WELCOME TO BIG NOTES

Big Notes 2011 was a smashing success, a massive thanks to all the artists and production staff involved.

Don’t just take my word for it though… check the video below!!

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BIG NOTES 2012

Tuesday September 11th 2012

HAMER HALL

THE ARTS CENTRE, MELBOURNE

A pulsating and upbeat musical event as thought provoking as it is entertaining in a 70 minute power packed concert in the State Theatre.

Featuring the music that has inspired musicians… and the music they write to inspire change in the world.

Big Notes is set to deliver a sublime mix of musical styles from roots and reggae to hip-hop and rock – sharing the power of their own stories and those of people who have inspired them…

Big Notes 2011 was an amazing experience, don’t miss Big Notes 2012 – Tickets on sale Term 1 2012!

Designed to further engage students troughout the term via this website, Big Notes promises to be an extraordinary music event.

GO ONLINE!

Regularly visit this site from early May to meet your Big Notes artists and get a background on the issues behind the Big Notes program.

DOWNLOAD!

Student and teachers will be able to download resource kits from the Big Notes website that provide a background into the 3 main areas of songs of significance:

  • Social Songs
  • Political Songs
  • Personal Response

Both introductory and extension activities for the classroom are available.

UPLOAD!

Students from schools attending the Big Notes concert can creatively participate in the program online by submitting video responses to the following question.

“…How has a song inspired you or changed the way you look at yourself/the world? …”

Schools can use their own video technology or have access to one of the Arts Centres easy to use OUTREACH AND ACCESS POCKET CAMERA VIDEO KITS. Responses will be posted on the Big Notes website and a selection will feature in the Big Notes concert!

To enquire about an OUTREACH AND ACCESS POCKET CAMERA VIDEO KIT
email: dan.west@theartscentre.com.au

GET INVOLVED!

Links to the artists, their music and social awareness action groups will also be available in 2011.

Student Video Responses Online

We have had some awesome video responses from students who are attending the Big Notes concert. Head over to the Student Video Response Page to check them out. See you all at the gig on Wednesday the 16th…

Candy B shouts out from backstage @ the Big Notes rehearsal

Meet your Master of Ceremonies for Big Notes – Miss Candy B!

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Here are some shots from the first rehearsal – it’s heatin’ up!!

Big Notes Artists Interviews Online

Hey there, I have just uploaded some fantastic videos of the Big Notes artists talking about themselves and their music. Head over to the new Artist Interviews page to check them out. Additional interviews will added weekly so stay connected to this blog leading up to the concert on the 16th of June.

Big Notes Teachers Resources Online

The Big Notes Teachers Resource Kit to accompany this event are available now. Head over to the Teachers Resources Page to check them out.

BIG NOTES CONCERT FLYER 2010

BIG NOTES, JUNE 16TH, 2010 AT HAMER HALL

A pulsating and upbeat musical event as thought provoking as it is entertaining in a 70 minute power packed concert in Hamer Hall.