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It’s been a long summer. I worked for a few weeks at a camp for preschoolers and let me tell you, I appreciate five-year-olds more than you could even imagine after working with three- and four-year-olds, even for just 10 days. 1,427 more words

Elementary Education

Summer by Joe Hisaishi

Rearranged by Abigail Posthuma (C) 2015

Joe Hisaishi wrote this happy piece for the Japanese movie ‘Kikujiro no Natsu.’
Kikujiro is a character’s name. ‘Natsu’ in Japanese means ‘summer,’ so the title of the movie means Kikujiro’s Summer. 223 more words


Musica Viva - Live Filming

This is week in class we had the privilege of having the Pastance ensemble from Musica Viva join us for a filming session for an upcoming assignment. 137 more words

Technology In Music Ed

Clouds - Reflecting on my latest composition

For the first task in the subject Composition in Music Education, we have been asked to arrange or compose a piece of music specifically designed for Stage 4 or 5 students (that is Years 7 – 10 in Australian schools). 803 more words


Dianne's Recital is TONIGHT!


These are some of the reasons our students say you should come out to support Dianne’s recital tonight…

Dianne’s Recital 
Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 || 7 PM… 13 more words


Sibelius 101

In class today, we had a crash course in Sibelius. If you don’t know what Sibelius is, think of it as a wiz bang musical notation software because that’s what it is. 144 more words

Technology In Music Ed

Day 213: The KLommers Files - My Life As An Oboist

Last night I had the absolute pleasure of seeing (and more importantly, hearing) Diana Doherty perform the Mozart Oboe Concerto with the West Australian Symphony. She (and the orchestra) played beautifully. 901 more words