Junior Day

 Saturday July 6, 2019


Venue: Joseph Post Auditorium (Conservatorium High School)
Collect your name badge at the registration desk in the foyer of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. You will then be taken to the Joseph Post Auditorium.

  • The Junior Day is open to players between 8 and 16 years old with a minimum equivalent playing standard of approximately 3rd grade AMEB/ABRSM/Trinity.
  • To register for the Junior Day, go to the Registration Page.
  • Fill in the online Junior Day Health form at the bottom of this page.
  • Parents are welcome to sit in on the Junior Day (no fee).
  • Juniors wishing to attend the Junior Day and the Main Festival should call the Open Academy on 02 9351 1209 once they have enrolled in Junior Day to get a discounted price on Main Festival enrolment.
  • Juniors under 16 years of age need to be accompanied by an adult if attending the Main Festival. The accompanying adult needs to be registered for the Main Festival (Parent Concession rate).
  • Please call the Open Academy on 02 9351 1209 to register as a Parent attendee for the Main Festival.

8.00-9.00 Registration
9.00-9.30Welcome and Warmup
Warmup, Ice Breakers and Games
9.30-10.15Flute Technique
The Serious Stuff
We'll wizz through fundamentals of achieving good tone, articulation and breathing
10.15-10.45Flute Choir
11.00-11.45Fluting Fairytale
Explore dynamics, colour and extended techniques
A fairytale is narrated and you provide the accompaniment
11.45-12.15Flute Demonstration
Flutes weird and wonderful
Learn about flutes from around the world, flutes of all sizes and some very unique instruments
12.15-1.00Flutes from the Movies

What's it like to be a session musician?

We'll get into groups, make a short film and set it to music

Learn sightreading tips and play along with some well know film soundtracks

Buddy up! 
We'll split into small groups and prepare challenging music to perform
2.30-3.15The Wrong Concert
Come and hear professional flute players play the worst concert of their lives!
It's up to you to put them right
3.15-3.45Flute Choir
3.15-4.00Parent Session
Fife lessons for all - a Festival tradition
Parent Q & A followed by their very own group fife lesson. Adults get to see first hand, the challenges of learnng the flute and ask any questions.
4.00-4.30Rehearsal for Junior Concert
4.30-5.30Junior Concert

Junior Day Online Health Form

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Parent/Guardian's Name

Parent'Guardian's email

Parent/Guardian's Mobile

Does your child have any medical condition(s) or health concerns we should know about?  

 If yes, please supply details:

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I, the Parent/Guardian, give permission for my child to attend the Australian Flute Festival.  I understand that all due care will be taken for the welfare of my child while they attend the Festival. I release the Australian Flute Festival and their representatives from liability in case of an accident during activities related to the Australian Flute Festival.