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Clarinet articulation

Clarinet articulation

Clarinet articulation

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Upper primary and lower secondary music
Presented by 
Rowena Watts

Join Rowena as she teaches you the fundamentals of air support and articulation on the clarinet. Learn the basics with easy-to-follow instruction, demonstration and exercises to try at home.

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Clarinet articulation

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Art Bites on demand

Art Bites invite students to join a choir rehearsal, dance ensemble, music practice, art club or a debating team meeting.

Each week The Arts Unit will schedule short video lessons in a range of areas to offer students a chance to engage in the co-curricular activities they are missing while learning remotely. Visit the Arts Bites page for more.

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Woodwinds

Beginner saxophone

Beginner music
Presented by 
Sam Weller

Join Sam Weller as he guides you through a beginner's saxophone tutorial.

Duration: 
24:54
Video transcript – 
Beginner saxophone
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Oboe – 1. Embouchure and finger technique

Upper primary and secondary music
Presented by 
Jono Ryan

Jono Ryan provides oboe players with practice tips to improve their embouchure and the cleanliness of their fingering.

Duration: 
8:43
Video transcript – 
Oboe – 01. Embouchure and finger technique
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Oboe – 2. High register, low register and airflow

Upper primary and secondary music
Presented by 
Jonathan Ryan

Practice tips and advice for oboe players working on  high and low registers and on controlling airflow.

Duration: 
15:35
Video transcript – 
Oboe – 02. High register, low register and airflow
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Oboe – 3. Preparing for our part in an ensemble

Upper primary and secondary music
Presented by 
Jonathan Ryan

In this third video, Jonathon shares technical advice to help young oboists prepare to do their best as part of an ensemble.

Duration: 
15:56
Video transcript – 
Oboe – 03. Preparing for our part in an ensemble
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Playing the recorder – 1. Hot Cross Buns

Lower primary music
Presented by 
Susan Sukkar

Learn to play the recorder with the first 3 notes: B, A and G.

Duration: 
7:21
Video transcript – 
Playing the recorder – Hot Cross Buns
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Playing the recorder – 2. Gently Falls the Rain

Lower primary music
Presented by 
Susan Sukkar

Another lovely melody using the first 3 notes: B, A and G.

Duration: 
8:50
Video transcript – 
Playing the recorder – 2. Gently Falls the Rain
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Playing the recorder – 3. Pease Pudding Hot

Lower primary/beginner music
Presented by 
Susan Sukkar

In this episode, we introduce the note C.

Duration: 
8:37
Video transcript – 
Playing the recorder – 3. Pease Pudding Hot
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Playing the recorder – 4. Bransle

Beginner music
Presented by 
Susan Sukkar

The fourth video of this series where Susan Sukkar teaches you to to play the recorder. In this episode, we have another tune from ancient times using four notes: BAG and C.

Duration: 
8:48
Video transcript – 
Playing the recorder – 4. Bransle
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Playing the recorder – 5. London's Burning

Beginner music
Presented by 
Susan Sukkar

The fifth video of this series where Susan  Sukkar teaches you to to play the recorder. In this episode, we play an old  favourite and introduce the low D.

Duration: 
12:49
Video transcript – 
Playing the recorder – 5. London's Burning
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Saxophone – Improv by ear

Upper primary and secondary music
Presented by 
James Loughnan

James Loughnan introduces saxophone players to the art of improvisation using well known tunes.

Duration: 
9:15
Video transcript – 
Saxophone – improv by ear
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High school debating – 6. Impromptu-ing with the stars – Justin Lai!

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Justin Lai

With the Plain English Speaking Award springing back to life we're dedicating this week to public speaking! Watch the 2018 national champion prepare and deliver an impromptu speech!

Duration: 
11:15
Video transcript – 
Impromptu-ing with the stars – secondary public speaking – 01. With Justin Lai
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Jazz dance K-2 – 1. Time to be awesome

Years K-2 dance
Presented by 
Charlie Watts

Find the performer inside you. Have fun warming up and learning a dance to the song 'Time to be Awesome'.

Duration: 
13:42
Video transcript – 
K-2 Jazz – 1. Time to be awesome!
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Characterisation – 1. Stereotypes

Secondary drama
Presented by 
Jane Simmons

Build engaging characters through role play and improvisation using voice, body and dialogue.

Duration: 
18:17
Video transcript – 
Characterisation – 1. Stereotypes
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African dance – 3. Kpanlogo Dance from Ghana

Dance, all ages
Presented by 
Lucky Lartey

Join in the Schools Spectacular African dance experience and learn an amazing routine from choreographer Lucky Lartey.

Duration: 
16:23
Video transcript – 
African dance – 03 Kpanlogo dance from Ghana
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High school debating – 7. Stop rebutting yourself!

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Kate Jackson

This week Kate revisits and rebuts her 2013 Junior State Debating Championships speech.

Duration: 
23:12
Video transcript – 
Stop rebutting yourself – secondary debating – 7. With Kate Jackson
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Choral singing tips – 04. Arranging a song

Music teachers
Presented by 
Ian Jefferson

Ian discusses his approach to arranging a piece of choral music for treble voices.

Duration: 
19:49
Video transcript – 
Choral singing tips with Ian – 4. Arranging a song
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Characterisation – 11. Konstantin Stanislavski’s system of acting to create believable characters

Characterisation

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Konstantin Stanislavski’s system of acting to create believable characters

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Konstantin Stanislavski’s system of acting to create believable characters

Secondary drama
Presented by 
Jane Simmons

In this episode we learn about the magic 'if' and  muscle and emotional memory.

 
 

Characterisation – 10. Konstantin Stanislavski fundamental questions

Characterisation

10

Konstantin Stanislavski fundamental questions

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Konstantin Stanislavski fundamental questions

Secondary drama
Presented by 
Jane Simmons

In this episode we explore Stanislavski's fundamental  questions and given circumstances.

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Lunch Bites on demand

Join us at lunchtime each Monday, Wednesday and Friday to experience outstanding student performances and presentations from The Arts Unit’s catalogue of festivals and events. If you can’t join us at lunch, drop by anytime. All of the Lunch Bites will be available on demand.

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Music collection 2

Music
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Musical highlights from In Concert 2018/2019 and Schools Spectacular 2019 featuring talented young singers and instrumentalists from NSW public schools.

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Public speaking collection 3

Presented by 

The final of the Multicultural Perspective Public Speaking Competition is a highly anticipated event. Join us for Part 1 of the 2019 State Final for Years 3 and 4 students.

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Highlights collection 3

Presented by 

Six weeks of Lunch Bites and there is so much talent to showcase. Here's a few to show how amazing NSW public school students are.

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Highlights collection 1

Dance, drama, music and visual arts
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Two weeks of Lunch Bites and so many highlights. Here's just a few to whet your appetite for next week's selection.

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NSW Premier's Reading Challenge and ARTEXPRESS collection 1

Premier's Reading Challenge and visual arts
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Join Gabrielle Tozer at the Sydney Writers' Festival as she talks about her experiences as an author, let Mick Elliott teach you how to draw the character that he created for the 2020 Premier's Reading Challenge poster and gain an insight into the creation of an ARTEXPRESS work.

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Music collection 3

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Musical highlights from Schools Spectacular 2019 and In Concert 2018 featuring talented young singers and instrumentalists from NSW public schools.

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22
 
June
 
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