May 13, 2019

Musicnet Summary to 13 May 2019

Kia ora tātou

We’re halfway through NZ Music Month. Check out the resources and links in this email from Mike at the NZ Music commission.

Registrations are filling up for the MENZA Conference in October. It is in the school holiday so accomodation and flights will go up in price soon. Jump on the event listing on Facebook event if you want to share accommodation to lower your costs. I’ve done that before and it’s a great way to meet educators from somewhere else.  (Also note the early-bird discount closes on the 1st July so get your PD request forms in ASAP!)

Summary to 13 May 2019

General (for all Music Levels)

Do you know of wall-mounted DB meters?

Andrew’s Music teaching survey closes Tuesday 14th May.

Bass Saxophone wanted to borrow/hire in AKL.

Is Rhapsody in Blue a Concerto?

UNESCO International Arts Education Week is on 20-26 May.

Peter asked about a PC equivalent of Garageband.

Updated details of options for Acoustic Booths were shared.



More resources were shared for Bohemian Rhapsody.

Assessing group performance and tips were discussed.


Professional Development and Events

Whangarei – MENZA PD Day for secondary teachers on 7 June

Bands, Instruments, Conducting and Repertoire are all features of free PD for music teachers on 17 & 18th May in AKL.

School of Rock in AKL has student tickets.



ITM Vacancy in Rodney/Nth Auckland for Piano.


Ngā mihi

Martin Emo

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