Resource Library

Enjoy an authentic MSO concert experience from the comfort of your classroom by engaging with our suite of exciting and inspiring curriculum-linked digital resources!

Resources are divided into three categories:

Discover 1. DISCOVER Inspired by MSO’s highly successful 2017 regional touring program, use this complete set of resources to design a music unit built around preparing and performing Eric Avery’s Yananha, a work in Indigenous language; recommended for students working at primary/early secondary levels, and teachers of either generalist or specialist backgrounds

Explore 2. EXPLORE Stand-alone resources to use in your classroom; recommended for students and teachers of any level of musical experience (includes interviews with musicians about concert preparation and instrument care)

Extend 3. EXTEND Now it’s time to engage with a full-length concert; recommended for secondary students and/or students enrolled in a specialist music stream


DISCOVER

Tianyi Lu’s guide to the Orchestra

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Teaching Guide: Primary

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Teaching Guide: Secondary

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Concert Preparation Guide

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Yananha Learning Resource

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Yananha Performance Practice Resource

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Yananha Piano Score and Lyrics

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EXPLORE

How Musicians Prepare for a Concert

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Regional Tour Schools Performance

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What can we learn about MSO Musicians and their Instruments?

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Interview with Prudence Davis, Flute

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Interview with Shane Hooton, Trumpet

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Interview with Brent Miller, Timpani

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Interview with Freya Franzen, Violin

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EXTEND

Regional Tour Full Performance

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Dvorak Serenade in D minor, Op 44

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Mendelssohn Concert Piece No 1 in F Minor, Op 113

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Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F

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Kats Chernin Ornamental Air

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If you have any further questions regarding resources, please do not hesitate to contact the MSO Education Department via phone (03) 9626 1216 or email education@mso.com.au.