I’m so happy to have Emily Dollman on the podcast today and we’re talking all about how to build partnerships between music organisations. Emily is the head of music education and pedagogy at the elder Conservatorium of Music at the University of Adelaide. She is also the artistic director of the open Music Academy, which we’ll be talking about in this episode. Emily’s background combines experience as a professional violinist working at the international level with a long standing commitment to music education and instrumental pedagogy. As an academic, Emily has focused her research on models of partnership between music organizations. She’s committed to strengthening the role of participatory music making in society that has worked with students ranging in age from primary school to tertiary level as an instrumental teacher, examiner, conductor and lecturer.
- Emily’s life, work, and education before taking on her role at the University of Adelaide Elder Conservatorium.
- The importance outreach and education in Institutions to bring in a younger audience.
- Her musical experience and educational background.
- Her thoughts on how Bach feel with how music turned out in the last 200 years.
- Emily shares more about the Open Music Academy program and its goals.
- South Australia’s funding situation for music, music teachers, particularly in primary education.
- Things to expect from their creative workshops.
- Building partnerships between music organisations.
- Emily tells us more about the importance of a linked-up music ecosystem.
- The different music courses they offer, what they look like, and the things you can learn from it.
- How they connect their pedagogy students with instrumental teachers.
- Advice for music teachers who have had challenging years.
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Emily Dollman is the Head of Music Education and Pedagogy at the Elder Conservatorium of Music, University of Adelaide. She is also the Artistic Director for the Open Music Academy, a TEQSA Expert Adviser, a Council Member for ASME SA and a Board Member for AMEB SA. Emily’s background combines experience as a professional violinist working at the international level, with a long standing commitment to music education and instrumental pedagogy. Emily has worked with leading orchestras and chamber ensembles in Australia, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. These also includes Adelaide Baroque, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, The Hanover Band, and the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra.
As an academic, Emily has focused her research on models of partnership between professional music organisations and music education providers. Emily is committed to strengthening the role of participatory music making in society and has worked with students ranging in age from primary school to tertiary level as an instrumental teacher, examiner, conductor and Lecturer. Emily is in demand as a speaker and presenter. She has given presentations in recent years for the Music Teacher’s Association of South Australia, Musica Viva and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra’s Professional Pathways Program.
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