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  • Canberra Grammar School 40 Monaro Crescent Red Hill, ACT, 2603 Australia (map)

PRESENTED IN association WITH CANBERRA GRAMMAR SCHOOL and MUSICA VIVA IN SCHOOLS

Concert 16

Where does music come from? How do we learn it? How do we write it down? How do we teach it? This Education day features presentations and discussions with composers Mary Finsterer and Ned McGowan, as well as other festival artists.

From the Quill to the Cloud

Master of Ceremonies Julian Day will introduce a series of presentations that highlight the relationship between music and technology through the ages, featuring:

Benjamin Bagby:
The oral traditions and the early history of Western notation

Simone Vallerotonda and I Bassifondi, lute, theorbo:
Music in the wake of the printing press –
16th century part books and tablatures

Adrian Brown:
A garden of earthly delights –
performing historical popular music today

Ned McGowan:
From analog to digital: modern notation and recording technology,
self publishing, and the meeting of sounds acoustic and electronic

Followed by a Q&A with the artists and
Mary Finsterer, composer in residence

ADULT $55, CONC. $50, U30 $30, U18 $25, STUDENT RUSH $25

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Earlier Event: May 3
The Aspirations of Daise Morrow
Later Event: May 4
Sunset