Jan
14
Sun
ABODA Conducting Summer School – January 2018 @ St Kevin’s College – Glendalough Campus
Jan 14 @ 10:00 am – Jan 20 @ 4:00 pm

Now in its thirty-first year, the ABODA Summer Conducting School sets you up for a great year of conducting and ensemble music making. Summer School is a great way to credit your professional development requirements. For your folio, ABODA issues end-of-course certificates detailing hours attended.

Chief Clinician
Dr. Steve Davis

Supporting Clinicians
Dr. Luke Dollman (Elder Conservatorium)
Joanne Heaton

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CLINIC FEATURES:

  • A comprehensive course to expand and refine your conduction skills, beginning of advanced
  • Relevant and timely lectures on the role of the conductor, developing practical conducting skills and rehearsal techniques, repertoire reading, score analysis and resources
  • Individual and group tuition suited to your needs
  • The opportunity to work with a live ensemble
  • Guided reflection through video analysis
  • A friendly and supportive environment


WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

• Directors of Bands and Orchestras in schools and in the community 

• Current and prospective music educators

CONDUCTORS RECEIVE:

• Course notes
• Individual and group tuition catering to their level of expertise 

• On camera workshop conducting a live ensemble
• Reflection time with highly qualified tutors
• Performance experience with the ensemble, including full symphony orchestra

OBSERVERS RECEIVE:

• Course notes
• Group tuition catering to your level of expertise • Performance experience with the ensemble

See attached flyer for further details.

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ACCET Sing for Life Choir Sunday 14 January 2018 @ Eldon Hogan Performing Arts Centre, Xavier College
Jan 14 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm

ACCET Sing for Life Choir Sunday 14 January 2018

Most of the music for this choir-for-a-day is spiritual and gospel repertoire, led by Dr Rollo Dilworth, who has 150 published works, mostly of these genres. Rollo is an acclaimed conductor across the USA and in Australia, Canada, China, Ireland and Taiwan. Be inspired by his knowledge, rehearsal skills and energy.

Applications and information: web site www.choralconductors.org.au   email contact@choralconductors.org.au  phone (03) 9818 1296 .  

Jan
15
Mon
ACCET Choral Conductor Summer School Monday 15-Thursday 18 January 2018 @ Eldon Hogan Performing Arts Centre
Jan 15 @ 8:30 am – Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm

ACCET Choral Conductor Summer School Monday 15-Thursday 18 January 2018

Book now for early bird concession

Improve your knowledge of the voice and your rehearsal and conducting techniques in daily tuition classes, major sessions and masterclasses. Daily practical warm-up sessions and detailed analysis of warm-ups; varied new music provided free in the participant packages; repertoire reading; introduction to gospel and spiritual styles; analysis of the Faure Requiem; introduction to Australian folksong arrangements; relationship between school classroom and choir programs. Party celebration – ACCET’s 25th birthday!

The Summer School caters specifically for conductors at basic, intermediate and advanced levels.

Major leaders are Dr Rollo Dilworth, USA, Professor of Choral Music Education and Chair of the Department of Music Education and Therapy at Temple University, Philadelphia, USA; and Jenny Mathers, Australian choral conductor and music educator.

Early bird finishes 17 November – $100 saved from full and concession participant fees – so start the process with your school early.

Applications and information: web site www.choralconductors.org.au  email contact@choralconductors.org.au   phone (03) 9818 1296.

Jan
20
Sat
2018 Kodály Secondary Course Level 1 @ St Kevins College, Glendalough Campus
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm – Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm

Registrations are now open for the 2018 Kodály Secondary Course Level 1 – Beginning Saturday 20 January 2018

The course is presented by Ruth Friend and will be held at St Kevins College Glendalough Campus, Toorak. The course starts on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 January and runs for a further 8 Saturday afternoons from 2:00pm to 5:00pm.

This course is suited to secondary school specialist class music teachers.  The course is effectively an in-service training program, and learners are encouraged to apply their developing skills in the workplace. Level 1 – Lower Secondary/Upper Primary – late beginners

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Feb
10
Sat
ANCA Choral Reading Day Save the DATES! @ Victoria/Tasmania
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

We are thrilled to announce that Annie Kwok and Dan Walker will be our presenters at the Victoria/Tasmania Choral Reading Days.

Please see the attached flyer below and we look forward to seeing you on either Saturday the 10th of Sunday 11th of February.  

Choral Reading Days

Feb
14
Wed
Kodály Primary Level 1 & 2 Teaching Courses @ Scotch College Junior School Music Department
Feb 14 @ 4:30 pm – Jun 6 @ 7:00 pm

Registrations are now open for the Kodály Primary Level 1 & 2 Teaching Courses. Primary 1 will be presented by Susan Searle and Primary 2 by Julia Piggin.

They start on Wednesday 14 February and runs for 12 Wednesday afternoons from 4:30pm to 7:00pm.

The courses are suited to primary school specialist class music teachers and are effectively an in-service training program, and learners are encouraged to apply their developing skills in the workplace. Emphasis is placed upon lower primary (Level 1), middle primary (Level 2). Level 2 Course is offered to Level 1 graduates. 

Book using tinyurl.com/27b6uaj

 

 

Feb
24
Sat
2018 VCE MUSIC TEACHERS’ CONFERENCE @ Trinity Grammar School
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

2018 VCE MUSIC TEACHERS’ CONFERENCE

Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 February 2018

Trinity Grammar School

Registrations are now open:

https://amuse.vic.edu.au/register-for-pl/183-vce-music-teachers-conference-2018.html

Mar
4
Sun
2018 Kodály Secondary Course Level 2 @ Stockdale ACS
Mar 4 @ 2:00 pm – May 30 @ 7:30 pm

Registrations are now open for the 2018 Kodály Secondary Course Level 2. This will be presented by Jenny Gillan and will be held at Suite 3, No 6 Atherton Road Oakleigh

The course starts on Sunday 4 March 2:00pm – 4:30pm and runs for a further 11 Wednesday evenings from 4:30pm to 7:30pm. This course is suited to secondary school specialist class music teachers. The course is effectively an in-service training program, and learners are encouraged to apply their developing skills in the workplace. Emphasis is placed upon lower secondary.

Book using tinyurl.com/27b6uaj