Past Events

Sounds Great Conference

Start Date : 11 July, 2013 to 13 July, 2013
Presenter/s : Special Guest - Brent Holl
Time : TBA
Venue : The Arts Centre

Sounds Great is the Victorian state-wide music education conference. An extensive professional learning event that consists of inspiring keynote addresses, exemplary student performances, practical and theoretical breakout sessions, a trade exhibition and social activities.


Sounds Great explores pedagogy, curriculum approaches, rehearsal and conducting techniques, repertoire, jazz and improvisation, music advocacy and technology. The expertise of the local and international presenters is rich and varied. The depth and breadth of professional learning opportunities at Sounds Great is extraordinary. Sounds Great is a meeting place for all music educators from Government, Catholic and Independent schools, a bringing together of instrumental and classroom music teachers from prep to VCE – for all methods and all philosophies of music education.


Streams include:


Strings (AUSTA)
Band (ABODA)
Choral (ANCA)
Technology (Digital learning hub)
Primary (VOSA & KMEIA)
Secondary Creative (aMuse)
Music Theatre (Hal Leonard, Arts Centre & aMuse)


For the primary stream there will be workshops by VOSA and KMEIA.  Brent Holl will be VOSA's guest presenter and he will present two 75 minute sessions and a keynote address and concert.


Keynote Presenters: Richard Mills, Peter Boonshaft, Brent Holl, Ralph Hultgren, Ros McMillan


VOSA acknowledges and thanks aMuse for their financial support in helping bring Brent to Australia for this conference.


For more information or to register please visit the Sounds Great website by clicking here


To view the conference program please click here

Cost : Full registration - $395
Day registration - Thurs or Fri - $195
Day registration - Sat - $180
Attend any two days for $295
Full time undergraduate tertiary students may attend for half price. Student ID required.

Contact Information:

61 3 9349 1048
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