Events

The DSMusic plans for 2022!

Here at DSMusic we are hopeful that face to face workshops will be able to run normally and safely.  However, the following events are subject to COVID-19 restrictions and directives and rescheduling, or moving to an online version, may be required. If this is the case you will be contacted via the email addresses used for bookings. 

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VCE Music Performance Workshop 1: Outcome 3 – Music Language:  Theory, Aural & Analysis (Listening & Interpretation)

Everything you need to know & everything you need to succeed!

Date: Sunday 20 March 2022

Time: 9.30am until 1.30pm (registration from 9.00am)

Venue: Trinity Grammar School, Arnold Hall, Charles Street, Kew, Vic, 3101

Suitable for students studying VCE Music Performance Units 1-4 & their teachers

Deborah Smith, educator, musician and author of the highly successful Musicianship & Aural Training for the Secondary School text book series and Decoding Sound – Music Analysis for the Secondary School, presents an interactive workshop for students studying VCE Music Performance (Units 1-4) and their teachers.


VCE Music Performance Workshop 2: Outcome 3 – Music Language: Focus on Analysis (Listening & Interpretation)

The language & skills you need to succeed in Music Analysis

Date: Sunday 15 May 2022

Time: 9.30am until 1.30pm (registration from 9.00am)

Venue: Trinity Grammar School, Arnold Hall, Charles Street, Kew, Vic, 3101

Suitable for students studying VCE Music Performance Units 1-4 & their teachers

Based on the analysis textbook Decoding Sound: Music Analysis for the Secondary School, author, educator and musician, Deborah Smith will take you through a range of activities designed to teach you how to analyse music for VCE Music Performance. Suitable for students studying VCE Music Performance (Units 1-4) and their teachers.


VCE Music Performance Workshop 3: Outcome 3 – Music Language:  Aural & Written Exam Preparation

Revision of requirements and strategies for exam success

Date: Sunday 28 August 2022

Time: 9.30am until 3.00pm (registration from 9.00am)

Venue: Trinity Grammar School, Arnold Hall, Charles Street, Kew, Vic, 3101

Suitable for students studying VCE Music Performance Units 1-4 & their teachers

Deborah Smith, author of the highly successful Musicianship & Aural Training for the Secondary School text book series and Decoding Sound – Music Analysis for the Secondary School will provide an overview of requirements for the VCE Unit 4 Aural & written examination including exam strategies for success.


The 2022 Secondary Music Classroom Teacher Workshop

Everything you need to teach a comprehensive & engaging music program with ease & confidence

Date: Saturday 23 July 2022

Time: 9.30am until 1.30pm (registration from 9.00am)

Venue: Trinity Grammar School, Kew, Vic, 3101

Suitable for all secondary classroom music teachers and pre-service teachers

Deborah Smith, educator, musician and author of the highly successful Musicianship & Aural Training for the Secondary School text book series and Decoding Sound – Music Analysis for the Secondary School , presents an interactive workshop on how to teach a comprehensive, sequential and developmental classroom music program for Years 7-10 (with links to Years 11 and 12/VCE.


Individual Professional Learning

Deb offers individual professional learning for secondary school classroom music teachers, and will happily give you a call to organise a chat or visit to help you get the most out of DSMusic resources.

Online Courses

We run several online courses for music teachers and their students.

Contact Deb for more information about the Music Language Online Courses – Analysis and Musicianship. These are concept-focused, interactive and work perfectly alongside other DSMusic products.

Click here to request a call from Deb.