MUSIC NETWORK NEWS

INDEPENDENT
MUSIC NETWORK NEWS
LATE MARCH 2015
Hi Everyone
I’m sending out an IMNN now because I’ll be away for the holidays and there are quite a few notices.
There are a couple of PD & Conference notices right at the end because they caused problems with
the formatting, so please make sure you scroll to the end, just to check.
In the last email, I started a conversation about primary school rock bands and there has been a
considerable amount of interest. I’ll put my findings in the Network Meetings section, as I hope this
will become a network.
I hope you’ve had a great term so far.
Best wishes
Anne Trigg
Music Specialist, Takari Primary School
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CONTENTS
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Network Meetings
Professional Learning
Conferences
News
In the Classroom
Awards/Grants/Opportunities
Resources and Teaching
Gig Guide
About the IMNN (for those wishing to have notices included, etc.)
Extra bit at the end (more PDs & conferences.)
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NETWORK MEETINGS
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PRIMARY SCHOOL ROCK BANDS
I’ve had nearly a dozen responses regarding primary school rock bands, four of which are from the country.
I would like to set up a meeting in maybe week 3 of term two so we can discuss issues. I have emailed the
people who have contacted me. If you have a primary school rock band or are interested in starting one,
please let me know and I’ll add you to the conversation. It would be also good to start an online chat page, so
if you’re good at setting up something like this, we’d love it if you could offer your services – thanks.
Anne Trigg, [email protected]
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PROFESSIONAL LEARNING
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I am delighted to invite you to attend Daytime 2015 - Perth, a Day of Technology in Music Education on
Friday, May 1, 2015. DAYTiME is a rare opportunity to hear from some of the most knowledgeable and
experienced exponents of the use of music technology in education in the country. It also offers a chance to
spend some time with your peers, 'recharging your batteries' and sharing ideas and experiences.
Please click the link below to view the conference details and then respond by clicking either the Yes or No
button at the bottom of this invitation. Clicking Yes will take you to the Registration page.
I do hope you can make it and we look forward to seeing you and many of your colleagues on the day.
Certificates will be provided for all attendees.
Regards,
Keith Huxtable
View Conference Details (Control Click to follow link, or email [email protected]
Registration Deadline
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
[email protected]
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‘Welcome to Music’ Early Childhood Teacher Training Course (for 3-8 years)
Presented by Susie Davies-Splitter
Includes a range of delightful rhymes, games, songs, folk dances, creative movement, musical stories, world music,
percussion instrument activities, drumming, ukuleles and creative play.
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This is a two day 10 hour course in Melbourne March 31st & April 1 12.30pm – 6.00pm daily (Australian Eastern
summer time)
(Click here for international time zones)
If you are not able to be there you can still attend 'online' and if you can't make the date (and the technology works as it
should!) you can purchase a recording of all sessions
To register click here
To download flyer click here and/or to register by fax/post
Venue - Music Works Magic, Glenhuntly Rd, Elsternwick, Melbourne
The goals for this course are:
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To learn how to teach and create a music and movement program, with sample lesson plans
How to build teacher confidence
To understand the research and benefits of music and movement
To learn how to use transition songs between activities
To learn new ways to enhance learning across the curriculum (EYLF and AusVELS)
To experience hands on practical activities that focus on creativity
To understand links between music and maths, literacy and other subjects
To develop classroom management strategies
To access active and enjoyable music making that is appealing, immediately accessible and easy to teach
To learn how to drum and play the ukulele
To understand ‘Orff Schulwerk’ principles that will inspire, excite and motivate children to remember,
understand and love music
[email protected]
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To all the teachers who came to Cheryl Burgemeister’s sessions at the Music EDnet DAYTiME conferences in Adelaide,
Sydney and Melbournem a huge thank you. Cheryl was delighted to meet primary teachers from the different states who
share her passion for technology in the music room.
