TAFE NSW- Lulu Ilanda ft Victor Jesus -‘Mathematician’
Recorded at TAFE NSW St Leonards Campus for Make Music Day 2023, Lulu Ilanda is a performer and songwriter from Ultimo Campus. Camera and vision mixing by Screen and Media students from St Leonards Campus. Staging and Lighting by Live Production Students from Nirimba and St Leonards Campuses.
The Young Ones – Happy Together
We’re a group from Sydney, Australia that call ourselves “The Young Ones”. We do guitar/ukulele jamming on Zoom weekly and in person once or twice monthly. We recorded this piece, “Happy Together” originally by The Turtles on Monday 17 April 2023 at a member’s residence in the suburb of Castlecrag in Sydney.
Ian Curry – If You Could Read My Mind by Gordon Lightfoot
This is my tribute to Gordon Lightfoot. Such a beautiful song…
Hal Leonard Australia- All is Found
The staff of Hal Leonard Australia celebrate Make Music Day 2023 with this rendition of All is Found from Disney’s Frozen II.
Matthew Nutley (piano)
Sam Cooke (flute)
Ethan Kapitanow – Detroit Rock City’s ‘Kiss’
Ethan Kapitanow is a 15-year-old guitarist, bassist and songwriter from Camden in Sydney, Australia.
He began his musical journey by posting cover videos and performing local shows around Western Sydney, before turning his attention to original music with the release of his debut single, ‘Heading to the City’ which was released digitally on multiple streaming platforms in early 2022.
Ethan is currently working on his debut album, which he hopes to have out by early 2024.
Kelso High Campus, Denison College – Drumming Circle
Choreographed chair Drumming, perfectly timed and rehearsed.
This performance is from the KHC Year 7 classes who worked on it for over a term. The piece consists of 4, 8 bar sections which are repeated and structured to create an amazing performance..
Filmed with a combination of Go Pro, still photography and drones.
TAFE NSW – Nebula’s ‘Wicked Game’
Recorded At TAFE NSW St Leonards Campus for Make Music Day 2023, Nebula is a three-piece band from TAFE NSW Nirimba Campus., Quakers Hill.
Film crew from St Leonards TAFE NSW campus and Sound and Lights from Nirimba Campus.
Mirette Fenhas – All Things
An Egyptian/ Australian song writer and musician playing mainly folk music, as well as soul, christian, pop and some jazz.
Mirette has been performing for 10+ years. She also plays live music for the COCOS homeless community every week.
SAYGE – Chicken Rag
SAYGE is a not for profit organisation, with the purpose to develop and encourage Guitar Ensemble experience for young classical guitarists in South Australia through local community performances.
Chicken Rag was written by SAYGE tutor, Marcus Kha specifically for the DreamBIG Gala Concert held at Adelaide Festival Theatre.
ARC Youth Ensemble – Seasons of Love
The Senior Youth Ensemble from ARC Children’s & Youth Choir, based in Preston, Victoria, singing ‘Seasons of Love’.
ARC is a community arts organisation that established this choir to provide an affordable and quality training choir for young people in Melbourne’s northern suburbs.
Seasons of Love from Rent the Musical by Johnathan Larson, arranged by Deke Sharon.
Logan Chan Etude Tableaux Op.33 No.8 in G minor (Rachmaninov)
15 year old Logan Chan began his piano lessons at the age of five. He has won many awards in eisteddfods nationally and in international competitions. These include Sydney Eisteddfods Piano Competition, Steinway Youth Piano Competition, American Music Talent Competition, New Talent British International Youth Music Competition, Crescendo the Little Mozarts International Competition and more between 2020 – 2023.
Clash of the Divas- It’s all about me
South West Sydney Orchestras – Rhyme time for Strings and other works
The 4 ensembles under South West Sydney Orchestras are South West Sydney Beginner Strings, South West Sydney Intermediate Strings, South West Sydney Philharmonic, and the new South West Sydney Youth Band.
They performed a new piece of music commissioned by SWSO and composed by Loreta Fin called ‘Rhyme Time for Strings’ and other works such as Brandenburg Concerto, Viva la Vida, and Stephen Chinn.
Redlands Coast Ukes – Smooth by Santana (feat Rob Thomas)
RCU (Redlands Coast Ukes) are a dynamic covers band based on the Redlands Coast near Brisbane. They were formed over 12 years ago as a community-based ukulele group united by a desire for music, fun and friendship. They now perform a varied and popular repertoire of hit songs from the sixties to now, incorporating great lead vocals and harmonies. Their range of instruments include all sizes of ukes, including solid-body electric featured on this piece, as well as cajon, congas and percussion.