There are plenty of great events you can get involved with this year to further your musical development...here a a few we have so far with more to be added to our calendar as they come up. So make sure you check our website regularly.
Feb - Back To School Professional Development Day in Melbourne
Presenters have now been confirmed. Again in 2011 this workshop is being presented jointly by VOSA and KMEIA on Saturday 26 February at Kilvington Girls’ Grammar School in Ormond, from 9am to 1pm. Susie Davies-Splitter, Julia Piggin and Mark O’Leary are presenting. This workshop is also suitable for teachers who are new to the music classroom. Mark the date in your new diary now! Early bird registrations are to be booked and paid for by 11 February.
Click here to download the brochure.
You can also register using this link http://tinyurl.com/2cotetr
April - Orff level courses in Melbourne.
Australian Orff Level courses accredited through ANCOS (Australian National Council of Orff Schulwerk)
Subjects include Movement and Dance, Orchestration and Analysis, Technique and Improvisation, Recorder, Vocal Studies and Pedagogy.
Each course is 36 hours. There are 4 levels in total - below are a list of level 1 and 2 courses being offered early in 2011
LEVEL 1 COURSE 17th to 22nd Jan at Australian Catholic University, Fitzroy Melbourne with presenters Sarah Brooke and susie Davies-Splitter
LEVEL 1 & 2 COURSES 11th to 16th April at Burwood Uniting Church in Glen Iris, Melbourne with presenters Melissa Dods, Christoph Maubach, Susie Davies-Splitter & Carolyn Royal
More information at www.vosa.org or click here for the flyer and registration form
May - LMD - Living Music and Dance on 27th and 28th May 2011 in Melbourne
At Darebin Arts Centre, Preston, Melbourne with special guest presenter Lenka Pospisilova (Czech Republic)
More information at www.vosa.org
June - Welcome to Music PLAYshops with Susie and Phil- in Brisbane June 6 and Sydney June 10 -presented by IJAM Music. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for registrations and /or enquiries
August - ECCPA - 15th Early Childhood Conference of Performing Arts (ECCPA) on 21-22 August 2011 in Melbourne
At Genazzano FCJ College, Cotham Rd, Kew, Melbourne with special guest presenter Tanya Batt (NZ). The theme is Once Upon A Story ….. A Musical Journey.
In 2011 Tanya Batt (drama specialist) is the Key Presenter. In addition there are over 30 other experts presenting a wide range of ‘hands on’ workshops throughout the weekend. This conference is for pre-school teachers, primary school teachers, caregivers, family day care workers, therapists, parents and anyone interested in working creatively with young children (0-8yrs). More information at www.vosa.org
Jan 2012 -VOICES OF THE SWAN: National Australian Orff Conference, 8 – 13 January 2012 in Perth WA
Main presenters are Andrea Sangiorgio (Italy), Kalani (USA) and Robyn Stavely (Australia). Voices of the Swan is about communication through singing, saying, dancing and playing. www.ancos.org.au/conference
Call for Presenters - you may apply by clicking on the following link (or pasting it into your browser) http://tiny.cc/uc18a Applications are due by 14 January 2011