Weekend Warriors Australia has announced a partnership with Soundhouse Music Alliance, the music products industry Charity, which encourages Host stores, participants in the Weekend Warriors program and patrons at the Big Gig to choose Soundhouse Music Alliance as their Charity of Choice.
Weekend Warrior host stores, patrons and state clubs Read more →
Arts Centre Melbourne has some exciting news, the Australian Music Vault has just opened! The AMV is a celebration of contemporary Australian music – a place to share memories, discover artists, and write the stories of Australian music, past and present. It includes a 3 year exhibition at Arts Centre Read more →
Many thanks to all those who supported the recent Silent Auction at the Australian Music Association AMP conference on the Gold Coast, a total of $2190 was raised towards our supported programs. Special thanks to our donors!
Up The Guts, over and out for another year.
It was a monster trip with all the highs and lows. But above all we set out and managed to achieve some incredible results in regional communities across Australia. We brought great experiences to places that are extremely isolated and connected Read more →
Up The Guts Tour 2017 hits the half-way point!
We have played 10 shows in 11 days and visited 7 schools hosting brilliant music development workshops with kids aged 12 – 17.
The bands are learning a lot about themselves and each other on tour and the excitement is infectious Read more →
For the month of August, every tax deductible donation of $20 or more to the SMA will receive a Boss (Roland) TU01 Clip on Guitar Tuner valued at $24.99.
Each year I put together a list of free music tech resources and I've just published this year's guide (better late than never!). I'm also in the process of creating a series of lesson plans that utilise some of my favourite free resources from the guide (available soon!). Hope some Read more →
The University of Tasmania are running online units in music:
Music Skills B is a beginner online music theory and aural unit from the University of Tasmania. Music Skills B assumes a basic knowledge of music-reading and will introduce you to the structures of music theory through notation and listening. Read more →
The Margaret Schofield scholarships offer generous support to students who have completed their schooling at a government school and wish to study music at tertiary level and make a career as a performer or as a composer.
All the information and application form is avaialbe here: http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/Pages/correspondence/notices/2016/notices2016.aspx#nov