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Family Fun Day

Friday 26 April 2019 

Enjoy a live performance by B'Tutta!

FAMILY CONCERT

B’Tutta
When
: 10am–11am
Where: The Atrium

B’Tutta are a nationally renowned percussion ensemble with inspirations as diverse as Brazilian Samba and the vibe of Tokyo subways. Come and be introduced to a wide range of percussive instruments, and join in the fun of making music with this dynamic band. Suitable for all ages.

This event is sold out.


FREE FAMILY ACTIVITIES

On Family Fun Day you will be able to attend activities, workshops and pop-up concerts, all for FREE, between the hours of 11am and 3pm. Here is a sneak peak of the exciting things happening:

POP-UP CONCERTS

Teranga
When
: 12 noon–12:30pm, and 1.30pm–2pm
Where: The Atrium

Teranga’s West African percussion-based music is infectious, vibrant and lively. They’ll be popping up throughout the day to get us on our feet with their cool grooves and dance moves.

See Teranga at our pop-up concert!


MUSICAL ARTS AND CRAFTS

With Reverse Garbage and Brendan Smith

A Second Time Round
When
: 11am–3pm
Where: Level One Greenroom

Create your very own musical instrument using recycled materials. Let your imagination run wild as you explore the sounds made by different everyday materials as you repurpose them into a percussive instrument.

An Older Kind of Magic
When
: 11am–3pm
Where: The Atrium Hallway

Investigate found sounds in a DIY interactive percussion sculpture & installation environment. Select an object to add your own sound & rhythm to this orchestral junk assemblage.


MUSIC WORKSHOPS AND ACTIVITIES

Try an Instrument with Benedict G. Puglisi
When: 11am–2pm
Where: Recital Hall East

Learn all about double basses, from the materials used to make them, to the finished instrument. Have the chance to get up close and have a go, or try your hand at carving the wood used to make a double bass during one of Instrument Maker, Benedict G. Puglisi’s demonstrations. Double bass making demonstrations at 12:30–1pm & 1:30–2pm.

Singing and Craft Workshops with Musica Viva In Schools
When
: 11am–3pm
Where: Recital Hall West

Come and join the fun with Musica Viva In Schools. Learn a song together at singing workshops and get crafty and explore what music means to you.
Singing workshops: 11am, 12pm, 1pm & 2pm
Craft workshops: 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm

Theme and Variations Deconstructed Grand
When
: 11am-11:30am
Where: The Atrium

Rarely ever seen!

Get involved in the deconstruction of a grand piano as we pull it apart. Learn and see what will be revealed inside in this interesting hands-on talk with piano expert Ara Vartoukian. Learn more here!

Event date

Friday 26 April 2019

Venue

Sydney Conservatorium of Music
1 Conservatorium Road
Sydney NSW 2000

Activities

10am–11am: Family Concert, Sold out

11am–3pm: Fun Family Activities, FREE
(no booking required)