Please see below information about a wonderful project that may interest your senior students (Australia-wide). It is a great opportunity to explore your creativity with like-minded students from across all arts disciplines. Please forward to students who may be interested.
Artology Remix 2013
Calling all teenagers | Entries close 15 March
How would you like to create a great work of performance art alongside some of Australia’s top performers, writers and other artists?
Artology Remix is a creative program that gives you exactly that opportunity.
If you are a budding artist from ANY art form (Dance, Music, Drama, Visual Arts etc.), we encourage you to apply. You do NOT need to be skilled in all the art forms – you only need to be proficient in at least one.
You will meet inspiring people and create art at the highest level. You will meet like-minded individuals and be mentored at every turn. You will emerge from this program with skills and knowledge you can’t imagine.
All tuition is FREE. If you are 15-20 years old, and passionate about your creativity, apply HERE (www.artology.org.au/remix)
Go to resource: ArtsEdge Kennedy Centre Music Lesson Plans (USA) offers dozens of music lesson plans, many of which are integrated with other subjects such as science and maths. Each lesson plan is graded according to age level, arts subject, and other subjects. ArtsEdge is a program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and is a partner of Thinkinfinity, a consortium of USA national education organisations. ArtsEdge’s aim is to implement arts programs in schools.
Watch THIS TEDx YouTube clip about a collaboratively-made film by Daniel Johns (from Silverchair) and Josh Wakely. Discuss how music can be inspired by images, stories and pictures. Discuss how film can be inspired by music.
A 5 minute video summary of a presentation given by Michael Griffen to students re. multiple intelligences.
Go to resource: Mind Matters is a national health initiative for secondary schools funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. The site gives resources for teaching/implementing mental health programs in schools, including integration with an arts program.
Go to resource: Multicultural Perspectives in Music is a NSW Department of Education and Training site, and a collaboration between the NSW Creative Arts Unit, Musica Viva Australia, and Sirocco. The site is part of a project that was a partnership between the NSW Curriculum K-12 Directorate and the Multicultural Programs Unit. The site contains links to articles, classroom activities, audio and visual examples, and links to other related sites about multicultural music.
Fresh off the printing press – Instant Lessons in Music (Vols 3, 4 & 5) – photocopiable /digital lessons designed to enhance school Music programs OR leave for Emergency teachers (without the need for musical competency) – suits 11-16 year old Music classes – written by an Australian teacher for Australian students.
Vol 3: Music in Australia
Vol 4: Everyday musicality
Vol 5: Theory, composition & song-writing
“Stories of Me” was released in 2012. It is is a documentary about the life and career of the acclaimed Australian singer-songwriter, Paul Kelly. The film explores the relationship of Kelly’s art to his life and personal journey, and the hurdles he faced along the way. It also shows the way that Kelly’s work has been informed by Australian society and his work has in turn given voice to the experiences of many Australians, and at times the life of the nation
A free teaching kit can be downloaded FREE from THIS WEBSITE (after first creating a free login & password). It is designed for Year 11 and 12.
Go to resource: Songs for Teaching is an American website that offers downloadable songs for teaching various non-music subjects, integrating music into learning tasks. Users need to purchase songs. Each song is searchable via subject name or via artist name.
Michael Griffin presents a 5 minute video summary of a presentation designed for school students (and staff), re. listening to music while studying – including styles of music that are helpful to study/learning & when music can hinder.
Your valuable contribution in this survey will provide important information and the provision of multicultural music education in Victorian schools. We hope to use this research to advise schools and authorities about what schools and teachers need and want. We ask you to kindly spend a few minutes of your valuable time to participate in this investigation regarding Artists-in-residence and multicultural Victorian school music. A research study, The evaluation of authentic practice in Victorian school music programs that include visiting multicultural artists, (Monash University
Ethical approval number: CF10/1125 – 2010000595) is being conducted by
Doctoral student Rohan Nethsinghe and his supervisor Dr Jane Southcott. The
interesting online questionnaire approximately 10 – 15 minutes. All
responses are very welcome and are anonymous. It is accessed by direct link
Thank you for your time and attention.
Dr Jane Southcott and Rohan Nethsinghe
Faculty of Education
Monash University, Clayton
Go to resource: TES Connect collates free teacher-created resources from UK. This link is for Secondary Music resources and links. You will need to sign up to view resources – signing up is free and simple.