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Music Education Strategy PD Packages

See here to link to the 2021 PD Packages being offered by the Department for Education’s Music Education Strategy, including the ASME Music Can Do! package. The ASME, Kodaly and Orff packages are designed to upskill generalist primary and early years teachers in Music. Closing date for EOI is Friday April 9, 2021.

Lee Musumeci keynote

It wasn’t possible to record Lee Musumeci’s inspiring keynote presentation at the combined Musica Viva, ASO and ASME Teacher Symposium held on March 14, 2021. Keith Huxtable from Music EdNet has kindly offered to share his video of Lee giving a similar presentation for an earlier MusicEdNet DayTime conference. You can view that presentation here. […]

Country Conversations #2

Country Conversations – Join our community of country Music teachers to share best practice, celebrate and find support in our friendly, FREE, virtual hub. See link to postcard here. The second Country Conversations event is scheduled for 7pm on Thursday April 8, 2021. Register your interest in being part of Country Conversations #2 here.

Young Composers Awards – view concert online

**** 2020 ASME Young Composers Awards Concert can be viewed here. Online concert celebration was held on Monday December 7 (due to COVID restrictions). Further details to follow. A special thank you to all participants for their submissions in this year’s ‘ASME Young Composers Awards’, and thanks also to our generous sponsors, Size Music, Credit Union SA, […]

Young Composers Awards Concert 2020

Unfortunately this year’s concert is cancelled due to COVID lockdown and restrictions, however, an online celebration is being arranged to be held later in the year – further details to follow. A special thank you to all participants for their submissions in this year’s ‘ASME Young Composers Awards’, and thanks also to our generous sponsors, Size Music, Credit Union […]

Term 4 Workshop: Music Fun

Topic: Music Fun = Learning in the Classroom – For early childhood and primary generalist teachers – flyer here Saturday October 31, 2020 – 8.45am – 12.30pm Venue: Thebarton Community Centre, corner of South Road & Ashwin Parade. During Term 3 this year, the SA Education Department’s Music Education Strategy has been supporting the provision of three professional […]

ASME (SA) Annual General Meeting

The ASME (SA) AGM is to be held on: Thursday October 22, 2020, at 6.00pm for 6.30pm start, at Piccoli Pilati, 21-23 O’Connell Street, North Adelaide. Platters and light refreshments will be provided, and main meals can be purchased at own cost following the AGM. Minutes of last year’s AGM here. RSVP for the meeting and nominations […]

Nominations for ASME (SA) Music Educator of the Year Award

Nominations for this award have now closed. ASME (SA) is looking to honour and celebrate a Music Educator of the Year at the 2020 Educators SA World Teachers’ Day Awards. This award aims to recognise an outstanding music educator who has made a significant impact and contribution to the profession, focusing on their commitment and provision to quality […]

Online PD – Overcoming Performance Anxiety

Wednesday July 29, 2020, 4pm-5pm – Online PD opportunity Topic: Overcoming Performance Anxiety in Music Performance, presentation by Dr Janelle Fletcher, followed by panel discussion. What happens inside our brains when we experience performance anxiety? How can we support students to manage the symptoms and prepare and perform confidently? Accompanying presentation resources and Certificates of Attendance […]

Dates for ASME Professional learning in Terms 1 and 2, 2020

Saturday 29 February, 2020 – SACE Space Music. Flyer here. Cost: $45 for ASME members, $80 for non-members, Students – FREE. Register at: https://www.trybooking.com/BHXJW Saturday 14 March, 2020, 8.30am – 12.30pm, Music – The keys to Language and Reading –  joint event by ASME (SA), Musica Viva and ASO. Presenter: Dr Anita Collins. Register here. Saturday 27 June, 2020 – Percussion fun with Kaboom Percussion! […]