MUSIC TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION OF NSW

BIENNIAL CONFERENCE FOR STUDIO MUSIC TEACHERS

INSPIRE2021

24 & 25 SEPTEMBER 2021

NOW ONLINE VIA ZOOM!

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A two-day conference for studio music teachers to engage with an incredible line-up of Australian presenters in areas of music pedagogy, business, history and well-being.

 

Never has there been a time for greater need to share inspiration from each other.

Engage in creative and diverse workshops, inspiring fireside talks, demonstrations, marketplace stalls, performances and interactive discussions that will impact your studio teaching. 

Inspire your teaching. Connect with new friends. Design your network.

If you would like to order a printed copy of the Conference book, please click here

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Based on this year's theme Inspire, 12 presenters from around the country will come together across two days to present on innovative learning and teaching strategies for the studio music teacher. 

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Barry Walmsley

Conference Director, Master of Ceremonies

Immediate Past President, Music Teachers' Association of NSW

"I look forward to welcoming you to MTA NSW's conference this year. I am excited about the diversity in presenters and about connecting with each of you. Our profession has been met with many challenges this last year and this conference will be an opportunity for us all to share with one another and continue to learn the way forward."

 

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24th

FRIDAY

Day 1

9:15 am

Registration

9:30 am 

Welcome

Conference Chair Barry Walmsley

Official Opening Day 1

Mark Coure MP

9:45 am

Keynote address

George Palmer QC

10:15 am

Shirley Paton Scholarship

Announcement of Winners and performance

10:30 am

Morning Tea

Breakout Rooms to meet and greet

11:00 am

Active Minds Music Ensemble

Dr Anthony Chmiel and Patrick O'Donnell

12:00 pm

Keys of Life (Part 1)

Daphne Proietto OAM

1:00 pm

Lunch

Breakout Rooms to meet and greet

1:45 pm

The Theatre of Music

Rachelle Schmidt-Adnum

2:30 pm

Jazz in the Studio

Steve Sedergreen

3:15 pm

Afternoon Tea

Breakout Rooms to meet and greet

3:45 pm

New Australian Repertoire

Dr Katie Zhukov

4:30 pm

A Musical Missionary - Dulcie Holland

Dr Rita Crews OAM and Jeanell Carrigan AM

5:05 pm

Zoom Happy Hour

Meet and greet for anyone who wants to stay around (BYO wine and cheese!)

6:00 pm Close of Day 1

SATURDAY

25th

Day 2

9:15 am

Registration

9:30 am 

Welcome

Conference Chair Barry Walmsley

Official Opening Day 2

Nathan Rippon, Yamaha

9:45 am

The Composers' Series

Jeanell Carrigan AM

10:45 am

Morning Tea

Breakout Rooms to meet and greet

11:15 am

A Mix and Match Curriculum

Jo Burrows

12:15 pm

Keys of Life (Part 2)

Daphne Proietto OAM

1:00 pm

Lunch

Breakout rooms to meet and greet

2:00 pm

Moorambilla Magic

Michelle Leonard OAM

2:45 pm

The Future of the MTA?

Susan Deas, President MTA NSW

3:15 pm

Performance

Shirley Paton Scholarship Winner

3:30 pm

Afternoon Tea

Breakout rooms to meet and greet

4:00 pm

Whole Body Learning

Paul Myatt

5:00 pm

Conference Wrap-up

Barry Walmsley, Conference Chair

5:15 pm

Zoom Happy Hour

Meet and greet for anyone who wants to stay around (BYO wine and cheese!)

6:00 pm Close of Day 2

Keyboard and Mouse

online

Via Zoom


Join anywhere, on any device - computer, laptop, tablet or smart phone

Meeting details will be sent out after enrolment

Full Zoom instructions will be provided

Practice Zoom sessions will be available before the conference

 

bursaries

Benevolent Bursaries are available to teachers who may be not otherwise be in a financial position to attend the conference. These bursaries are sponsored by the Benevolent Fund.

*Please do not purchase tickets before applying

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contact

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MTA NSW OFFICE

Suite 4, 17 Frederick St

OATLEY NSW 2223

PO Box 244 OATLEY NSW 2223

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