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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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. 

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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

Autumn Seminar 2018 @ St John's Southgate
May 18 @ 9:00 am – May 19 @ 4:30 pm

The KMEIA Autumn Seminar has established a reputation for providing outstanding professional development for music educators. The seminar will enrich your teaching by providing access to excellent practitioners and innovative resources adapted for Australian classrooms. Choose from a range of workshops designed to take your skills to a higher level in musicianship; aural training; special needs, teaching materials; choral repertoire and Kodaly pedagogy.

To register please visit trybooking https://www.trybooking.com/UABD

Make Music Day Australia @ Australia-wide
Jun 21 all-day

Australia! Join the Worldwide Celebration of Music on June 21, 2018!

WHAT: Make Music Day is a day of music open to all in the streets, businesses, parks, and wherever people feel like playing or listening. Make Music Day Australia joins other events worldwide as communities come together in celebration of music and the countless benefits that making music brings.

WHEN: Make Music Day, Thursday, June 21

WHERE: Wherever you can organise or join an event

WHY: The Australian Music Association invites cities, towns and places to celebrate Make Music Day, giving community members of all ages, creeds, and musical persuasions the chance to experience the joy of making music together.

By establishing one specific day each year, June 21, to celebrate music, Make Music Day encourages both amateur and professional music making, and empowers individuals to seek out ways to celebrate music in their community.

For more information about Make Music Day Australia please contact the Australian Music Association on (03) 9254-1019 or at info@australianmusic.asn.au

Please also fill out your Expression of Interest at http://makemusicaustralia.org.au/#contact

Like Make Music Day Australia on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/makemusicdayaustralia/

Completely different from a typical music festival, Make Music Day seeks to encourage all people to experience the pleasure of making music. Every kind of musician – from bucket drummers to opera singers – pours onto streets, parks, plazas, porches, rooftops, gardens and other public spaces to share their music with friends, neighbors and strangers.

About the Australian Music Association

The Australian Music Association’s is a not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to be the voice of the music products industry and grow music making in Australia. For more information please visit www.australianmusic.asn.au

About Make Music Day

Held annually on June 21, Make Music Day is part of the international Fête de la Musique, taking place in over 800 cities across 120 countries. The daylong, musical free-for-all celebrates music in all its forms, encouraging people to band together and play in free public concerts. This year, in the alone 50 U.S. cities are organizing Make Music Day celebrations, encompassing thousands of concerts nationwide. Make Music Day is presented by the NAMM Foundation, and coordinated by the Make Music Alliance. For more information, please visit www.makemusicday.org. Australia is invited to make music on June 21 and join the worldwide celebration of music. www.makemusicaustralia.org.au

Kodály National Conference 2018 Perth @ Presbyterian Ladies College
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

New Horizons: Diverse Perspectives, Shared Journey'

Keynote Presenters:  Borbála Szirányi  (Hungary),  Maree Hennessy (USA) and David Elliott (USA) and David Elliott (USA)
If you are a music teacher, music or education student, musician, conductor, singer, or enjoy learning music, this event is for you! 

Super Early Bird Discounts are available if you book and pay by 16 May!

Visit the Kodály National Conference 2018 website for further information! http://kodalynationalconference.org.au/

Choralfest 2019 – Call for Choirs
Apr 13 @ 9:00 am – Apr 16 @ 5:00 pm

We are pleased to announce that the Call for Choirs is open! apply here! Closing date for applications 30 April 2018.

The Choralfest® 2019 committee invites choirs to apply to perform in various venues around Fremantle Western Australia. Performance opportunities will include Choralfest® daily lunchtime concerts, pop up concerts and evening concerts as well as a range of performance opportunities around Fremantle and possibly in Perth and regional areas. Choirs may include any type of choral ensemble performing at a high level in any style. Opportunities are being developed for choirs to work with guest conductors in workshops/honour choirs (fees may apply).