She presented the following workshops:
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DIGITAL PORTFOLIOS
INTERACTIVE POSTERS
Notes for all these sessions can now be downloaded (free)
from https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/7372061/Music%20Room%20Tech/DAYTiME_notes%26File_sharing.zip
Also downloadable (free) from the same link: FILE SHARING
Cheryl will be in:
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Perth 1st May
Brisbane 29th May
Aukland 12th June
Maryborough (QLD) 9-12 July
ASME SA 30 Sept-2 Oct
For details & signup, go to http://bushfirepress.com/pd
Mark Leehy
Publisher, Bushfire Press
[email protected]
www.bushfirepress.com
Home of the MUSIC ROOM SERIES
Music Room 7 - Winner of the APA Best Primary School Teaching Resource - 2012
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With Jenny Gillan, author of the ‘Music Analysis: Listening Beyond Hearing’ eBook.
About the presenter: Jenny currently teaches at the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School. She studied at the
University of Queensland (Master of Music Studies) & at the Kodály Institute, Hungary. Jenny has taught at the
Melbourne University & the Melba Conservatorium. She is a regular presenter at conferences & workshops in the field of
the development of aural & analysis skills.
Suitable for students studying VCE Music Performance & their teachers.
Topics covered:
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TERMS & REQUIREMENTS
SUITABLE VOCABULARY FOR THE ANALYSIS OF THE ELEMENTS OF MUSIC
FOCUS ON interpretation and its effect on expressiveness in performance
LISTENING STRATEGIES FOR 'UNHEARD' WORKS
FOCUSING ON QUESTION ESSENTIALS
Suggestions for future practice
Venue: South Yarra Community Baptist Church Hall, 12 Surrey Rd, South Yarra.
Date: Saturday 23 May 2015
Time: 1.30pm until 5pm
Cost: Early Bird Special $55 per student. Payment must be made by the 8th May.
After this date price is $77 per student.
Fee includes morning tea and a comprehensive set of notes.
Teachers accompanying a class attend for free.
No refunds will apply after 8th May.
Click here for information/booking form
Bookings Office and enquiries:
Deborah Smith Music
Phone: 0421 825 302
Fax: +61 3 9497 1797
Email: [email protected]
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CONFERENCES
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MARYBOROUGH MUSIC CONFERENCE
This notice has come via Katherine Anson on “Music Connect”
I know this is in QLD but it is well worth the trip if you can go. I went last time and it was fabulous. 4 full on days of PD
with more than 500 music educators. They have international speakers as well as leaders from Australia. You could
extend your stay there to have a little holiday and claim it back on tax (the work part anyway.)
This is the website. https://mmc.eq.edu.au/Aboutus/Pages/Aboutus.aspx
I wrote to them asking if there might be a discount for peeps coming from WA. They wrote back saying $500+GST.
However, this discount will only be available to registrations of 4 or more from WA so I suggest if there are separate
delegates from different schools that they organise to choose one school to register from.
I'm going!
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CHORALFEST 2015
Friday 10 April to Sunday 12, at Wesley College, St Kilda Campus in Melbourne, Victoria. There is still time to register for
Choralfest 2015. Tickets are also available for purchase for the Australian Youth Sings concert on the evening of
Thursday 9 April, St Pauls Cathedral and the Gala Concert on Saturday 11 April at Wesley College. Head
to www.choralfest.org.au for more information.
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SOUNDS GREAT 2015
Thursday 16 July to Saturday 18 July, at Arts Centre Melbourne www.soundsgreat.org.au
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ASME 2015
Wednesday 30 September to Friday October, in Adelaide.
The Call for presentations; papers, practical workshops and performing groups to present is still open! Please head to
the ASME website for further information and application forms. Applications close March 31, with presenters being
notified May 18.
Be sure not to miss out on massive savings by booking and paying by 31 March for Super Early Bird deals, or 30 June for
Early Bird prices. Head to www.asme2015.com.au for more details. (Also see extra notice at the end of this IMNN)
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NEWS
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AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM – THE ARTS
Update: The Australian Curriculum - The Arts will be available to WA schools for familiarisation from Semester 2, 2016.
Full implementation will occur by the end of Semester 1, 2018. Find more information on the School Curriculum and
Standards Authority website.
