MUSIC PLAY! – Two Day Conference – May 2020 (ACT)

Pls Note: CANCELLED/POSTPONED due to Covid-19 health precautions. 

ACTorff are delighted to present their first Early Childhood/Primary Conference.

Our guest presenter from Kentucky, USA is Dr Rob Amchin.

We also aim to have a myriad of Australian presenters – so stay tuned to our Facebook page and website.

Guest Presenters: Rob Amchin & Sara Glenie

Dr Rob Amchin is a Distinguished Teaching Professor and Concentration Coordinator in Music Education at the University of Louisville (KY). Dr Amchin teaches both undergraduate and graduate students in music education including Elementary General Music Methods, Secondary General Music Methods, an Introduction to Orff Schulwerk Course as well as graduate level courses in history, philosophy and research. Dr Amchin is an internationally recognized and sought-after teacher in Orff pedagogy. He has presented workshops and artist in residences, Orff teacher training courses and master classes throughout the US and around the world.

Sara Glenie has been teaching music at Grimwade House, Melbourne Grammar School for the past 13 years. She has also taught in secondary schools, kindergartens, childcare centres and tertiary institutions. Sara was a co-director of the environmental theatre company Vox Bandicoot and for many years she had run her own music studio teaching music to young children, with an environmental focus. Sara completed the Special Course at the Orff Institute in Salzburg and has taught recorder in the Orff Level Courses in Victoria. As well as teaching music, Sara plays the cello in various classical and folk groups.


Venue: Hughes Baptist Church. Wisdom Street, Hughes.  ACT

Date & Time:
Friday 15th May 2020, 8am – 3.30pm
Saturday 16th May, 2020, 8.30am – 4pm

Cost: Includes morning tea and lunch.


Members : $320  Non Members $360  F/T Students $280


Members : $210  Non Members $240  F/T Students $180

Please note, Orff NSW is offering KMEIA (Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia) our members’ rate!

Please note: we have applied for TQI approval for this course for both days.

Applications accepted and confirmed in order of receipt. Click here to download the flyer and register by post. 

Pls email the Treasurer for a school invoice.

Refunds: 80% of the conference fee will be refunded if cancelled before April 20th. No refund will be given after this date.

Contact: Administration/registration information – Antoinette Hildebrandt  or Ph: 0408 670 506

Course Convenor: Susan Curbishley Ph: 0423 147 970