Music: Count Us In

CELEBRATION DAY 2016

03 November 2016 12:30pm (GMT+10)

37 Days

The Song

The MCUI 2016 will be released on the 13th July.  Find out more about the songwriters and the song recording.

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Teacher Information

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YouTube

Check our playlist for Music: Count Us In 2016. Find out more about how we work with schools to advocate for music education in Australia.

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Music education news and updates

Northern Sound System

Music to Help Rescue Youth Unemployment in Adelaide’s North

Graham Strahle · September 26, 2016

A new $2.3-million centre has been built in Elizabeth in Adelaide’s northern suburbs to offer young people pathways in music and other artistic pursuits, and to help school students complete Year 12. The centre, as yet unnamed and located…

STEAM is the way Forward, not STEM

September 26, 2016

Educationists have for long been arguing over whether so-called STEM programs, which promote cohesive learning across science, technology, engineering and mathematics,…

Kodály National Conference Promotes Choral Singing

September 26, 2016

The 2016 Kodály National Conference is currently underway at All Hallows School in Brisbane. This year’s theme is ‘Shared Identities’ and “encourages the…

Arts Empower! Strengthening and Promoting Indigenous Engagement in Music

September 13, 2016

Arts Empower Foundation Limited (Arts Empower!) is a new charitable organisation, currently…

Music in Auslan – A Sign of Accessibility and Celebration

September 13, 2016

‘Let It Play’ is the biggest song of 2016. It is currently with over 500,000 students as…

Program Videos

‘Let It Play’ Music: Count Us In 2016 – Why Music Matters

‘Let It Play’ Music: Count Us In 2016 – Why Music Matters

‘Let It Play’ Music: Count Us In 2016 – Why Music Matters

‘Let It Play’ Animation 

Animation by Small Town Animation

Community Service Announcement(CSA)

Watch the 2016 CSA

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A message from Senator the Hon, Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education and Training

2016 MCUI Community Service Announcement

2016 MCUI Community Service Announcement

2016 MCUI Community Service Announcement

A message from Senator the Hon, Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education and Training

2016 MCUI Community Service Announcement

MCUI Program Song 2016

Learn ‘Let It Play’ with our Sing-Along video.

About Music Count Us In

Music: Count Us In is built around a unique program song. The writing of the program song each year begins with our National Songwriting Competition, open to all students from across Australia. The finalists of the Songwriting Competition the n gather together to write the program song, with the assistance of Program Ambassador John Foreman and a guest celebrity Program Mentor. The song is then recorded by students and released to all registered schools. The program song forms the basis of extensive resources for teachers. Available resources include lesson plans, videos, arrangements for musical ensembles, Auslan and Braille resources and more.

Music: Count Us In is for all schools –  primary and secondary, State and independent, metropolitan, regional and remote. Registration is FREE, offering access to professional development workshops and resources, including song charts and arrangements, classroom activity kits, special education resources and demonstration videos.

 

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