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Musical Parenting classes 2016

Check out the list of classes in your area.   There’s plenty of music happening in Canterbury!

March 9, 2016   No Comments

Sharing Sheets

Sharing Sheets are now in the members log in area for March and April 2014.

Remember to look on the web for resources. DLTK website has all kinds of pictures and idaes to download.  You Tube can be a good resource to find songs that you can then adapt the speed or words and sing them yourself.

April 27, 2014   No Comments

Playgroups and Pre-school music programme Workshop

Playgroups and Pre-school music programme Workshop flier

A valuable opportunity to connect with other similar souls running community play and music groups around Canterbury is being hosted by Anna from SKIP.

April 27, 2014   No Comments

Suzie and Phil are back in Christchurch with a new teaching resource!

Don’t miss Suzie and Phil’s ‘Beat Street’ Workshop on Thursday 6th March 4 to 8.30pm at Chisnallwood Intermediate. check out the flier! 


Tune Into Music is excited to presentBeat Street!A music professional development workshopwithSusie Davies-Splitter and Phil SplitterThursday 6 March 4.00-8.30pmChisnallwood Intermediate Performing Arts Centre Come along and have some serious fun and get some great ideas to rejuvenate your music programme Put the beat in your hands and your feet as you sing, move, dance and play new tunes and old favourites. Have fun with songs, stories and dances about dinosaurs, elephants and pirates and learn skills for life through musical play in this highly engaging workshop.  Suitable for teachers working with 4-8 yr olds. 

ENROLMENT FORMBeat Street – Thursday 6 March 2014 Cost:      Before Feb 22nd               $40 MENZA and ONZA members; $50 Non-members                After Feb 22nd                  $50 MENZA and ONZA members; $60 Non-members (Cost includes a light tea) Find out more information about MENZA and ONZA Name ______________________________­­­_______ Email address_______________________________School _____________________________________________________________________Phone nos : (daytime)_______________ (evng) ________________________________ Enrol online at http://www.tuneintomusic.co.nz/booking-form and pay online into TUNE INTO MUSIC account ASB 12-3147-0401144-00 or make out a cheque payable to ‘Tune Into Music’ and post, together with enrolment form, to: Celia Stewart, 254 Tancreds Rd, RD 2 Christchurch 7672. Enquiries to Celia celia@xtra.co.nz 027-529-9000 

About Susie Davies-Splitter & Phil Splitter
Susie is a music and movement educator, Orff practitioner, musician, award winning composer and past- president of the Victorian Orff Schulwerk Association. Phil is an award winning composer, writer, performer and presenter as well as a talented musician and entertainer. Susie and Phil have spent more than 20 years developing the popular ‘Welcome to Music’ series of CDs and books for preschoolers and school aged children. They have conducted professional development workshops and courses, ‘MusiKeynote’ presentations for conferences, preschool music classes, artists in school programs and children’s concerts around the world. www.welcometomusic.net 

January 27, 2014   No Comments

Up to date sharing sheets for CMPA members 2013

All sharing sheets for 2013 are available as pdf files under your member log in.  If you are a current member and have forgotten the password please get in touch with Jody.

There’s some great ideas, including ways to use Julie’s latest CD!!

The CMPA memebers Christmas get together and last sharing meeting of the year is on Wednesday 27th November at Julie Wylie’s home.  Contact Lynda if you need the address.  


November 13, 2013   No Comments


National PD Day Flyer


NATIONAL PD DAY –  May 10 & 11 – Plan for Canterbury

Chisnallwood Intermediate, Breezes Rd, Christchurch

FRIDAY 10 May – 9.30am-12.00pm

  • Workshop 1: Music technology to support learning – Judith Bell
  • Workshop 2: Traditional African drumming-Doug Brush
  • Workshop 3: Games and Simple Composition-Jannette Aldridge

1.00pm- Plenary with Ravil Atlas – learn the Hook Line and Singalong song

FRIDAY 10 May - 1.45-3.45pm

  • Workshop 4: Moments of success and triumph in Junior School music-Dale McKay
  • Workshop 5: Primary Choirs – What about warm-ups?-Heather Libeau-Dow
  • Workshop 6: The Magic of Story-Sharon Moreham

SATURDAY 11 May 9.30am-12.00pm

  • Workshop 7: Rocking and Swaying, Singing and Saying - Julie Wylie & Louise van Tongeren

SATURDAY 11 May 1.00pm-3.30pm

  • Workshop 8: This is the way we sing and play: Julie Wylie & Louise van Tongeren

Cost for full day: $45 MENZA members – $70-non members

Cost for single workshop: $25-MENZA members – $40-non-members (includes plenary with Ravil Atlas)

BYO LUNCH but drinks and morning and afternoon tea are supplied.

NB Please indicate your workshop options on your registration form.

go to www.menza.co.nz

April 7, 2013   No Comments

The Art of Listening

Active listening is a skill we all need to develop to help us our whole lives. Julie Wylie tells us why it’s so important to use this skill when attending music classes with your child.

Developing The Art Of Listening

February 4, 2013   No Comments

CMPA Annual General Meeting 2012

CMPA March newsletter

Due to the earthquake and the sad demolition of the Christchurch Music Centre we are now running our meetings in members homes on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.

Our AGM will be held on Wednesday 21st March at Helen’s place 132 Sutherlands Road, Halswell at 7:30pm.  The meeting will be followed by our music sharing meeting.    

Our membership form has been updated and we welcome all new and old members to join us or go on our emailing contact list for Music and Movement events in Christchurch.

This year we are planning a workshop in June and we will be celebrating our 20th Anniversary. 

Bev Wenmoth

339 8969

Judi Cranston Workshop   Babies to 6 years

presents an informative, fun and practical 90 minute music education workshop for Teachers and Parents, outlining the benefits of music education and teaching some fantastic new songs.

Lots of GREAT ideas. $35 pp. (Students and Seniors $30)

Chisnalwood  Intermediate   Wed 28th 7-8.30 pm

PERFORMING ARTS ROOM Breezes Road, Aranui, Christchurch

Cashmere  New  Life  Church   Thurs 29th 7-8.30 pm

Cnr Colombo St & Malcolm Ave, Christchurch Contact Judi   http://www.kindyrock.co.nz/ 09 292 2121 office@kindyrock.co.nz

March 19, 2012   No Comments

CMPA September Meeting

The monthly sharing meeting for September will be held on Wednesday 21st september at 7.30pm at St Joseph’s Parish Centre, Vagues Road, Papanui. See you there!

September 20, 2011   No Comments

Musical Parenting Newsletter October 2010

Link to the latest CMPA Newsletter: CMPA October Newsletter

October 19, 2010   No Comments