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Big Gig 2016

The Music Engagement Program has been operating since 1984, supported by the ACT Government, developing scholarly and practical resources and training for teachers and providing music making opportunities which engage thousands of children and teachers every year.  The Big Gig

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Pasifika Music Outreach Tour!

We’re on tour this week with a fantastic group of high school students as part of the Pasifika Music Outreach Program! Click here for more information!

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Our busy last few weeks! SmArts and Boundless

The MEP team have been very busy during the last few weeks. On Friday, a number of the events we have been involved in wound up. We had the last session of the SmArts program which was fantastic fun. As

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Local, Loud and Proud Photos!

We’ve just uploaded a whole bunch of amazing photos taken by Stuart Hay from ANU Photography. Stuart has managed to capture the excitement, fun and joy that was so plentiful on the day. Have a look for yourself at the

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Phew! What a fantastic Big Gig!

Well, it’s all finished! The MEP team had a fantastic day at our “Local, Loud and Proud” Big Gig last Thursday. 2000 kids, 17 schools, an intergenerational orchestra, an intergenerational singing group, and so much more! Thanks to all who made

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Two days until the Big Gig!

The ANU Music Engagement Program Presents ‘LOCAL, LOUD & PROUD!’, an interactive concert for children and the community hosted by Georgia Pike, exploring songs that have been written, arranged or composed by people from the Canberra region. The concert will

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Podcast – Bathurst String Weekend

Yesterday, Susan West talked on the radio about the upcoming Bathurst Adult String Weekend. This string weekend is run by the Bathurst Conservatoriam every year with violinists Andrew Baker and Lauren Davis. This year the weekend is open to anyone regardless

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Canberra’s Calling to You!

On March the 10th we gathered a giant, intergenerational group of people. Our ages ranged from 4 years old to 82 years old! We were the opening group for the National Film and Sound Archive’s birthday gift to Canberra, Imagining the Capital:

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