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The Song Room and Guitars Gathering Dust Bring Christmas to CELS Craigieburn Students

This week, The Song Room and Guitars Gathering Dust visited students at Collingwood English Language School (CELS) – Craigieburn Campus, bringing 20 refurbished guitars for students to use in the new year. Students at CELS Craigieburn have been learning how to play the ukulele and sing in their Song Room program this year. Many of […]   Read full article →

The Song Room Celebrates Friendship and Connection in Children’s Week

  On 28 October, students from across Australia joined soprano and cabaret star Ali McGregor for our Children’s Week virtual event, Celebrating Creativity and Connection! The virtual event, which The Song Room hosted with the support of a2 Milk, celebrates students’ learning and achievements in 2020. Students have been working hard with their Teaching Artists […]   Read full article →

ARIA Music Teachers of the Year Award

Congratulations Scott Maxwell 2018’s ARIA Music Teacher of the Year!

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 →

Give today and help kids perform… on the stage and academically

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 →

Children's Week 2018

The Listies Make a Scene at Children’s Week!

The Listies are the undisputed Kings of Icky! And let’s face it, what kid doesn’t want to gross out the adults from time-to-time with vomit, farts and wobbly intestines! The popular children’s theatre-makers and authors have partnered with The Song Room to create a new digital arts learning resource for teachers. The Listies Make a Scene was launched today […]   Read full article →

St Theresas Spotlight

The Power of Teaching Artists

The positive effects of The Song Room’s program are felt well beyond the classroom. Our Teaching Artists help to build confidence, self-esteem and critical thinking skills in students – all while they’re participating in one of the most important parts of childhood, play. Literacy and numeracy skills are incredibly important to develop, but it’s often […]   Read full article →

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