February 16, 2019

Musicnet Summary to 15th Feb 2019


Kia ora tātou

First of all, apologies for the lack of a summary last week. Living in Nelson, I was directly affected by the fires and so have been catching up on a few days of lost productivity since last weekend. My family and cat had priority over my computer and work. Therefore this is a two-week summary.

Summary to 15 Feb 2019


General (for all Music Levels)

Boys choir ideas and Intermediate choir ideas.  

A report on the state of UK Music education was shared.

Read this thread on music curriculum and DAWs and theory and notation……

Feedback was shared on the value of Musical Futures.

How do you pick who gets instrument lessons or not?


Primary School Musicals advice.



Star Wars resources for Level 1 Music works.


Help for teaching Level 3 Aural.

The AS91422 resource will be uploaded very shortly.

Do you have examples for scholarship performance of vocalists or contemporary instruments.

Some great Level 3 Guitar songs were shared.

Can you use a DAW screen as a score for L3 Arrange?

Tips on connecting beat-making and digital technologies.

New ideas for L2 Music Works or rock for L1 Music Works with a rock feel.


Professional Development and Events

Learning Ideas, (Duncan Ferguson), have announced their workshops for 2019. Do have a read through and book in ASAP.

Nelson MENZA day, 29 March.

The Chamber Music Contest is now open!

National Concerto Competition Final 23 March in CHCH.

Wallace National Piano Competition 18-21 July.

APO Young Soloist and Internship applications are now open.

Strike Strum and Blow 29 August.

Musical Futures in AKL.

WEBO 17-18 August in WLG.









Music Admin



Conductor in Hastings.

Violin in Havelock North


Ngā mihi


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