May 5, 2019

Musicnet Summary 6 May 2019

Kia ora tātou

Summary to 6 May 2019

It’s NZ Music Month, and as usual, the NZ Music Commission has been busy. Their Daily Listening Calendar, has a great number of songs and resources for you to dip into for 10 mins each day. (It’s not too late to start!). It’s linked to the Prime TV Documentary, ‘Anthems, NZ’s Iconic Hits’ currently showing. Some are NCEA targeted too!.

General (for all Music Levels)

The full resources of this year’s Hook Line And Sing-A-Long winner, “Aotearoa, nō te katoa”, are out now. They include: backing tracks, full recording, lyric sheet and NZ Sign Language translation.

Do you have good soundproofing in your music department?

Do you care about how Music education is funded? Take 10 mins to put in your submission to the Ministry of Education to advocate for centrally funded professional learning development.

Read the discussion on the ability for ITMs to moderate NCEA standards


Professional Development and Events

Music ‘19, the biannual Music Education conference for Early Childhood, ITMs, Primary and Secondary will take place 7-9 Oct.

21 June is World Music Day. Contact Gerry if you would like to get involved in Hamilton’s events.

Jazz on the Road, coming to you in late May/early June from CHCH to AKL.

Jazz PD in AKL on 10th May.

Dr Robert McWilliams 17th May in AKL.

NZ Opera behind the scenes, 18th May in AKL.

Aerial performers and a 50 piece symphonic band will perform 24 & 25th May in AKL.



Vocal ITM vacancy in AKL.

Do you know of a harpist in the Waikato?

Or an Oboist interested in an all expenses paid trip to Blenheim?


Ngā mihi



Martin Emo

TKI Arts Online Community Facilitator |  Musicnet

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