Featuring guest presenter David Banney(NSW)
Composer, Music Educator and Conductor
A past winner of the ABC Young Conductor of the Year Award, David has conducted many of Australia’s leading orchestras and ensembles, including the Queensland Symphony, the Queensland Philharmonic, the West Australian Symphony, the Canberra Symphony and Opera Queensland.
David is the Artistic Director and violist of the Christ Church Camerata, based at Newcastle’s Christ Church Cathedral. His compositions include orchestral, choral and chamber music. David’s deep interest in children’s music education was inspired by meeting Géza Szilvay, the great Hungarian violin pedagogue and creator of the Colourstrings curriculum.
He has spoken at numerous conferences in Australia, New Zealand and Europe on the subject of music education, and is a lecturer in musicianship, conducting and violin pedagogy for the Australian Kodály Certificate. David is a past Vice President of the Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia.
Registration inquiries: Margaret Lange
Phone: 0411 343 576