After 8 amazing years at the Abbotsford Convent, The Song Room will be re-locating to Prahran to further develop and grow our vision to engage young people through creativity.
The Song Room sent out a call, and we got an amazing response! We set a goal to raise $50,000 in order to provide students from Yipirinya School in Alice Springs teaching artists and resources to inspire creativity, and we made it!
Although only being launched in mid 2013, ARTS:LIVE is currently being used in over 2,000 Australian Schools. Now, The Song Room is proud to present ARTS:LIVE University, an initiative available to support pre-service teachers and university Faculty of Education staff in Arts Education.
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Approximately three in four Australian children are currently missing out on music education in schools. Learn more
Australian children from low-income households on average don’t do as well at school as those from homes with higher incomes. Learn more
Indigenous children are less likely to take part in early childhood education, which makes their first year of school all the harder. Learn more
Many Australian children face long-term disadvantage from poor access to quality education resources. The Song Room provides programs to help improve the school grades and confidence of children in some of the most disadvantaged groups. Learn more
Research shows that involvement of students in arts and music programs has been shown to increase academic achievement Learn more
Our music and arts-based programs have been independently proven to help increase children’s literacy and numeracy levels at school. Learn more
The Song Room works in partnership with local Indigenous communities through their local schools to tailor programs based on their specific needs. Learn more