Tag: Professional Development

Video Replay – Approaching the Teaching of Composition Pragmatically

David Paterson presents Approaching the Teaching of Composition Pragmatically and discusses: Putting the art of composition into context Role of the Teacher Using extant models Addressing curriculum requirements I will be using an autoethnographic approach for the presentation of my ideas, which is designed to empower and validate a variety of teaching methods. I’ve heard…
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Video Replay – First Thursday: Lesson Ideas and Resources for When Students Have Not Practised

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LINK TO VIDEO REPLAY WILL BE SENT ONCE A BOOKING IS MADE. If you’ve ever felt deflated or frustrated when your student walks in and announces they have not had time to practise that week, you are not alone! Even for students who are usually in a good routine, there are…
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VIDEO RECORDING – EXPERT PREPARATION OF BEGINNER TO ADVANCED PIANO STUDENTS

This video recording will be available to purchase for the next month, closing 20 June 2024. To register for this professional development session please click here. In this one day workshop, AMEB Examiner, Anthony van den Broek, will comprehensively demonstrate the fundamental aspects of teaching piano repertoire, technical work and exercises from Preliminary to Certificate…
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First Thursday – Lesson Ideas and Resources for When Students Have Not Practised

If you’ve ever felt deflated or frustrated when your student walks in and announces they have not had time to practise that week, you are not alone! Even for students who are usually in a good routine, there are inevitably times when practice grinds to a halt. When no progress has been made during the…
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First Thursdays

First Thursday – Teaching Children on the Spectrum

In this session, TBC About the Presenter Anne Flood First Thursdays These regular professional development sessions were originally the brainchild of MTA Member Annette Allerding, who wanted music teachers to be able to meet and share ideas. Originally named Keys, Cakes and Conversation (KCC) the group went online during Covid, and eventually reached numbers often…
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First Thursdays

First Thursday – December 5

In this session, TBC About the Presenter TBC First Thursdays These regular professional development sessions were originally the brainchild of MTA Member Annette Allerding, who wanted music teachers to be able to meet and share ideas. Originally named Keys, Cakes and Conversation (KCC) the group went online during Covid, and eventually reached numbers often in…
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First Thursday – Putting the finishing touches on HSC preparations for the studio teacher

This Presentation will look at, and include discussion on – Understanding the requirements for Music 1 and Music 2 Performance Interpreting and unpacking HSC Performance Marking Guidelines What are the examiners looking for? What makes a successful HSC music performance? How can students demonstrate their understanding of the concepts? Is their repertoire within the chosen…
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First Thursday – Approaching the Teaching of Composition Pragmatically with David Paterson

and contains discussion under the following subheadings: Putting the art of composition into context Role of the Teacher Using extant models Addressing curriculum requirements I will be using an autoethnographic approach for the presentation of my ideas, which is designed to empower and validate a variety of teaching methods. I’ve heard many music educators state…
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EXPERT PREPARATION OF BEGINNER TO ADVANCED PIANO STUDENTS

In this one day workshop, AMEB Examiner, Anthony van den Broek, will comprehensively demonstrate the fundamental aspects of teaching piano repertoire, technical work and exercises from Preliminary to Certificate of Music and preparing students for examination. All aspects of a student’s musical development will be covered including:  * Selecting and interpreting repertoire * Developing technique, posture…
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First Thursday – Incorporating Music History, Stylistic Understanding and Music Theory into the Practical Music Lesson

In this practical demonstration, Anthony van den Broek will outline an approach to teaching general knowledge components in a way that enriches and enlivens the practical music lesson. Starting with the most basic pieces right up to the diploma level, teaching music history, style and theory as you go leads to a fuller and richer…
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