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Science of Sound – School Holiday Program

October 2 @ 10:00 am - October 3 @ 12:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until October 2, 2018

LEARN HOW TO BUILD (AND PLAY!) A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT OUT OF PVC PIPES

Students conduct experiments in pitch using pipes of different lengths to create a musical instrument.

Participants are given a video of themselves performing music on the completed construction.

Skills learned   –

  • Measuring pitch through wave-length analysis (on a handheld tablet, provided for the session)
  • Construction of a “thongophone” by connecting PVC pipes of differing lengths
  • Performance of a group ensemble piece   –   “Conservatorium Calypso

Classes run 10am – 12noon Monday October 1st or Tuesday October 2nd (select you preferred day)

Perfect school holiday activity for children aged 10 – 15

NECOM students              –              $25 for two-hour workshop

Non-NECOM students   –              $30 for two-hour workshop

Maximum of 20 students per day

Details

Start:
October 2 @ 10:00 am
End:
October 3 @ 12:00 pm
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Venue

NECOM
Corner of Mossman and Faulkner Streets
Armidale, NSW 2350 Australia
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Phone:
02 6788 2137
Website:
http://www.necom.org.au