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  • Here is some info from VOSA eNews about the summer trainings in Australia:

    Early Childhood Conference of the Performing Arts (ECCPA)

    Keynote Presenter: Lynn Kleiner (USA)      


    16 & 17 August, 2014

    Australia's Premier Early Childhood Conference of the Performing Arts.

    Streams of workshops run across the weekend, offering a wide range of topics and teaching styles for those teaching pre-school through to Year 2.

    Lynn Kleiner is our keynote presenter and Lynn will introduce everyone to some delightful rhymes, folk songs, dances, world music, classical pieces as well as instruments for the youngest music makers.

    For further information please click here
    To request a registration brochure when available please click here

    Teacher Training Course

    Lynn will also conduct a Teacher Training Course which will be held from 16-19 August.  Days 1 & 2 will be conducted as part of ECCPA.  Days 3 & 4 will be conducted at a separate venue. To view full details of Lynn's Teacher Training Course please click here.

    Shenanigans Reunion Concert

    On the Saturday evening of ECCPA, Shenanigans will be reforming after 33 1/3 years, for this one night only very special event. Join band members Christoph Maubach, Gary King, Audrey Fine, Jon Madin and friends as they play all their hits, whilst enjoying a meal and a drink with friends. Everyone welcome!

    If you have any photos, articles etc regarding Shenanigans that could be used as part of a scrolling PowerPoint during the night, please email to admin@vosa.org or post to PO Box 4014, McKinnon 3204.

    Student Scholarship

    In memory of Jenny Fogarty, VOSA awards a scholarship to one full time student studying early childhood or primary school education. The awardee will receive complimentary registration for the entire two days of the ECCPA conference. For further details please click here.

    General Scholarship

    ECCPA Conference Scholarships are available to enable general class teachers & music educators around the world, with demonstrated financial need, to attend an ECCPA conference. These scholarships will contribute to the registration, travel, and accommodation costs up to AU$3,000. Strict guidelines apply. Please click here for further information.