With a strong focus on artistic spontaneity, Dr Robert Davidson from Taking Shape teaches composition in an extremely accessible way, beyond the boundaries of specific genres or styles. This engaging workshop will help teachers inspire students to be creative and engage with music in new and exciting ways. Participants will sing, play, and draw as they explore musical elements, leading to accessible composition and performance. 

The accompanying digital resource assists teachers of any musical experience to explore improvisation and composition as a basis for creativity and self-expression.

At this workshop you will:

  • Engage in practical activities involving listening, singing, playing, moving and making music
  • Discover accessible improvisation activities and how to scaffold into composition activities
  • Explore improvisation as a basis for creativity, self-expression, connection and communication
  • Learn simple composition and notation techniques to use in your classroom immediately


Performance Details

Dates & Times

18 October   5:30 PM


Full price $30.00


Online Event

Participate from anywhere you want

Professional Development

Accreditation & Standards

Each of these events contributes two hours of Professional Development addressing the below standards from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. 

​For ACT teachers: Musica Viva is an endorsed provider of TQI Registered Professional Development for Proficient Teachers. Completing this workshop will contribute 2 hours of TQI Registered PD addressing 3.3.2 & 6.3.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in ACT.​

Every attendee will receive a certificate acknowledging their participation.

AITSL standards: Copyright Education Services Australia, 2011.​

Event notes

Event Information

This online workshop will run for two hours from the advertised start time. You will receive a Zoom Webinar link closer to the event date. 

Registrations for this event will close on Friday 15 October, 5pm AEDT. Please register early to avoid missing out. Times listed in AEDT.