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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

Christmas Sharing

The sharing sheet for the November meeting is now in the members area. There’s some beauties to use in the music and movement lead up to Christmas!  There’s a couple on our Facebook page for you to check out!

Merry Christmas and happy holidays to you and your loved ones! Arohanui.

November 28, 2013   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

July Monthly Meeting

The July monthly sharing meeting will be at Helen’s.  Please let Lynda know if you will be there ahaed of time. Happy school holidays to all.

July 15, 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

Streets Children’s Day 2013

Lynda Skinner and Jody Keehan had a wonderful time dancing with teddy bears and playing musical parenting games at Children’s Day on Sunday!  They saw many music and movement families who were all having a blast. Thanks so much for coming along to the MoreFM Teddy Bear Picnic and having fun with us!!childrens-day-2013-lynda-and-jody.jpg

March 6, 2013   No Comments

CMPA 2013 Annual General Meeting

Hi folks.  The AGM for CMPA will be held on 20th March, venue to be advised (watch this space). 

Subs will be due on this date. 

Executive positions needing to be filled are President and Treasurer.  Please let Katarina know if you are interested in standing.  Thanks to Bev for her work as Treasurer over the last two years - outstanding effort!!

February 26, 2013   No Comments

Children’s Day

Calling all Musical Parenting members!  We will be doing the Teddy Bear’s Tango in South Hagley Park on Sunday 3rd March from 11.30 till 3pm at the Teddy Bear’s Picnic. come along and join us!  

February 12, 2013   No Comments

Julie Wylie on Concert FM Upbeat

Eva Radich interviewed Julie Wylie on Tuesday 29th January on Upbeat.

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February 4, 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