The final teacher workshop will be held on Thursday 29 June at Chisnallwood Intermediate from 4.00pm – 6.00pm.
The schedule for the day will be:
4.00-4.20: Star Wars (massed)
4.20-4.40: July (massed)
4.40-5.00: Do Whatcha Wanna (massed)
5.00-5.30: Ukulele pieces
5.30-6.00: Recorder and marimba pieces as required
Look forward to seeing you all there.
Congratulations to our rap winners: Gabrielle Beale from South New Brighton School and Dylan Jonkers from Chisnallwood Intermediate School! We look forward to hearing them next week!
Thanks to everyone who attended the final workshop on August 4th.
The music is sounding great!
TShirt Orders have now closed and orders will be delivered soon.
The 3rd teacher workshop will be on Thursday July 7th 4pm
A teaching video will go up on the teacher page with tips on teaching “Bend Over Backwards’.
A reminder that the next SSB workshop is WEDNESDAY MAY 11th
Time 4pm – 6pm workshops
Please arrive from 3.30 to grab a cuppa and browse a special display of music books by Geoff Wood from Du Bois Enterprises. The books cover listening, music and Orff based programmes, resources for ukulele, marimba and recorder.
Venue: CSM – 60 Ferry Road
Also – here’s a special deal for May only from Kevin Fogarty:
Thanks to those who have registered for the 2016 Strum Strike Blow Festival on Thursday August 25th! To date, we have 520 students from 14 schools.
In case you haven’t registered yet, here is the link: http://strumstrikeblow.
The dates for the first 2 teacher workshops for Marimba, Ukulele and Recorder are:
April 7th 4pm at Chisnallwood
May 11th 4pm at CSM (60 Ferry Road)
Plus we want to let you know about bonus workshops on offer this week:
How to teach Ukulele
Thursday March 31st 4pm – How to teach ukulele – with Maria Winder and Mary Cornish from the NZ Ukulele Trust! and with contributions from the NZ Development Squad. During this session we will have a taster of the SSB music. Please note the cost of this workshop is not covered as part of the SSB registration, but we would highly recommend the workshop!
Maria and Mary are ukulele teaching gurus in NZ!
Maori Culture in the Classroom
Thursday March 31st 5.30-6.30pm
Following the uke workshop will be another fantastic workshop by Selena Bercic on “Maori Culture in the Classroom“. All funds raised from this workshop go to support her bringing her school down from Panguru in August to our SSB Festival! She is a highly recommended presenter. (She was a keynote at the MENZA ITM conference in ChCh last year).
Ukulele Concert by the NZ Ukulele Trust Development Squad
Friday April 1st 7pm Concert
And …. on April 1st, we’d like invite you to support the NZ Ukulele Trust Development Squad in concert at Orange Studio, 106 Ferry Road at 7pm. This is a group of 20 Auckland area students who have worked for a year under Phil Griffin.