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Musicland Choir and Friends

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Join Musicland Choir and friends for a singing session on Make Music Day! The Musicland Choir is a community choir held at Musicland every Thursday Night, and is going to be performing at Bebe’s Bar and Music within the Musicland Complex. The choir will be singing approx 6 songs, and individual singers from the choir will also be performing solo.
Starts at 7pm! 1359 Sydney Road, Fawkner 3060 #makemusicdayoz #makemusicday #makemusicday2018

“This is a CMVic coordinated event – see the full list of these here.”

The Caribbean Steel Rhythms Northcote

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The Caribbean Association of Victoria -CaribVic Inc.  has a Community Steelband based in Northcote Victoria.

The CaribVic Steelband consists of 23 recycled oil drums fashioned into chromatically pitched percussion instruments originating from Trinidad and Tobago in the West Indies, and from their inception in the 1930s, have been tightly tied to community, and inclusive of the socially disadvantaged. The CaribVic steelband’s repertoire encompasses Calypso,  Latin-style and Reggae as well as arrangements of more popular Western songs.

For performance purposes, the Steelband works best as purely instrumental.

However the Boite choristers known as Thursday’s Children will perform their repertoire of Folk songs during interludes.

 

Choose your own sing-along with Southern Voices Melbourne

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Everyone is invited to join Southern Voices Melbourne for a “Choose Your Own Sing-along”. In other words, everyone is invited to attend our regular Thursday night rehearsal, but you get to choose what we sing, from our vast repertoire. That’s right it’s a choose your own musical adventure! And we know how it will turn out – everyone gets to sing together and enjoy making music for Make Music Day 2018!!

Make Music Day in Thornbury

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A free concert of music provided in Thornbury.  Other acts that might include street performance would be welcome as an additional activity for Thornbury if there are artists that wish to contribute to this.

“This is a CMVic coordinated event – see the full list of these here.”

Fête de la Musique in Melbourne

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This winter, la Fête de la Musique is coming to the Alliance Française for a night of free music, mulled wine, and soupe à l’oignon – uniting French tradition with Melbourne’s rich music culture.

Also known as Make Music Day, the French celebration occurs every year on the 21st of June – the northern hemisphere’s summer solstice – and allows and encourages musicians to play outside in their neighbourhoods, public spaces and parks, where spectators can enjoy live performances, all for free. The Alliance Française will be adapting the event for the Melbourne winter, opening its doors, and providing the spaces for these concerts to take place, complete with mulled wine and French onion soup.

In keeping with the spirit of the event, a variety of musical genres will fill the spaces in the Alliance Française’s exquisite Eildon Mansion: from the old basement kitchen, to the grand staircase, with an exciting line-up of local performers (see below).

Our friends at Melbourne Accueil will be serving mulled wine, and traditional French onion soup will be available, prepared by renowned French chef Philippe Mouchel, with the kind help of French Assist. The Frencheese food truck will also be on site, serving warm raclette over potatoes and charcuterie, and the Crêpes for Change van will be serving hot crêpes!

Line-up:

La Nuit Blanche
Floyd Thursby
Joyce Prescher
Entropy Quartet
Chicken Wishbone
Rob DeMasi Music
Kathleen Halloran
The New Impromptu Quartet
Joloff Vibes
Huw Gregory & Marlene Samson Duo

Make Music Day Australia 2018 Sing and Play Session

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Come along and celebrate Make Music Day 2018 with us and join in on our FREE Sing and Play Session at Hawaiian’s Melville!!!

“Make Music Day is a free celebration of music making around the world on June 21st.” We would like to bring this opportunity of making music to the community here in Perth, by inviting parents and their children along to a FREE Make Music Day “Sing and Play” session at Hawaiian’s Melville. Bring along any instrument you have around the house whether it be a rattle, maracas, ukulele, tambourine, or even some pots and pans and join with us in playing and singing some of your favourite well known children’s songs. We will sing and play along to lots of songs you might already know and you might even learn a new song or two!

Your leading artists, Michaela Ivory otherwise known as “The Musical Mum” and Rebecca Flanagan from “Musical Experiences for Children” will be guiding you through the Sing and Play session and we look forward to making music with you and your children!

Music provides a multitude of benefits to young children by helping to develop language and literacy skills, aids in social and emotional development, improves fine and gross motor skills, enhances listening ability, as well as being fun, creative and joyful.

Make Music Australia Day at Bondi Pavilion

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Waverley Council will be celebrating Make Music Day by hosting community music groups in the Bondi Pavilion from 1.30pm on Thursday the 21st of June. Featuring performances from choirs and jazz bands to ukulele groups, the local community joins Waverley Council to celebrate the joy that music brings to everyday life. The concert is free and open to the public to attend.

Maxx Music Thursday Ukuleles Performance

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Come and see Maxx Music’s Thursday Ukulele group perform in Rouse Hill Town Square.  This vibrant group of musicians, all over the age of 55 years, started their musical journey exactly 1 year ago and this will be their first public performance together.   Be inspired and let your fingers and toes tap along to as they share some of their favourite songs.

Our Thursday Ukuleles is just one example of Maxx Music’s commitment to working with the community to encourage people of all ages to try something new and to start making music.