Ian Harrison Memorial Workshop
Saturday 14th November at 3 – 6pm AEDT
This Zoom forum and webinar will explore cultural responsiveness in music teaching and respectfully including rich and authentic First Nations song, language and musical culture in our classrooms.
Join Lynnette Solomon-Dent (Monaro/Ngarigo woman & leader in the Koorie Education Workforce for South Eastern Victoria Region), Annalee Pope (Waka Waka woman & Project Officer at First Languages Australia), Dr Clare Hall (Lecturer in Performing Arts in the Faculty of Education, Monash University) & Barbara Plant (Learning Specialist at Toorloo Arm Primary School, Gippsland VIC) to share their learning journey for the ‘Marrin Gamu’ Indigenous language and song project, Jess Hitchcock (Short Black Opera) to share songs and stories from the Dhungala Choral Connection Song Book and Dr Rachael Dwyer (Lecturer in Curriculum and Pedagogy at University of the Sunshine Coast) who will examine the process of decolonising the music room in an Australian context.
A list of recommended pre-reading will be provided before the event and engagement with these materials is encouraged.