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DRUMBEAT QUEST
Tomorrow marks a new chapter in the history of DRUMBEAT as we launch DRUMBEAT Quest. It is the world’s
first computer game for social and emotional learning incorporating the latest neuroscience on rhythm and
emotional control. You can watch a video about the game at www.holyoake.org.au/drumbeatquest
We welcome you to watch the live webcast of our launch event, if possible. All you have to do is click the link
below tomorrow (Wednesday, March 25), at 9.50am (Australian Western Standard Time). You can watch the
formal proceedings from any compatible device.
http://main.replay.beingthere.com.au/replay/webcastShow.html?key=mKt1AjTA3tP42cb
I hope you can link in.
Best wishes,
Simon Faulkner
[email protected]
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WAM SONG OF THE YEAR WINNNERS
Picking up three WA Music Awards late last year, the swift rise of future-oriented poptronica artist KUČKA has continued,
on Saturday being awarded the Grand Prize for her song Unconditional at the annual WAM Song Of The Year Awards
Party, after earlier in the night securing a win in the Electronic category.
Covering 16 diverse categories, the winning songs reflect the extraordinary depth and breadth of WA songwriting talent,
featuring a mix of established leaders in their respective genres plus revealing exciting discoveries and hot tips for artists
with big futures. Collectively, the category winners have already achieved the following: winning numerous WA Music
Awards and previous Song Of The Year category awards; topping iTunes charts; being finalists in the International
Songwriting Competition; being nominated for a Deadly award; and dominating triple j and Unearthed airwaves
(including Unearthed’s 2014 #1 Most Played track in Australia); plus many have fresh releases or new ones dropping very
shortly. Yet for many category winners, their Song Of The Year win is no doubt the first of many accolades to come.
As the 2014 Grand Prize Winner, KUČKA walks away with $3,000 cash, recording time at the hit-making Albert Studios in
Sydney, the opportunity for a publishing deal with Perfect Pitch Publishing, two days recording at Sonic Lolly, mastering
provided by William Bowden of King Willy Sound (Grammy award recipient for mastering Goyte’s Somebody That I Used
to Know), a BerkleeOnline music course, 500 CDs pressed by DiskBank, a RØDE Microphones package, plus more.
WINNERS HERE!
PHOTOS HERE
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IN THE CLASSROOM
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MESWA EXAM PACKS
WACE exam packs – check out the last IMNN (see the ASME WA webpage at www.asmewa.com.au)
or email Ellen at [email protected]
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FROM DENISE GAGNE’S THEMES & VARIATIONS:
This song is a great way to teach or review dynamics with your students. The song is repeated 4 times, each time getting
a little softer. This is a great way to review dynamics.
Review with your
students:
Music can be loud and
soft. When you sing “John
Jacob Jingleheimer”
always sing the tra-la-lala-la-la-la forte which
means loud. Sing “John
Jacob Jingleheimer”
softer each time you sing
it. On the board write:
pp pianissimo very soft
p piano soft
mp mezzo piano medium
soft
mf mezzo forte medium loud
f forte loud
ff fortissimo very loud
Explain that these words tell about
dynamics, or how loud or soft the music
is. Explain that when you sing “John
Jacob Jingleheimer” sometimes you will
be singing forte and sometimes piano.
Teach the song by rote.
Have 5 students come to the front of the
room. Give the first student the f, the
second the mf, the third the mf, the
fourth the mp, the fifth the p, and the
last one an f. The last f (or ff) is for the
“la la la la” in the song. The student with
the f (or ff)
is to hold up his card each time the class
sings the “la la la la” part. The first time
you sing the song, the student with the f
will hold up his card, and the class sings
the song “forte”. When you get to the
“la la la la” part, the child with the f (or
ff) holds up his card and you sing forte.
Each time you repeat the song, you sing
it a little softer and the child holding the
dynamic symbol holds it up. Fun and a
great way to review and reinforce
teaching of dynamic terms and symbols.
The dynamic symbols are included for
you to copy in the Musicplay 2 teacher's
guide.
