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SongMakers Mentoring Next Generation of Music Stars

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Last month’s SongMakers program had music industry professionals zooming in from the mainland and Los Angeles to collaborate with Tasmania’s secondary school students. They wrote and recorded new songs, and shared insights about managing a creative career. “SongMakers is about helping young people express themselves through song writing,” explained program organiser Tina Broad. The program […]

Last month’s SongMakers program had music industry professionals zooming in from the mainland and Los Angeles to collaborate with Tasmania’s secondary school students.

They wrote and recorded new songs, and shared insights about managing a creative career.

“SongMakers is about helping young people express themselves through song writing,” explained program organiser Tina Broad.

The program was delivered remotely due to COVID-19. There were weekly webinars, online mentoring workshops, music classes.

Schools involved were the ones listed below. You can hear samples of their work by clicking on the links:

Taroona High, Hobart College 

Launceston College, Prospect High, Deloraine High, Riverside High

Don College

Launceston College, Deloraine High, Riverside High

Coronavirus was no barrier to delivering the SongMakers mentoring program.

Reflections from last year’s Tasmanian students
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Musicians who were involved in this year’s program

Source: Tasmanian Times https://tasmaniantimes.com/2020/09/songmakers-mentoring-student-musicians/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=songmakers-mentoring-student-musicians

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