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Our global conference

highlights research in online music teaching and …


are joining us from all over the world and have opportunity to network together in our online conference area.


Check out the schedule for keynotes and guest presenters.

Innovation & Futurecasting

We know we can’t predict the future, but together we can look to ways that can better support our music students. Our live stream events will provide opportunity for you to share your online music innovation and approaches for preparing our students and teachers for online learning.


Take part in discussions

We know that we love networking and chatting with others at conferences. Our online conference platform welcomes us to have online conversations and look for ways to collaborate in the future.

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Our Keynote Speakers



Dr Jennifer Lock

Dr. Lock’s is Vice Dean of Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary, Canada. Dr. Lock’s research interests include designing learning experiences in technology-enhanced learning environments, online collaboration, and one-to-one mobile computing.


Dr Andrew King

Dr King is the Head of the School of the Arts having previously led the music subject area. He has led major research projects funded by AHRC, the Arts Council, the Paul Hamlyn Foundation (via PRSF, Sound and Music) in the areas of online music education, psychological well being and evaluating the impact of composer residencies.

Dr Brad Merrick

Dr Brad Merrick is currently Senior Lecturer in Performance Teaching at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music at the University of Melbourne. He is a passionate educator and performer who has been involved in music teaching and performance teaching for many years.


Dr Carol Johnson

Dr Johnson’s (University of Melbourne) research is on teaching and learning music in the online environment and teaching and learning music ed tech innovations. Her recent research projects include online music orientations, virtual writing groups and exploring the online music teaching landscape in Australia and the United States.

Using research-informed practices can
support student and teacher well being.



If your presentation was accepted, please upload your presentation as per your email confirmation. Presenters enjoy all “Virtual Conference Delegate” items.


Virtual Conference Delegate

Online delegates receive access to view live stream keynote speakers, workshops, discussions and join in on the forum areas.

Conference platform opens May 8.