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Upcoming Bay of Plenty Music Education Events

Creative Strings Workshop Online

Creative Strings Workshop Online

September 1 @ 8:00 am | October 15 @ 5:00 pm

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Extensive, comprehensive curriculum developed from my 20+ years of experience Weekly play-a-long group classes (2 hours) Support and advice on recording your compositions, arrangements, and improvised performances Private lessons, exclusive community, & much more…
Kodály Australia Virtual Summit

Kodály Australia Virtual Summit

September 28 @ 8:30 am | September 28 @ 4:00 pm

Join fellow educators throughout the world for a day of inspiring online presentations, practical workshops and engaging discussions led by internationally renowned leaders. To Sustain the Vision until we can physically meet again in 2022, we have put together a program which includes Keynote Presentations from Dr Árpád Tóth, Dr Anita…
Cancelled – Kodály Aotearoa Professional Development

Cancelled – Kodály Aotearoa Professional Development

October 2 | October 10

Cancelled due to Covid'19 restrictions For further information about the following events, please contact Megan Flint - meganjude@xtra.co.nz Kodály Music Education are working in conjunction with Project Prima Volta and the Cuskelly College of Music to run these courses in New Zealand. For those of you…
World Singing Day

World Singing Day

October 17 | October 17

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Greetings from Scott Johnson, Boulder, Colorado in the US I wanted to invite your MENZA members to join thousands around the world in singing on World Singing Day (Oct. 17). This annual event that takes place around the world on the third Saturday in October is for everyone — singers…
Christchurch Big Band Festival

Christchurch Big Band Festival

October 22 @ 12:00 pm | October 26 @ 5:00 pm

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NZ's only Big Band Festival kicks off with Junior Jazz Jam, an event for primary school jazz bands, and works through the long weekend with bands of all ages playing outdoor gigs in cool venues around the new Christchurch central city. It also offers workshops, dancing, concerts and surprise events!…
Music Curriculum Design for Deep Learning (Zoom Version)

Music Curriculum Design for Deep Learning (Zoom Version)

October 24 @ 1:30 pm | October 24 @ 5:00 pm

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REGISTER HERE FOR ZOOM WORKSHOP In this workshop for secondary school music teachers, the elements of the Curriculum Design Coherence Model (CDC) will be used to design a unit of work. The CDC model is currently being utilised in a research study in New Zealand and England and is…
AMIS Music Educators’ Online Summit

AMIS Music Educators’ Online Summit

November 2 @ 8:00 am | November 15 @ 5:00 pm

AMIS is pleased to present an online event to support global music educators who are facing an uncertain return to teaching in the autumn of 2020.  The Online Summit will be offered in two components: ASYNCHRONOUS PROGRAM A library of 80 asynchronous, pre-recorded workshops created by music educators and…
Popular Music and Semiotic Analysis – a Method for School Educators

Popular Music and Semiotic Analysis – a Method for School Educators

November 13 @ 9:30 am | November 13 @ 3:00 pm

This workshop will provide an easy to understand and apply method to help educators think about popular music analysis. Classical and Jazz based analytical tools are not broad enough to explore popular music in a holistic manner, which requires consideration of culture and subtext through para-musical elements (e.g. video, image…
Online Summer School Music Program

Online Summer School Music Program

January 11, 2021 @ 8:00 am | January 15, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

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Earlier this year, we announced that the Summer School Music Program would be going ahead in January 2021 and we have remained optimistic that we would be able to come together for our yearly gathering of learning, music making and networking. However, the course of the pandemic is unpredictable and…

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2020 CONFERENCES

Registrations are open for November 6 Sydney 2020 (please note change of date) DAYTiME Music Technology Conference in Australia at http://www.musicednet.com/daytime

ISME is currently working on plans to reimagine some opportunities for virtual presentations and meetings that will enable them to share significant research and practice. This will be announced in June. Some SIG (Special Interest Groups) such as MISTEC will be offering online, focussed, valuable sessions.

All other conferences previously advertised here have been cancelled due to COVID-19.

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Latest News

Musicnet summary to 18th Sept 2020

Musicnet summary to 18th Sept 2020

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One week to go! That’s all I can say. 

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Musicnet Summary to 12 Sept 2020

Musicnet Summary to 12 Sept 2020

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There are two weeks left of the school term for most of you. It’s been the most disrupted year that I can remember. The closest I…

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Musicnet Summary to 28 August 2020

Musicnet Summary to 28 August 2020

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Earlier this month, Roland celebrated 40 years of the TR-808 Drum Machine. What was a commercial flop on release and ended up in pawn shops. It…

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