Two day workshop.
Friday 25th October 2019, 9:00AM – 3:30PM (Lunch provided)
Saturday 26th October 9:00AM – 2:00PM (Brunch provided)

Due to unforeseen circumstances at Cheryl’s school, we have had to postpone this workshop to first term 2020.

Please register your interest by contacting us at

Apologies to those who were planning for October.


What is included?

  • Two days of fun and exciting workshops with Cheryl,Tamara and your Music Teacher colleagues (details down the page)
  • Free Music Room resources – two levels of eMusic Room to use on your iPad, computer or Android tablet (value – more than $400)
  • All videos and powerpoints from the sessions.
  • Additional resources from Bushfire Press valued at over $500
  • Bonus session – Brené Brown’s Introduction to Daring Classrooms

Well over $1000 worth of extra value included!

if you bring a non-specialist colleague from your school with you,
they can attend at half price!

Who should attend?

  1. Primary Music Specialist Teachers.
  2. General primary classroom teachers with experience teaching music.

Music specialists are encouraged to bring along a general primary classroom teacher colleague
at a reduced fee to help build confidence in teaching music to their classes.

We plan to present workshops solely for non-music specialists in 2020.

What is being covered?

  • Unpacking Music Room to make the most of the resource.
  • Curriculum planning, assessment and mapping the Australian curriculum.
  • Using Music Room to develop creativity in your students using song-writing as a model.
  • Building confidence in your students using puppets and props.
  • Getting organised and staying organised in the Music room – sharing tips and tricks.
  • Advocacy – communicating the benefits of music education.
  • Using technology with Music Room.


Cheryl Burgemeister
Music Room expert
and Bushfire Press author.
Practising Specialist Music Teacher.
Tamara O’Brien
Orff Practitioner
and author of the We’re Orff Series.
Practising Specialist Music Teacher.
Sue Crock
Brené Brown Dare to Lead certified trainer.
Social Worker and Educator.

Is lunch included?
YES – lunch on Friday and brunch on Saturday.

To find out more or pre-register, email us at

Bonus Session – Introduction to Brené Brown’s Daring Classrooms.

Brené Brown calls herself a researcher and a storyteller. She is a research professor at the University of Houston specialising in courage, vulnerability, shame and empathy.
Her most recent book, Dare to Lead, is the culmination of a seven-year study on the future of leadership.

Brené has made a comprehensive range of resources available to all schools in her program, Daring Classrooms.

Sue Crock is a certified Dare to Lead trainer with experience delivering the program to government, industry and social service providers. She will introduce you to Daring Classrooms and workshop ways for you to provide spaces to “allow students to breathe, be curious and explore”.