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Oboe – 2. High register, low register and airflow

Oboe

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High register, low register and airflow

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High register, low register and airflow

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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.

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Oboe – 2. High register, low register and airflow

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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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Art Bites in this series: 

Oboe

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 – 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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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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Clarinet articulation

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.

Duration: 
16:43
Video transcript – 
Clarinet articulation
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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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Practice series – 1. Warm-up and scales

Secondary music
Presented by 
Brad Lucas

A series of practice sessions to enhance your skills. So the next time your teacher, mentor, parent or tutor tells you to "practise, practise, practise!" you can do so with confidence, enthusiasm and purpose.

Duration: 
13:53
Video transcript – 
The practice sessions 1 - 1. Warm up and scales
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Warm-ups with violin and viola

Advanced music
Presented by 
Nicole Forsyth

An advanced string playing lesson of instrument and upper body warm-ups for viola and violin (upper strings).

Duration: 
23:49
Video transcript – 
Art Bites - Advanced string warm-up
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High school debating – 9. Defining a topic

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Hugh Bartley

This week Hugh sets up the topic 'That we should have mandatory parenting classes for all new parents'.

Duration: 
8:16
Video transcript – 
Defining a high school debating topic – 09. With Hugh Bartley
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Primary school debating – 2. Defining a topic

Upper primary debating
Presented by 
Indigo Crosweller

This week Indigo Crosweller defines the primary topic: 'That teachers should have to participate in all school sport and exercise classes just like students' (Hint: try writing your own definition for that topic before watching and then see how you compare to a great coach!)

Duration: 
6:25
Video transcript – 
Defining a primary school debating topic 2
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Trumpet – 2. The most important facet of trumpet playing. Air flow and support!

Secondary advanced music
Presented by 
Craig Mitten

Mastery of the use of air support is so important for trumpet players. This video provides students with invaluable opportunites to develop good air support by implementing various articulations using a simple chromatic run. Grab your trumpet and get ready to play!

Duration: 
5:34
Video transcript – 
Trumpet – 02. Developing consistency
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High school debating – 8. Stop rebutting yourself!

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Anna-Sophia Zahar

This week Anna-Sophia travels back in time to face herself in the 2018 Premier's Debating Challenge for Year 11 Metro final.

Duration: 
21:33
Video transcript – 
Stop rebutting yourself – secondary debating – 08. With Anna-Sophia Zahar
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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.

 
 

Characterisation – 11. Konstantin Stanislavski’s system of acting to create believable characters

Characterisation

11

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.

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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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Drama collection 1

Drama
Presented by 

We can learn so much from our young people. These four performances by infants/primary school groups from the 2018 State Drama Festival give plenty of food for thought.

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Dance collection 2

Dance
Presented by 

Many wonderful performances by public school HSC dance students from throughout NSW were showcased in Callback 2017 and 2018.  Here is a small selection along with the Featured Ballet Ensemble from the 2019 School Spectacular.

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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 2

Presented by 

Three 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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Dance collection 3

Presented by 

The 2018 State Dance Festival showcased many wonderful performances by public school ensembles from throughout NSW. Here's another small selection.

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NSW Premier's Reading Challenge and ART EXPRESS collection 2

Presented by 

Join Mem Fox as she talks about the books she loved as an Australian child growing up in Africa and her picture book 'I Am Australian Too' celebrating Australia's multicultural society for the 2017 Premier's Reading Challenge.

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