Happy Easter and Passover

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Gig Guide 17th -23rd April

Easter long weekend shows and the closing of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival   Wednesday 17th April   The Pat Metheny Tribute Session Venue: Paris Cat Jazz Club Artists: Ade Ishs & Line Matter Date/Time: 17 April 2019 @ 8:00pm Price: $25 (+BF)   Thursday 18th April   The Snakes LP Launch Venue:...

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Weekly gig guide 10th – 16th April

Some super exciting gigs coming up this week! Wednesday 10th April  Jazz: Bopstretch Venue: Uptown Jazz Cafe Artists: Bopstretch Date/Time: 10 April 2019 @ 8:30pm Price: $15 On The Door   Thursday 11th April   Hip Hop: Laundry Thursdays Venue: Laundry Bar Artists: Various DJs Date/Time: 11 April 2019 @ 10:00pm Free Entry   Indie: Ferla Venue:...

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Collingwood is VERSING Essendon

A couple of months ago I was chatting about cricket with my 14 year old godson, and I couldn’t help but notice when he said ‘We’re versing Hurstbridge this weekend’. I was immediately reminded of the wonderful book Gift of...

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Careers EXPO Adelaide Sunday 7th and Mon 8th April

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What is practice all about?

That is the big question. What is practice all about?  Everyone wants to be able to play the piano or sing really well and they want to feel happy with the way they are performing. Everyone wants it all to...

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Psychology? No, Musicology!

By Yolanda Acker Like many young children, one of my extra-curricula activities was learning to play the piano. I remember a friend at primary school showing us a scrapbook with all the certificates she had been awarded from competing in...

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Reading aloud technique—five tips for improvement

Here are some tips to improve your child’s technique when reading aloud. Speech teachers commence with correct posture and book position, so that’s where I’ll begin in this article. Posture and book position In the two images above, Sameule Vaccaro of...

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Attention Drama Teachers – Primary and Secondary

Are you looking for a new teaching approach, maybe something different for 2019? Would you like to challenge your students and have them assessed in groups? You may like to consider the AGME’s Speech syllabi no 6 and 7, which...

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Why Am I Doing this??? Thoughts at the end of a rough day.

One of my teachers, Donald Erb, and I used to talk about this sort of thing – how difficult it was to be heard as a composer; even someone like Vaughan Williams, when asked what being a composer was...

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