Music and Culture

Music and Culture

Explore different cultures through making music.

Discover strategies that foster connection and inclusivity through singing, playing, and moving that can be integrated easily across the primary curriculum.   

Explore different cultures through making music. Discover strategies that foster connection and inclusivity through singing, playing, and moving that can be integrated easily across the primary curriculum.   

AT THIS WORKSHOP YOU WILL: 

  • Engage in creative and interactive activities involving singing, playing and movement  
  • Explore different songs and repertoire for classroom use from different cultures  
  • Through music celebrate cultural and linguistic diversity of your classroom  
  • Discover the value of music in fostering connection with your own and other cultures  

 

"Musica Viva PD has given me so many ideas to refresh my teaching & create new learning experiences for my students."
— Deb Smith, Groves Christian College
Mara & Llew Kiek

Mara Kiek is recognised as one of Australia's leading authorities on Bulgarian traditional singing and music, completing her Masters by research into the Bulgarian Singing technique in 2008, at the Centre for Applied Research, Conservatorium of Music, Sydney University (M.App.Sci Music Performance). Best known for her work with internationally acclaimed world/jazz ensemble Mara!, Mara is acclaimed as a leading light in Australian world music, winning the Best Female Artist in the Australian World Music Awards 2000. As the founder director of Sydney’s Bulgarian style choir Martenitsa, she has toured Australia with Bulgarian superstars Trio Bulgarka, performed and recorded with Mara!, Clarion Fracture Zone, David Hobson and David Hirschfelder and recorded three CDs in their own right. Mara has over 30 years of performing for Musica Viva In Schools with Mara!, Girls In Your Town, Humming Birds and Eastwinds, touring throughout Australia, Singapore, Brunei & Hong Kong.  

Event and Ticketing Details

Dates & Times

10 Jun   Musica Viva Australia, ABC BUILDING, L2/30 Fielder Street, EAST PERTH 6004 4:30 - 6:30PM

Pricing

Bookings FREE

Resources

 

Event notes

Venue Information

Musica Viva Australia

ABC BUILDING

L2/30 Fielder Street

EAST PERTH 6004

Registration

Registrations essential, refreshments provided