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Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra Masterclass
14 April, Tasmania

Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra (TSO) has announced its largest ever masterclass. Selected students under 25 years old from Tasmania will be able to participate.

Starting Off Right
18 April, Perth
Ever wondered how to get more live gigs and set-up your finances as a musician or aspiring music business? If you are musician aged 12 – 26 this is the opportunity for you!

21 April, Blacktown
FBi Radio, Blacktown Arts and MusicNSW have banded together to bring you Tracks, a music industry Q & A in Blacktown.

Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising
24 April, Sydney
The Fundamentals of Fundraising is perfect for emerging practitioners who want the basics of arts philanthropy and sponsorship, and established arts workers who want a refresher.

Regional Arts Australia, An Introduction to Google AdWords Webinar
24 April, Online
This webinar will provide a general introduction to Google Adwords, including Google Ad Grants for non-profits, and will outline the basic recommended settings for setting up new text ad campaigns, ad groups and ads. It will also include a brief look at analysing campaign results for optimisation.

Industry Connect
28 April – 14 July, Various Locations
Queenslanders interested in building a sustainable career in the music industry are now invited to register for QMusic’s Industry Connect workshop.

Eyes on The Road
1 May, South Australia
Music SA and APRA AMCOS present the first of its annual and free workshops about touring in Australia.

Teacher PD Workshop – Performing Arts For Your Classroom
4 May, Victoria
Want to make your curriculum sing? Learn how to incorporate performing arts into your classroom. Whatever your skill level, join Laura Knowling and Alex Utz as they bring music, drama and movement activities to life.

Bundanoon Recorder Workshop
5-6 May, Canberra
Online registrations for the Bundanoon Recorder Workshop are now open.

Indie 101
7 May, Sydney

APRA AMCOS and AIR are teaming up to present a series of events focusing on the self-releasing artist.

Workplace Resilience
9 May, Sydney
A seminar training session developed to help you manage stress and wellness in the workplace. To register or for more information contact [email protected]

The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising
9 May, Hobart
This one day workshop will provide you with the foundations of arts fundraising and development.

Jazz Industry Summit
12 May, Victoria

The Stonnington Jazz festival in Melbourne has announced the inaugural Jazz Industry Summit.

Commercial Copyright Fundamentals
30 May, Melbourne
Practical seminar sessions aimed at creators, small business operators and copyright content managers.

Copyright for Educational Institutions
31 May, Melbourne

Practical seminar sessions aimed at academics, administrators, educators, school and university copyright officers, teachers and trainers.

New Kid on the Blockchain
30 May, Sydney
Join the Decoded team as we explore the mindset behind blockchain, have a deep look at hashing and dive into the beauty of blockchain to explain how it works and why it will change your industry and our futures.

ACMF Advanced Winterschool
Applications close 31 May
Program dates: 26 July – 5 August
The Advanced Winterschool is held in Townsville during the Australian Festival of Chamber Music, and is an unforgettable experience for emerging musicians. Students will gain access to some of the world’s leading artists for lessons, masterclasses, mentoring and concerts.

CLIPPED Music Video Festival
2 June, Sydney
Australia’s only event solely dedicated music videos, CLIPPED showcases high calibre work by talented Australian and New Zealand film-makers in our prestigious music video awards competition.

Unlocking Musical Potential
8 June, Sydney
A full-day music education professional development course suitable for instrumental and vocal, primary and secondary, classroom and itinerant music teachers.

Music Teachers Alan Lane Memorial Workshop
29 June – 1 July, Townsville
Music Teachers’ Association of QLD Townsville and District Branch Inc. proudly presents the 2018 Alan Lane Memorial Workshops.

This Sounds Like Science: Music And Mental Health
18 July, City Recital Hall, Sydney
Join researchers Dr Sandra Garrido and Professor Katherine Boydell in an interactive session to experience firsthand how music can affect your mood.

International Film Scoring Summer Program 2018
20 July – 23 July, Bulgaria
Training a new generation of film and visual media composers with Hollywood film composer Christopher Young and Conductor Derek Gleeson, Grammy Winner Andy Hill and more. Places still available.

This Sounds Like Science: Music And Memory
9 August, City Recital Hall, Sydney
Join Professor Muireann Irish to explore how the brain responds to music, giving rise to such powerful effects even in the face of advancing pathology. How can we harness music to improve wellbeing and quality of life for those affected by dementia?

This Sounds Like Science: Music And Human Evolution
3 October, City Recital Hall, Sydney
When did the first humans begin to make music? What kind of music did they play? Join anthropologist and evolutionary biologist Darren Curnoe to explore the role music played in the lives of our Palaeolithic ancestors as well as more recent hunters and gatherers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Network
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Action Plan is establishing a new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Network to work in partnership with artsACT to plan and design programs.  Expressions of Interest are now being accepted.

EDGE Inner West Council EOI’s
Inner West Council is taking EOI’s for EDGE Inner West! A series of local activations to support our creative community and showcase their talents. Local community group, business or artist should register their interest.


Folk Music:
Australia Folk Blogspot – A terrific resource for folk enthusiasts  

Berklee Online
Berklee College Of Music in Boston and is the largest online music school in the world, has announced their first Master’s Degree program for music production and music business.

Contemporary Music:
Anatomy Music Focused Podcast
– A collection of podcasts on Australian contemporary artist and music industry issues

Industry Advice:
Beyond the Stage Podcast

3MBS and Susan de Weger present Beyond the Stage podcast, 30 minute interviews with highly trained musicians who have built successful careers in law, medicine, business and social enterprise. These podcasts will share career stories on how music education is a unique and valuable training for career success in any industry.

Australian Audio Guide
A collaborative endeavour by The Wheeler Centre and Audiocraft, the Australian Audio Guide collates podcasts and radio programs on a variety of topics – food, live storytelling, arts and culture, nature and place, sound art, music, parenting, social issues, and the list goes on. The guide celebrates audio creations with regular interviews, features and listening suggestions.

The Place of Music in 21st Century Education
Open Online
What do children need from education now, and in the future? This five module course is not just for classroom or ensemble music educators. It’s suitable for anyone interested in creativity-infused education, in contemporary education issues, and in the integration and use of digital technology.

The Art of Wellness: Visual Arts and Health
Free online Course
The Art of Wellness: Visual Arts and Health explores personal and community health and wellness strategies using visual arts mediums. Each online module showcases the applied use of creative visual practices. The short course run by the University of Tasmania is designed to introduce you to a range of practices that promote focus and connectedness to ourselves, our relationships and the world around us.


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