If you have the Musicplay 2 Digital
Resources, there is an assessment slide
given at the end of the PPT. For information on the Digital Resources visit www.musicplay.ca
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THE QUEST 2015 WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT
Fairbridge Festival is delighted to announce the winners of The Quest 2015:
12-15 age category
SHANNON WHITE - Song-writing for Castles Crumble (John Curtin College of the Arts)
ELLA EDWARDS-SMITH - Performance for Coffee (St Mary's Anglican Girls School)
TND - Encouragement Award for Hold on Tight (Tom Broadbent, Ned Broadbent, Darcy Steven from
Cornerstone Christian College and St Stephen’s School )
16-18 age category
ISLA IMOGEN - Song-writing for Story of a Friend (Great Southern Grammar)
CARLA GENEVE - Performance for The Last Tiger (Albany Senior High School)
MITCHELL MARTIN - Encouragement Award for Don't You See (Bunbury Catholic College)
Congratulations go to all the finalists for making the judges' job a very tough one indeed!
The sold-out Quest Final, which celebrated the cream of young West Australian song-writing talent, was held on
Saturday March 21 at the MosArts Camelot Theatre, Mosman Park.
THE QUEST 2016
Please encourage your students to enter The Quest 2016. We will advise you when the competition is
open. In the meantime, stay tuned to The Quest's Facebook page or Fairbridge Festival's website.
Contact Leanne Casellas: at [email protected] or on 0449 020536 for more information.
BUMP IN AND OUT VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT
In the meantime, if you would like to immerse yourself in three days of music and see the 2015 Quest
winners perform at Fairbridge Festival, we are looking for volunteers to help with festival set-up and bump
out.
Days we need covered are: Tues, Apr 7; Wed, Apr 8; Thurs, Apr 9 and Mon, Apr 13; Tues, Apr 14.
Helping out on two of these days qualifies you for FREE festival entry. Anything additional to that means
we will throw in camping as well! If you want to know more, then contact Woody
at [email protected]
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ASME WA Young Composers Project
Are you a composer? Will you be aged 16-20 in September 2015? Would you like your composition performed at a
national event?
ASME WA is calling for submissions of compositions from eligible students to be considered for the 2015 WA Young
Composer.
In 2015, each state chapter of the Australian Society for Music Education (ASME) will select a Young Composer who will
be invited to attend the ASME XX National Conference in September to be held in Adelaide. ASME WA will fund the
airfare, accommodation and student conference registration for one selected WA Young Composer. At the conference a
special programme is provided and the Young Composers will be involved in workshops with professional composer Dr
Anne Cawrse. The selected students’ works will also be performed at the conference concert by the Australian String
Quartet.
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Submission date: Friday 1 May, 2015.
For further information (including submission forms) please visit our website:
http://asmewa.com.au/youngcomposers.htm or contact Catherine Warnock [email protected]
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Clarinet Ensemble Day – Clarinet & Saxophone Society of WA
Calling all clarinet players in their 2nd or 3rd year of learning: join us for a fun afternoon of clarinet ensemble playing!
Parents are welcome to attend and a light afternoon tea will be provided.
Date: Sunday 3rd May 2015
Time: 2pm – 4pm, with a performance at 3:30pm for family and friends.
Cost: Gold coin donation for CASSWA members; $10 non-members*
Venue: Paul Latham Auditorium, Churchlands Senior High School, 20 Lucca Street, Churchlands
Registration is required and closes 24 April. Registration form available on our website: www.casswa.com
*Become a CASSWA member on the day for $30 and receive FREE entry to our premiere annual event – ClariSaxFeast
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POSITIONS VACANT
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PIANO TEACHING OPPORTUNITY
A music academy in Parkwood is looking for a qualified piano teacher. A few hours' work is available on Saturdays, with
the potential of expanding to more hours. The candidate should have a music or music education degree from a
recognised university, or have equivalent qualifications. Being able to teach up to the AMEB Grade 8 level is essential.
Teaching experience is a strong advantage.
