Music: Count Us In will mark its eleventh year with Celebration Day events all over the country. Events, big and small, will happen in every state and territory on Thursday 2 November. 8,500 teachers, 3,000 schools and over half a million students participants will join in Australia’s largest celebration of music and music education.
From 12pm (AEDT) on Thursday 2 November, Music: Count Us In will be live from Deakin Edge at Federation Square in Melbourne. Join the 2017 Celebration Day Live Stream at this link as we countdown to singing ‘Shine Together’ – ‘the song that stops the nation’ as more than half a million kids all around Australia sing the same song, on the same day, at the same time. In addition to the main event in Melbourne, Music Australia is proud to support the initiatives of teachers and communities all around the country.
The Celebration Day live stream will connect communities from all over Australia – exploring how different people come together to make and celebrate music. This live stream is available free of charge to anyone who would like to watch, thanks to our partners at 5Stream. In addition to broadcasting the event in Sydney, the live stream will feature video packages from regional, collaborative and inventive celebrations around Australia.
It has been another year of records for Music: Count Us In with more teachers and schools registered than ever before for Australia’s biggest celebration of music and music education.
Music: Count Us In seeks to build and strengthen a network of major performing arts companies and education partners around the country. As part of Celebration Day (and Celebration Week), Music: Count Us In has partnered with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and the NSW Department of Education (The Arts Unit) to help students all around the country access their wonderful performance of ‘The Bush Concert’.
There is STILL time for schools, home education groups, community ensembles and more to register and be a part of Music: Count Us In 2017.
Head to musiccountusin.org.au to get involved!