UNITED MUSIC TEACHERS OF NSW Inc.

Upcoming Combined Events

Below are the upcoming combined events of the United Music Teachers of NSW

For specific regional events, please visit your regional page. You can do so by clicking here

UMT Professional Development Day

Sunday 6th May 2018 2pm

Insights into Performing 
Given by Dr Helen Mitchell (Sydney Conservatorium)

Dr Helen Mitchell is Associate Professor at the Conservatorium, researching how we engage with performance through the multi-sensory experience using complex perceptual skills and incorporating the Moot Audition.

This is an event not to be missed!

It will be of great interest to Teachers
as well as parents and students

We invite teachers to nominate high school students who would be prepared, in the Moot Audition, to perform and/or assess their peers in a safe and non-judgmental setting.

See You There at 1.45pm for a 2.00pm start!!

Cost for UMT and MTA Members $20
Non Member $30
Families $30

Afternoon Tea will be provided
Bookings essential: Felicity Martin email flissmar49@gmail.com ph 02 93574203
Mobile 0422 076 655
Payment: Cheques to UMT or cash at door.
Location:
The Music Room, 131 Fiddens Wharf Road, Killara, 2071

Awards Day Final
United Music Teachers Awards, President’s Award, Roger Woodward Award

Sunday 24 June 2018

UNITED MUSIC TEACHERS AWARDS
This will take place on June 24th, 12 noon, at Killara Music Room, 131 Fiddens Wharf Road, Killara.
Door entry - $5.00, including performers.

Up to seven successful performers are awarded Certificates together with a cheque for $70.00. There is also a $70.00 award for the most musical performance.

Rules:
  • Players should be 14 years or under on June 24th, 2018. Singers should be 21 years or under.
  • You may play one or two pieces. An extra copy of each piece is to be provided for the adjudicator. 
  • Performances should be between 3 minutes and 6 minutes – no repeats, but do repeat da capo returns.
  • Winners of UMT Awards from previous years may not compete again.


ROGER WOODWARD AWARDS
This will follow at the conclusion of the United Music Teachers Awards above, on the same day, at the same place, beginning at 2.00 p.m.
Door entry: Adults - $10.00, Children under 12 - $5.00, Families - $20.00.

There is one main award of $400.00 covering piano, vocal, and instrumental players.
An award of $100.00 for the best performance of a Baroque work.
Encouragement Awards of up to $400.00 at the discretion of the adjudicator.

Rules:
  • Players should be 18 years or under at June 24th. Singers have no age restriction.
  • Performances should not exceed 12 minutes.
  • Two contrasting works are to be presented and an advanced standard of performance is required.
  • Pianists and singers must perform from memory. For instrumentalists, memory is encouraged, but optional.
  • All decisions of the adjudicators are final.



Auditions for the Awards Day are being held regionally. Please Contact:

North Shore, City and East, South Western: Felicity Martin
Email: flissmar49@gmail.com

North Western Region: Sue Calabrese
Email: miss.sue2054@gmail.com

Location:
Killara Music Room
131 Fiddens Wharf Road,
Killara, NSW, 2071

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Planned Dates

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Sunday 8th July 2018: Senior Master Class with Anna Cislowska

Sunday 12th August 2018: Performance Day Pitt St Uniting Church Sydney