Develop and enhance skills in rehearsal planning and preparation, choosing repertoire to correlate with curriculum guidelines and enhance knowledge of balance and blend of ensembles, instrumental and choral connections with professional organisations.
Experience a Day in the Orchestra and a Day on the Opera immersed in the music playing and learning beside members of Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Opera Queensland.
Arrival and registration
2020 Learning Programs
Queensland Symphony Orchestra + Opera Queensland
QCT Professional Standards 2, 3, 6
Keynote: The Importance of Music Education in the 21st Century
Trevor Jones, Lecturer in Musical Theatre at Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
QCT Professional Standards 1, 2, 3, 6
A Day in the Orchestra
Sit with members of Queensland Symphony Orchestra and play orchestral music at a student level and some to challenge your own playing. Conducted and presented by Mark Sullivan. Develop the confidence to begin and support orchestras and orchestral repertoire in your schools. Teachers can choose to observe or play in the Orchestra.
A Day in the Opera
Experience a day in the life of the opera chorus, learning vocal techniques for you and your students and extend your knowledge of quality operatic repertoire.
QCT Professional Standards 2, 4, 6, 7
Meet in the foyer of QPAC Playhouse
Sit in on a rehearsal featuring Opera Queensland and Queensland Symphony Orchestra and experience a professional conductor preparing and presenting a rehearsal.
QCT Professional Standards 2, 6, 7
Sing, Sing, Sing!
Experience the pub choir phenomenon and draw on the health benefits of singing together while engaging professionally with colleagues and professionals and enjoying a drink courtesy of Opera Queensland.
QCT Professional Standards 6, 7
All participants will receive Professional Development accreditation with acknowledgement of QCT Professional Standards.