Saturday August 9th between 2-5pm, Hawthorn Library Meeting Room 3, 584 Glenferrie Rd Hawthorn with Neville Shade.

The second of our Professional Development sessions for clarinet and saxophone teachers, this afternoon session will be led by Melbourne music educator Neville Shade. Topics will focus on specific clarinet and saxophone techniques and troubleshooting, as well as more general music teaching issues.

Please feel free to suggest topics which you would like to discuss!

Professional Development Certificates will be available for teachers wanting to use this time to fulfil Victorian Institute of Teaching professional learning quotas.

Click here to download the registration form: PDafternoon. Forms can be posted or emailed to us at the addresses on the form. Registration closes Monday August 4th. Get in quick!

 

 

 

 

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And what a weekend it was! We had nearly 30 participants at both the Teacher’s PD session and the Ensemble Day. Grab a copy of our August magazine for more reports and photographs of the day, but here’s a sneak peak…  

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On Friday April 11th, 34 young clarinettists and saxophonists met at the High Street Rd Uniting Church in Mt Waverley for a fun day of ensemble playing and learning about their instruments. Here’s what they got up to! (more photos to come!)  

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Our first Children’s Concert was a roaring success, with approximately 100 people attending and about 20 children joining in the fun! We even had a visit from Father Christmas! All photography by Denise Illing.