, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal

The songs are really catchy and so much fun. It's a fantastic resource for making environmental education fun in the classroom. It links in with lots of different areas of the curriculum too.

Sinead Clifton, 4th Class teacher, St. Patrick’s Boys NS, Carndonagh, Co. Donegal

This is definitely the best course we have ever done in our school. The children found Annette to be funny, informative, entertaining, inspirational, creative, fun and smart about the world we live in.

Carmel Reilly, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Class teacher, Ballinlough NS, Kells. Co. Meath

Annette ran this course via Zoom with my 3rd Class, who thoroughly enjoyed it. She was engaging with the class through her use of warm up activities and songs and had a consistent message of 'love where you live'.

Julie Hamilton, 3rd Class teacher, Rathfarnham Parish NS, Sth Dublin

The workshop has been a godsend at the end of the year. It took them a session or so to warm up but once we played the songs a couple of times in class the girls loved them. Now they beg me to play them.

Breda Cunningham, 2nd Class teacher, Scoil Ide, Clondalkin, South Dublin

About Annette

Annette McNelis is a creative music educator, composer, musician and keyboard tutor, with over 40 years’ experience working in music. She lives in Buncrana, Co. Donegal, Ireland, with her husband Ciaran.

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