An application, which includes a resume, contacts of at least 2 referees and a cover letter/email, should be sent to
[email protected]
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RESOURCES & TEACHING
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ARTFILMS
Here is the best kept secret: we are proud to announce that the inspiring collection of Artfilms is now available online to
the general public.
Become a member of the Artfilms community: subscribe to Artfilms-digital and watch more than 700 videos about artists
and art processes on your smart TV, computer, iPad and phone.
Contemporary Arts Media – Artfilms is a boutique art business. We produce, co-produce and distribute films for
education to academic and public libraries, schools, colleges, galleries and specialty shops.
Although our primary focus is education - on DVD and online - we understand that artists and art lovers might be also
interested in watching our films. We therefore established a Membership option for individuals to be able to subscribe
and watch the films in a non-educational, private setting.
Please read our Terms of Use
Subscription to individuals is £8 (approx. $15) per month for unlimited access currently to nearly 800 art films. The
contract you enter is ongoing but you can terminate it at any time.
Ready? We will guide you through.
Go to http://www.artfilms-digital.com/sign-up
[email protected]
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OPPORTUNITIES/GRANTS
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DISCOUNTED TRAVEL FOR MUSICIANS
Australian musicians are set to save thousands of dollars a year in touring costs after a new preferred supplier deal
negotiated between the Australian Music Industry Network (of which WAM belongs to) and the Travel Beyond Group.
In an Australian first, Travel Beyond Group has designed a dedicated travel portal available to members of AMIN’s
associated state and territory bodies (WAM Members) which offers discounted Virgin Australia fares (domestically and
internationally), heavily discounted accommodation rates and ground requirements.
Highlights include:
• Savings on all Virgin Australia fare classes between 7% - 20%
• Discounted rates and reduced excess on Car Hire
• Multiple drivers, flexible driver age below 25 (over the age of 21 and full licence required)
• Online portal to book hotels and apartments at best rate including Quest, Mantra, Oaks, Accor, IHG, Starwood, Crown
and other boutique properties both in Australia and internationally for groups under 10
• Discounted Virgin Australia Lounge memberships
• Excess Baggage allowances continue with Virgin Australia and QANTAS
• Free wi-fi and onsite parking at selected hotels and apartments.
“Last year AMIN surveyed its members about what discounts and benefits they would like us to negotiate for them to
complement the excess baggage deal we negotiated with Virgin Australia in 2011” said AMIN Chair Patrick Donovan.
“Well you asked for it – you got it! After discussion with the key travel companies we are thrilled to partner with Travel
Beyond Group as our preferred supplier to cut red tape and costs for touring bands. We are particularly thrilled with the
7% discount off the cheapest Virgin Australia flight prices, which will complement the excess baggage discounts and
encourage Australian bands to tour more often.’’
“Travel Beyond Group are delighted to be selected as the preferred travel partner of AMIN,’’ said Wonitta Atkins,
Business Solutions Manager for the Travel Beyond Group. “The portal is simple to use and offers a travel solution not
seen previously in the music industry. We are really excited to be a part of this ‘game changer’ for the industry and look
forward to continuing to support local music.’’
The first portal will be set up on the Music Victoria site by March 23 for its annual membership drive, with WAM's
following soon afterwards. WAM Members will use their membership numbers to self- register on the portal where all
available fares can be seen so the best available deals can be bought. Musicians can book their entire tour on the portal
and will be provided with a detailed itinerary.
You will need to be a member of WAM to access the deals.
[email protected]
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ARTIST IN RESIDENCE GRANTS
The 2015 AiR Grants Program STREAM 1 funding round is now open. Program guidelines and application forms are
available from the ArtsEdge website. Information regarding our AiR grants briefing sessions in Term 2 is here.
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WEBSITES etc
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Not sure if these were the ones I included last time.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yaqUI4b974
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvJAgrUBF4w
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ude8pPjawKI
http://mic.com/articles/106100/12-amazing-things-scientists-discovered-about-music-this-year
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NEWSLETTERS
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RONI’S NEWSLETTER
Roni’s newsletter includes the following:
WE HAVE FINALLY MOVED
ANZAC DAY 2015
Still having trouble find something for Anzac Day service?
