Music and Movement

Music and Movement

Engage your students through music and dance!

Our Professional Development workshops give you the confidence and tools to deliver music lessons in the classroom. 

In this workshop, you will learn a variety of movement activities to engage your students through music and dance. Come dressed in comfortable clothes to move in and be prepared to clap, stomp and sing your way through this interactive session! This workshop is designed for both generalist and specialist music teachers.  


  • Learn simple, practical strategies to engage students and enhance music learning   
  • Scaffold activities from simple to more complex  
  • Learn a variety of warm-up and song-teaching ideas and techniques through movement  

Who should attend:

  • early childhood teachers
  • primary school teachers
  • secondary teachers
  • pre-service teachers
  • school leaders with an interest in music education for primary school students
"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
Kate Robertson

Kate Robertson completed her Music/Education degree in 2007 at the University of NSW and is currently Head of Music (K-6) at St Andrew’s Cathedral School in Sydney. She has a passion for educating young musicians and is committed to continuing her own professional development through regularly undertaking courses and engaging with professional networks. 

Kate is currently one of the IPSHA (Independent Primary School Heads Association) NSW Music Umbrella Group coordinators and is also on the HICES (Heads of Independent Coeducational Schools) Steering Committee. She has an interest in gifted education and has also completed a postgraduate certificate in this area.  

When not at work, Kate enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 young children at home in the southern suburbs of Sydney. 

Event and Ticketing Details

Dates & Times

7 November   Orange Regional Conservatorium, 73A Hill St, 4 - 6PM


Bookings FREE
Student FREE



Event notes

Venue Information

Bishop Hall, Elder Conservatorium of Music
The University of Adelaide, SA 5000


Registrations essential, refreshments provided from 3:45PM