The Arts Unit presents ‘In Concert’
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The Arts Unit presents ‘In Concert’

  This week, over 600 students from the length and breadth of New South Wales are busy with preparations for In Concert, an initiative of the Arts Unit of the New South Wales Department of Education and Communities.  When they gather in Sydney next week, several ensembles, both large and small will perform choral, orchestral and jazz repertoire from…

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Richard Gill on music education

Having collaborated on the recent production of The Threepenny Opera, conductor and music educator Richard Gill and performer Eddie Perfect have struck another chord in the field of music education:  http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/music/odd-couple-stand-for-classical-ideals-20111015-1lq64.html Checkout also this brilliant presentation by Richard Gill for TEDx 2011 on “The Value of Music Education”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HeRus3NVbwE

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Discovering Brett Dean

Sydney gets a touch of the Grawemeyers with works by two of its composition award winners being performed over the next week.   On Monday October 10th, the Sydney Symphony conducted by Richard Gill, performs Brett Dean’s  Etudenfest.In 2009 Brett Dean was awarded the Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition for his 4 movement concerto for violin and orchestra The…