This collection commemorates The Gallipoli Campaign (1914-1915), consisting of 21 iconic songs arranged for piano,
voice, and guitar.
KEEP YOUR REGISTRAR HAPPY!
One order form, one payment
20% OFF ALL UPBEAT CLASS PRODUCTS
Exciting new product from UPBEAT
And more!!
[email protected]
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MUSIC AUSTRALIA
This newsletter is always interesting and has the following sections: International News, National News, Education,
Community, Opportunities & Jobs
For example, in the Education section:
AMEB defends use of recorded accompaniments in exams
Endangered Indigenous songs preserved in teaching resource
James Morrison opens new jazz school
How Geelong celebrates school music! How will you?
To subscribe, go to [email protected]
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KMEIA VICTORIA
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KMEIA National AGM
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Early Childhood Workshops
Jean Heriot Bursary
Autumn Seminar- Early Bird Date: 27 March
Newsletter Content Request
Dates For Your Diary
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GIG GUIDE
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FAIRBRIDGE FESTIVAL
APRIL 10-12
...once you have flicked through the program, you'll be wanting to know where to get your tickets from...so making it
nice and easy, you can snap up your tickets right here. And don't forget the new great buy-now-pay-later option!
YOUTHOPIA PROGRAM: Youth program director Liz Newell says:
My chief responsibility is to provide engaging, thrilling opportunities for discovery. It’s safe to say the 2015 Fairbridge
Festival Youth Program offers plenty of opportunities for discoveries of the excellent kind. The catch is, I can’t tell you
what they are, because then they wouldn’t really be your discoveries - would they? These are names I’ve only discovered
recently myself, and the thrill of having done so still hasn’t faded.
Here's a few highlights: Oh Pep! is an utterly excellent pop-folk quartet who were named the 2014 Folk Alliance Australia
Youth Performer of the Year.
Joining us from Melbourne-via-Margaret River is Rowena Wise. Currently, she’s one gorgeous voice and super-sweet
ukulele skills, and she’s also just 20 years old. Fairbridge is your chance to say you “saw her when...”.
For something completely – and I mean completely – different, we have Melbourne trio Kallidad. They describe
themselves better than I ever could: “metal mariachi madness”. They wear skeleton face paint and play like every day is
Dia de los Muertos. Nobody with a pulse should miss out.
But this is a local festival first and foremost, and we happily embrace local talent – as everyone here already knows,
there’s a lot of it. We have Koi Child, who are the recent amalgamation of two Fremantle bands, Kashikoi and Child’s
Play, to deliver a funky jazz sound. The Katie J White Band join us from the Deep South – that’s Denmark – led by the
stunning vocals of Katie herself. There’s also Raksha, who since winning Fairbridge’s own The Quest songwriting
competition last year have been tightening their harmonies and tidying their tunes, not to mention we’ll be giving the
winners of this year’s competition a shot onstage for the first time.
I could go on, but as promised, I’m leaving the rest for you to discover.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAM: Children's program director Milu Green says:
Fairbridge Festival brings people together on common ground, with one goal…to escape the real world for just a
weekend.
A core component of our ongoing success is our Children's festival. It is recognised as one of Australia’s leading festivals
within a festival, programmed specifically for our youngest audience. Kids encompass the excitement, curiosity and
wonder that IS Fairbridge Festival. Here are my personal picks for this year’s program:
Among living statues, puppet gnomes, hoola-hooping and a kooky jester, audiences will love Flying Heart
Productions’ show, LOVE CASE SUIT NUT…the name says it all.
Kids can get hands-on with Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, Camera Story Photography Workshops and of course the everengaging Paper Scissors Rock, the festival’s very own art space for children of all ages. The Woodshed is just like
Grandpa’s workshop…nails, hammers and drills… any budding carpenter will feel at home here!
