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Summary of Musicnet 11 March 2017

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By MartinEmo



Kia ora tātou,


Songwriting seems to be a common thread through the Musicnet list in the last week. To highlight some of the competitions that are open to your students. The Hook, Line and Sing-a-long competition closes on March 17th. Will your students be writing the theme song for NZ Music month? How about the Lion Foundation or Peace Song competition? Check out some previous winners to Hook, Line and Sing-a-long here.


Summary to 2017

General (for all Music Levels)



  • Alison is looking for some ideas for leading an instrumental ensemble/orchestra at a Primary School. If you run an ensemble, contribute an idea to this thread!



  • Ideas for a group performance with students at multiple levels were shared.

  • Ways to combine Media Studies AS91253 with Composition or Performance were shared.

  • Nanako is looking for examples of Scholarship performances on Electric/Jazz Guitar.


Professional Development/Concerts/Competitions





As always, this summary will be uploaded to the Musicnet VLN Blog and our Twitter feed @ArtsOnline1. To access any of the threads on the Arts Online website archive simply type the username “artsonline” and the password “mailinglist” to do this.


Martin Emo

HOD Performing Arts, Teacher in Charge of Music, Waimea College

TKI Arts Online Community Facilitator – Musicnet

Deputy Chair Music Education New Zealand Aotearoa Board Member (MENZA)

EDnet Music Technology Mentor Australasia