Topics and themes of keynotes and workshops that I deliver are always tailored to the conference. Popular presentations draw from my years of high school teaching, teacher training and current doctoral work investigating how High School Music teachers use Digital Technologies in their classroom.  This is a continuation of  my masters research designing and leading a 20-week training course in Ableton Live and Push for High School Music Teachers. Other ongoing work details and my PHD study can be found on my 'About' tab. 

I also have limited spots for one-on-one tutoring for high school students and music teachers in Ableton Live and other Music technology. 
 

Available for full-time/part-time work from April 2022 when I complete my PHD and current work contracts.  

Head to my contact page to request a Keynote, Workshop or individual tutoring. (In person or online)

Guest lecture example:
Musical Futures #MFLearn19

This video was part of a guest lecture I delivered for a Musical Futures MOOC in early 2019. 

#MFLearn19 was a 'connectivist' MOOC,  a 6-week online course which focused on the informal learning practices of popular musicians. More information here

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UPCOMING

(TBC) "What's changed in New Zealand since Wise (2013)? Classroom music teacher beliefs and and pedagogies in the digital age. 
ANZARME Australia New Zealand Association for Research in Music Education (online)

30-31st October

"DJing Explained" and live DJ set

 MENZA Conference, Tauranga 11-13 October

Keynote "Music technology in Education"

Alternative Education National Conference, 30 Sept-1st Oct, Queenstown

"What impact does music-making in the real world have on classroom music? (New findings)
ANZARME Australia New Zealand Association for Research in Music Education -  Mahi Tahi Rua (Face-to-face Symposium Tauranga)

24-25 August

2021
2021

"Melodics and Ableton Live in the Primary Classroom"

Technology and Music TENZA Primary Conference 12-13 July

Music technology in the Primary Classroom

Independant Primary School Heads of of Australia (Online) 9 June 2021

"What impact does music-making in the real world have on classroom music? (New findings)

Teaching Music Online in Higher Education (Melbourne online) 4-5 June, 2021

Music Technology workshop with for pre-service secondary school teachers, 

Te Herenga Waka-Victoria University of Wellington, 15 April 2021

"What impact does music-making in the real world have on classroom music?
RIME Research in Music Education (Royal College of Music) (Online) 6-9 April

"Music education and and digital technology in the Secondary School classroom"
Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium XIII, Florida, USA (Online) 27-30 Jan

Music Technology strategic planning and training 

Nelson College, Nelson, 17 & 18 Marc

Composition workshop for Australian secondary school teachers 

Australian Society for Music Education (ASME) (Online) 19 April 2021

Music Technology workshop with for pre-service teachers, 

Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne, Australia 22 March

2020

"What to do teachers do teachers do and why?"
ANZARME Australia New Zealand Association for Research in Music Education (Online) + Mahi Tahi (Face-to-face Symposium Tauranga)

1-4 October

Classroom Music Pedagogy, Music Degree students

Te Herenga Waka-Victoria University of Wellington

"Ableton Live.....Meet the High School Music teacher!"
MISTEC Music in schools and teacher education - International Society For Music Education (online) 17-18 July 

"Ableton Live.....Meet the High School Music teacher!"

Teaching Music Online in Higher Education (Melbourne online) 15-16 May

17 Livestream Webinars as the MENZA Digital Kaiārahi for Music:

Zoom for Classroom & Instrument Music Teachers,

What are you doing? (Making a plan for online teaching)

Primary School Music specialists

Music Technology and Tools Part 1

Music Technology and Tools Part 2

Soundtrap for Beginners

Itinerant and studio teaching online

Developing music literacy: Online and digital tools

Loom: How to make short screen videos

Secondary Music teachers: Assessment and NZQA

Ableton Live basic introduction: What's possible?

Itinerant and studio teachers: Exams

Doing what you do, but in a digital environment

Ensembles for 0-2 years of tuition

Getting audio out of a Digital Audio Workstation

Music Educator community building

Livestreamed to MENZA Facebook + Zoom. 

BYOD student recording, Ableton Live and NCEA Music

Otaki 19th March

Whanganui 20th March 

2019

Keynote and Workshop: Music Making Technologies: Composing as a Digital Musician

Computer Science 4 High Schools Conference, Wellington

Keynote - How I got to where I am right now

Education 2 Employment (STEAM), Wellington

Through the Digital Looking Glass (Ableton Live)

Kids You're Okay (with Kath Bee)

Music '19, MENZA Conference, Christchurch

Classroom Music Pedagogy, Music Degree students

Te Herenga Waka-Victoria University of Wellington

The State of Music Education in New Zealand

The Phoenix Summit, Auckland

Recording Audio in a BYOD Environment

Nelson

Teaching and Assessing NCEA in a Rural Environment

Golden Bay

An Introduction to Music Technology tools

Southern Institute of Technology, Invercargill

What do you do with your Digital Musicians? 

Preparing teachers to learn and upskill in Music Technology.

EDNet DAYTIME, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane AUSTRALIA

2018

Computer Games - Tools for teaching Electronic Music Production

SAE Institute, Auckland.

Ableton Loop, Guest Educator

Los Angeles, USA. 

Ableton Live, Melodics and Electronic Music Production for Teachers and Students 

Bay of Islands, Kerikeri, Kawerau, Tauranga

Music Technology and Digital Music-Making

Tauranga, New Plymouth

What do you do with your Electronic Musicians?

EDNet DAYTIME, Sydney AUSTRALIA

2017

Top tips for Music Heads of Department

MENZA '17, Wellington

No Room at the the Inn (in my classroom)

EDNet DAYTIME, Auckland

Audio production in 'the box', Push vs Maschine Beat Battle

EDNet Music Mentor Symposium Melbourne, AUSTRALIA

Notion 5: Why you should change?

SAMR Ladder exercises for effective ICT integration 

Auckland

2016

Effective ICT integration for improved student outcomes

EDNet Daytime Brisbane, AUSTRALIA

Regional Arts Partnerships - Music and ICT Specialist

New Plymouth, Wellington, Blenheim, Christchurch, Hokitika, Invercargill. 

2015

Regional Arts Partnerships - Music and ICT Specialist

Wellington, New Plymouth, Nelson, Christchurch.