Mic Conway’s National Junk Band will be bringing with them an abundance of musical junk instruments as well as their
kids show, RUBBISH!, a highly original performance that promises to be gob-smackingly entertaining about “The Three
Rs” : Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.
Kids in the Kitchen Cooking Classes are sure to fill those empty tummies and send children home with the skills to
HOPEFULLY cook you breakfast in bed!
I can guarantee this year’s children’s program will have kids bursting to tell classmates about THEIR Fairbridge Festival
experience on that first day back at school. Big kids are welcome too, so please feel free to come and join the fun!
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And that’s ALMOST it for this time – I’ve put a couple of notices at the end because for some reason
they mess up the formatting – so read on!
Anne Trigg
[email protected]
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These notices messed up the formatting so they have had to go to the end.
AS-May Choral Day
Suitable for teachers of primary, secondary and community choirs, ASME’s highly
acclaimed “As-May” Choral Day is offered again in 2015
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MONDAY MAY 11 2014
(8:30am – 3:30pm, morning tea and lunch included)
This year we have selected some local experts to provide a wonderful
program full of skill building activities, advice and information. The
program will be suitable for all choral conductors. It will provide specific
information about changing voices and motivating tweens and
adolescents
This year we have moved to
South of Perth Yacht Club
Magnificent views and delicious food
There are some final details to work out
Registration forms and a complete timetable and overview of the
activities will be available during the school holidays
To register online, visit our website at www.asmewa.com.au
For further information, contact ASME WA at [email protected]
Time:
Registration from 8.00 am, Sessions 8:30 – 3.30 pm
Costs:
Members:
$100
Non-members: $180
Concession: Full-time students, retired or unemployed – $60
Non-member price includes membership to March 2015.
PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATIONS CLOSE WEDNESDAY, MAY 6
All payments must be made before the day.
South of Perth Yacht Club
Coffee Point Duncraig Road, Applecross WA 6153
Venue:
LUNCH and MORNING TEA included
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Professional Learning Expression of Interest
Kagan Training
Music Education Workshop
To follow up on our Kagan taster sessions, held at Summer
School, we will offer a full day of training.
We need to know if this is a viable option.
We are hoping to run this event in mid to late in June
(before the holidays and after report writing is completed)
The Kagan Australia organisation has offered us a special price to run an event
especially for Music Educators.
If you are interested please fill out the expression of interest form at:
https://asmewa.wufoo.com/forms/kagan-training-for-music-educators/
ASME XXth National Conference Bulletin March 2015
Reminder
As some key deadlines are fast approaching, this is a quick reminder
for your calendar!
The bi-annual ASME XXth National conference is one of Australia’s
most momentous musical conferences, and will be held in Adelaide
from 30 September- 2 October, 2015!
Highlighting the value of music learning in both formal and nonformal contexts, the three day event is a must for all those involved
in the music industry!
Apply to Present a Paper, Workshop or bring a
Performing Group - Deadline 31 March.
Details of the Call for Presentations are on the website or by return
email. Online applications via the website are preferred using this
LINK. In your application, include your Name; Full contact details; a
current biography (up to 100 words) title; abstract and submission
type. Closing date for applications is 31st March, applicants will be
notified of outcome by Monday 18 May.
Super Early Bird’s Register now!
Super Early Bird
Registrations
Tuesday 31 March 2015
Applications Closing Date
Tuesday 31 March 2015
Presenters Will Be
Notified
Monday 18 May 2015
Young Composers
Deadline
Sunday 31 May 2015
Early Bird Registrations
Tuesday 30 June 2015
ASME 2015
Wednesday 30 September to
Friday 2 October
Platinum Sponsor
Discounts are available for registrations booked and paid by the due
dates (Super Early Birds by 31 March, 2015 and Early Birds by 30
June 2015).
Details of registration costs and an online form are on the website.
There is also a downloadable print friendly form if you would prefer.
Help us pass the word around, by sending on this information to
anyone you know that may be interested.
Glenys Gijsbers, ASME XXth National conference office.
Gold Sponsors
Alfred Australia
Music EDnet
www.asme2015.com.au