Conference Resources

On this page you will find links to resources that are related to the various conference sessions and additional events.

The links will either take you to the document itself or to the presenters page where the document link is available.

Responsibility for the content of all documents remains with the relevant presenter who supplied the documents.

Pre-Conference
Masterclass with Brian Finlayson

Session 1.2
Keynote Lecture – Brian Finlayson
New online teaching course – Philip  Aird & Richard Crozier ESTA PG Cert 2019

Session 1.3
Keynote Lecture – Mark Laycock

Session 1.4
Australian String Quartet

Session 1.5
Violin Forum: moderator Zoë van Drunen Session Notes  Teachers Notes 1  Teachers Notes 2
Viola Forum: moderator Kierstan Arkleysmith, Bloch Suite for Viola Solo – Endings   Comparing 7 Methods  Comparing 7 methods Part 2  ASTA comparison handout  Extreme Scales ELLEN ROSE  Viola Excerpts Plus ELLEN ROSE  Viola from the start
Cello Forum: moderators Helen Holt and Louise Butler Teaching Bowing Skills
Bass Forum: moderators Nicole Strohfeldt and Christine Reitzenstein https://academicbassportal.com/  Bass forum notes

Session 2.1
Monday Morning Strategies: Practical suggestions for improving your orchestra – Mark Laycock
Set Up for Success: The Right HandBrian Finlayson
The Power of Play: Strategies for the studio violin teacher – Sheau-Fang Low
An introduction to Pereira Cello Technique – David Pereira

Session 2.2
Running a Successful Beginner Program – Loreta Fin
Violin masterclass (intermediate to advanced) – Brian Finlayson
My Brilliant Career: career development – panel discussion, with panel of tertiary teachers and others Running a Positive Teaching Studio 
Improvising and Electric Violin – Rupert Guenther

Session 2.3
School Orchestra Workshop (Intermediate) – Mark Laycock
Demonstration lesson (primary aged student) – Brian Finlayson
Coping with accompanists: Keys to successful collaborations – Gaby Gunders
Pedagogy tuition in Australian tertiary education – Goetz Richter

Session 2.4
Ten Strategies for Reinvigorating Rehearsals– Mark Laycock
Bass masterclass – Robert Nairn
Facilitating composition with your string ensemble – Karen Kyraikou
The Art of Vocal Fingering – fingering/string choices based on voice leading – Donald Maurice

Session 2.5
Violin Forum: moderator Zoë van Drunen Session Notes  Teachers Notes 1  Teachers Notes 2
Viola Forum: moderator Kierstan Arkleysmith Bloch Suite for Viola Solo – Endings Comparing 7 Methods  Comparing 7 methods part 2   ASTA Comparison handout  App s in the instrumental Lesson  Extreme Scales ELLEN ROSE   Viola Excerpts Plus ELLEN ROSE

Cello Forum: moderators Helen Holt and Louise Butler
Bass Forum: moderators Nicole Strohfeldt an d Christine Reitzenstein https://academicbassportal.com/

Session 3.1
School Orchestra Repertoire Reading Session – ‪ Mark Laycock
Set Up for Success: The Left Hand (equipment and accessories) – Brian Finlayson
Teaching music theory to strings – Lorraine Chai
Early Music  – Patrice Connelly, chair, including Robert Nairn, Donald Maurice and others

Session 3.2
School Orchestra Workshop (Advanced) – Mark Laycock
Demonstration lesson (primary aged student) – Brian Finlayson
Vamoosh! Creative ideas for beginners – Thomas Gregory
Lower Strings Methodology –Robert Nairn and Alvin Wong Academic Bass Portal

Session 3.3
Pablo Ferrández performance, interview by panel with Alvin Wong and other cellists

Session 3.4
AUSTA Forum: Set up for Success Helen Tuckey and other presenters for an exciting, future-focussed session Session Notes

Posters

Louise Butler – Captain Bent-Thumb games

 

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