ponderings and passions

A set of occasional notes about Stringbabies, music festival adjudication and other things that I’m interested in:

Oct 10, 2018 Music Teacher magazine

[author: ChiefGeek - categories: Violin Cello Viola Strings ]

I see that I tend to tweet a lot more than I blog!

However, here in a recent Music Teacher magazine, there is a very interesting article on Stringbabies and Victoria College Examinations.

Here is the first page [in pdf format] and here is the second page - do have a look!

Dec 01, 2011 National Plan for Music Education

[author: kay tucker - categories: Strings ]

The long awaited National Plan for Music Education (NPME)was released on last Friday.

In it, the government re-affirm their commitment to music education and this is good news indeed.

Like many of my colleagues in the music education business, I am sifting through the fine detail but what is very apparent is the strong emphasis on early years music and opportunities for instrumental tuition from the age of 5 years.