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Speaker

Gary McPherson

Time

(Thursday) 9 Nov 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Location

Barker College
Leslie Hall
Corner of Chapel & Memorial Drive
91 Pacific Highway
HORNSBY NSW 2077

+ Add to Calendar 09/11/2017 07:30 PM 09/11/2017 09:00 PM Australia/Sydney Professor Gary McPherson - 'The Childhood Musician'

'The Childhood Musician' presented by Professor Gary McPherson, the Ormond Chair of Music and the Director - Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.  A world leader in this area, an evening not to miss.

Barker College Leslie Hall Corner of Chapel & Memorial Drive 91 Pacific Highway HORNSBY NSW 2077 DD/MM/YYYY

Professor Gary McPherson - 'The Childhood Musician'

From child to musician

Gary's talk will showcase some of the many benefits of learning music during childhood and adolescence. Included in his presentation will be an explanation ofresearch he has undertaken with children learning musical instruments & voice, and the attributes that impact on musical development and more general development during childhood and adolescence.

Questions to be explored include:

What can parents do to support their child's musical development?

 

What factors impact on a long term commitment to participate in music?

 

How do musical skills develop and unfold across time?

 

Gary will explain the lifetime benefits of learning music as a child that can sustain a love for music well into adulthood.