What is the Sinfonietta Composition Project:
· A national project identiying composition talent –open to all Australian high school students. ·Students compose and submit an original piece based upona model work or composition ocus. ·It is supported by a preparation kit ull o practical activitiesuseul or teaching composition and an
accredited ProfessionalLearning seminar.
·Successul student compositions are workshopped by Richard Gilland members o Sydney Symphony Sinonia. ·Even i your students don’t enter the project, you can beneft romusing the Sinonietta Composition Project Resource kit in yourclassroom and consolidate your students’ learning by attendingthe open workshop as observers.
How to write counterpoint – activities inspired by Bach’sMusical Oering.
Friday 21 September – Entries CloseTuesday 13 – Thursday 15 NovemberSinonietta Composition Project in residenceat the ABC Ultimo Centre
To end the project, Richard Gill and members o Sydney SymphonySinonia will present an open workshop, which you can attend with yourstudents. Richard will unpack the composition principles o counterpointand orchestral arrangement using material rom Bach’s MusicalOering. Following this Richard and the musicians will workshop thesuccessul submissions with the young composers.
Thursday 15 November
1.30pm–4.00pmEugene Goossens Hall ABC Ultimo CentreTickets $10
Accredited Professional Learning SeminarsSydneyMelbourne
Friday 23 March1.00pm–3.00pm
Sydney Girls High SchoolCnr Anzac Parade &Cleveland StreetSurry Hills
Tuesday 27 March4.00pm–6.00pm
Melbourne High School Alexandra AvenueSouth Yarra
Wednesday 28 March2.00pm–4.00pm
Somerville House17 Graham StreetSouth Brisbane
Saturday 31 March1.00pm–3.00pm
Elizabeth College256 Elizabeth StreetNorth Hobart
Sinfonietta Composition Project Resource Kit
(includes registration to the SinoniettaProessional Learning seminars)
Sinfonietta Composition Project
Suitable for high school music students (Stages 5 and 6)and talented young composers.