Australians come from many different places. Iconic world music group Mara! will inspire students to listen to and understand each other by sharing music from multicultural Australia. Integrating music and dance, Music in my Suitcase gives students the opportunity to share their own languages and explore Australian history in this exciting program.

MARA KIEK VOICE
LLEW KIEK BAĞLAMA, BOUZOUKI
TIM CLARKSON CLARINET, FLUTE, SAXOPHONE
STUART VANDEGRAAFF SAXOPHONE

 

Suitability
Our program is suitable for students up to Year 8.

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Music in my Suitcase

MARA KIEK VOICE
LLEW KIEK BAĞLAMA, BOUZOUKI
TIM CLARKSON CLARINET, FLUTE, SAXOPHONE
STUART VANDEGRAAFF SAXOPHONE

"We’ve travelled the globe collecting music, but we’re most excited to share what we learned right here over the back fence. We can’t wait to discover what musical gems you have in your suitcase!"
— Mara Kiek from Music in my Suitcase

Performance Details

Live In School Tour Dates

Hunter NSW
2021 - Term 4 (11 - 15 Oct)
Sydney North & Central Coast NSW
2022 - Term 3 (2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25 & 30 Aug)
2022 - Term 4 (18, 20 & 25 Oct)
Sydney East & City NSW
2021 - Term 3 (3, 5 & 17 Aug)
South Western Sydney NSW
2021 - Term 3 (19 Aug)
2021 - Term 4 (4, 9, 16, 18, 23 & 25 Nov)
Northern Territory NT
2022 - Term 2 (23 May – 10 Jun)
Greater Western Sydney NSW
2022 - Term 2 (21, 23, 28 & 30 June)
2022 - Term 4 (27 Oct and 1, 3, 8, 10 & 15 Nov)
Barwon South West VIC
2022 - Term 3 (18 – 29 Jul)
Melbourne VIC
2022 - Term 3 (18 – 29 Jul)

Live Online Tour Dates

2021 - Term 3 (9 - 13 Aug)
2022 - Term 2 (14 – 17 Jun)

Pricing

Full price $9.50 - per student (min. 150 students per concert)
MVIS Online $7.50 - per student

Professional Development

By booking a 2022 program, you have access to a free Professional Development Webinar exploring your chosen ensemble and the teaching and learning resources.

Find out more here.

Resources

Musica Viva In Schools includes online teaching and learning resources that guide you through the program you’ve booked and enhance students’ concert experience.

Teaching resources contain:

  • Interactive activities
  • Multimedia content, compatible with Interactive Whiteboard
  • Music and creative arts curriculum-specific content
  • Cross-curriculum links aligned with state and national curricula

Event notes

Financial Assistance

We provide financial assistance to help schools access our programs - find out more here.