june, 2019

22jun10:30 am- 3:00 pm2019 Composition Day


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Saturday June 22, 11:00 – 3:00

Barker College Music Centre, Sydney

Join special guest composers Paul Stanhope and Holly Harrison as they present sessions exploring composition strategies for the classroom and workshop draft student compositions. This day has been approved by NESA for 4 hours of professional development.

Paul Stanhope is a Sydney-based composer and a leading figure in his generation of Australian composers. He has had prominent performances of his works in the UK, Europe, in many Asia-Pacific countries as well as North and South America. Read more about Paul on his website.

Holly Harrison is a young Australian composer from Western Sydney. Holly’s music is driven by the nonsense literature of Lewis Carroll, embracing stylistic juxtapositions, the visceral energy of rock, and whimsical humour. Visit her website for more information.

10:30 – Registration and morning tea
11:00 – Holly Harrison
12:00 – Paul Stanhope
1:00 – Lunch (provided)
1:30 – Workshopping student compositions and Q&A
2:30 – Evaluation & Discussion
3:00 – Conclusion

Full registration: Non members $90
ASME member: $75
University student / pre-service teacher: $45


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(Saturday) 10:30 am - 3:00 pm


Barker College Music Centre

The Avenue, Waitara NSW 2077