Two new board members join The Song Room – an award-winning performer and a First Nations education advocate.
We are thrilled to announce that Ali McGregor and Hayley McQuire will join our Board of Directors with a commitment to bridging the education equity gap faced by Australian children experiencing disadvantage. The two passionate leaders bring a wealth of experience and expertise from the Arts and Education sectors to The Song Room. Ali McGregor […] Read full article →
This year we have been reminded of what it is to be challenged, and why it is so important to support one another with compassion and courage in difficult times. Joy, connection, and hope are more than seasonal sentiments, they are ideals that can change lives. This festive season, as we recover from a year […] Read full article →
On Wednesday night’s star-studded ARIA Awards, Scott Maxwell from Mount Gambier, South Australia was presented with the 2018 ARIA Music Teacher of the Year Award, sponsored by Telstra! Scott is a pivotal figure in the Mount Gambier music community, not only going above and beyond for his own students in his role at Grant High […] Read full article →
I would like to introduce you to Ben. He is 8-years-old and in Year 3. At school, the other kids wouldn’t talk to Ben. He felt vulnerable and avoided talking to them. For a long time, Ben felt isolated and didn’t want to go to school to learn. However, he also faced challenges at home. […] Read full article →
Do you know an incredible music teacher? The Song Room and ARIA are excited to announce that nominations for the second ARIA Music Teacher of the Year Award, Sponsored by Telstra, are now open! Last year, Renée McCarthy from Woodcroft College in South Australia had the experience of a lifetime, becoming the first ever ARIA […] Read full article →
Two remote Indigenous school communities in the Northern Territory’s Katherine region are working with The Song Room in their schools on creative learning programs designed to increase school attendance and connection with the communities. Funded by Communities for Children facilitating partners, The Smith Family, The Song Room’s Teaching Artist Ed Gould has been working at […] Read full article →