Webinar Series 2020

Child Safety & Mandatory Reporting

Legislation & Professional Obligations for Teachers

Presented by Lyn Spiteri, VMTA Vice President

Date: Thursday 30 April
Time: 7.30pm (AEST)
Location: Online via Zoom

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Positive Education

Principles & Practice for Implementing a Positive Education Approach

Presented by Lyn Spiteri, VMTA Vice President

Date: Thursday 28 May
Time: 7.30pm (AEST)
Location: Online via Zoom

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String Webinar #1 

Breath of the Bow: Solutions to an Efficient Cello Bow Arm

Presented by Diana Wuli

Date: Tuesday 16 June
Time: 7.30pm (AEST)
Location: Online via Zoom

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String Webinar #2 

Paintbrushes, Pendulums and the No-Hold Bow Hold: Teaching the Fundamentals of Artistic Violin Bow Technique

Presented by Caron Chan

Date: Tuesday 30 June
Time: 7.30pm (AEST)
Location: Online via Zoom

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String Webinar #3 

Mindset & Body Awareness: Principles to Facilitate a Process of Discovery During Practice​

Presented by Dr Lachlan Dent

Date: Tuesday 14 July
Time: 7.30pm (AEST)
Location: Online via Zoom

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Performance Confidence

Building Confidence: Facilitating optimal performance and well-being in music students

Presented by Dr Anneliese Gill

Date: Tuesday 28 July
Time: 7.30pm (AEST)
Location: Online via Zoom

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String Webinar #4 

The Left Hand for Cellists: Form, Function, and Intonation

Presented by Dr Lachlan Dent

Date: Tuesday 11 August
Time: 7.30pm (AEST)
Location: Online via Zoom

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String Webinar #5 

Left Hand Technique for Violin: Finger Action, Facility, Shifting and Vibrato

Presented by Caron Chan

Date: Tuesday 25 August
Time: 7.30pm (AEST)
Location: Online via Zoom

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String Webinar #6 

A Practical Guide to Setting up a Beginner Cellist

Presented by Diana Wuli

Date: Tuesday 15 September
Time: 7.30pm (AEST)
Location: Online via Zoom

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String Webinar #7 

Beginner Violin Set Up with Mimi Zweig

Presented by Mimi Zweig
Professor of Violin - Jacobs School of Music; Director - Indiana University String Academy, USA

Date: Sunday 27 September
Time: 11.00am (AEST)
Location: Online via Zoom

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Mental Health & Wellbeing

Student Mental Health: Implications for Teaching and Learning

Presented by Dr Anastasia Hronis
Clinical Psychologist & Concert Pianist
Founder & Director @ Australian Institute for Human Wellness

Date: Tuesday 13 October
Time: 7:30pm (AEDT)
Location: Online via Zoom

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Piano Pedagogy

Training the Collaborative Pianist: Debunking Myths and Developing Teaching Strategies

Presented by Dr Jeanell Carrigan
Associate Professor – Collaborative Piano, Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Date: Tuesday 3 November
Time: 7:30pm (AEDT)
Location: Online via Zoom

“There is no such thing as a piano accompanist” states an article published in the Strad magazine. The title ‘accompanist’ when applied to a pianist who chooses to work in an ensemble situation with other musicians, has become outdated and misleading and is often perceived as verging on derogatory and condescending.

Conservatoriums, universities, and music schools internationally are now offering specialised training in the discipline of collaborative pianism, while the argument to agree on suitable terminology to adequately describe the discipline is continuously being fought.

The AMEB introduced a new Collaborative Piano Syllabus in 2018. This was based on a rationale designed to develop in students a respect and love for the discipline of instrumental collaboration, and to offer the possibility of performing some of the amazing repertoire that is available.

In this webinar, Dr Jeanell Carrigan AM, Associate Professor in Collaborative Piano at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, will outline the principles and aims of the syllabus and discuss teaching strategies. There will also be a live presentation of some of the repertoire for piano duet (four hands) and violin and piano which is now available for grades 5-8.

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Voice Pedagogy

Amplified Alignment: Putting the Singing Voice Together

Presented by Emily Martin and Elizabeth McDonald, em2CONNECT
Broadcast Live from Toronto, Canada, and Vinalhaven, Maine USA

Date: Tuesday 10 November
Time: 7:30pm (AEDT)
Location: Online via Zoom

Singing is an artistic and athletic endeavor that has the potential to communicate much of our human experience through song, opera, and chorus. But in order to fully communicate, we need to find the optimal functioning and alignment of the physical body. This session will focus on teaching proactive strategies for the singing athlete. These strategies will provide singers and teachers with knowledge beyond what they receive in the applied lesson studio, so they can take charge of their overall instrument in the practice room and on the performance stage. You will learn about yoga sequences, myofascial release, meditation, and wellness information, in order to cultivate awareness in the well-aligned physical body to produce optimum sound.

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Special Needs Music Education

Inclusive Music Teaching: Supporting Diverse Learners to Thrive

  • Gain an overview of pedagogical approaches that best support diverse students, particularly those on the autism spectrum or who have ADHD
  • Learn ways to structure music lessons to suit a range of student learning styles
  • Gain an understanding of how to work with the strengths of students with ADHD and those on the autism spectrum
  • Learn basic strategies for how to apply special education teaching principles to online learning contexts

Presented by Dr Grace Thompson
Senior Lecturer – Music Therapy, University of Melbourne

Date: Tuesday 17 November
Time: 7:30pm (AEDT)
Location: Online via Zoom

FREE WEBINAR

More information and bookings open soon!

 

 

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