Events (Old coming events)

RMIT Showcase

Thursday 17 October, 7pm

Hear the next generation of Melbourne’s sound artists and composers flaunt their talent on the Federation Bells. The night will feature the bells in performance with other instrumentation.

Free entry


Melbourne Music Week With Bells On

Saturday 23 November, 2pm-5pm

Think you’ve got what it takes to write a piece for the Federation Bells? The Melbourne Music Week With Bells On workshop is your first pit-stop on the road to success. Learn how to write for the bells using a digital audio workstation under the expert guidance of an experienced composer, and at the conclusion of the session hear your work played on the bells.

Whether you write sweet pop songs, classical symphonies or electronic music, this tutorial will allow you to unleash your creativity through writing for the iconic Federation Bells.

Further workshops will be held throughout December, January and February to help you refine and perfect your composition. Competition entries are due February 2014.

Held at the Arts Centre Melbourne’s, Digital Learning Hub (but meet at the Bells)

$15 per person. Book at   Limited places available


Federation Bells Composition Project

Arts Centre Melbourne and City of Melbourne present the Federation Bells Composition Project. A rare opportunity to discover the iconic Federation Bells. Use computer software to create your own compositions and hear them performed live on the Bells.

This is a full day workshop offered to school groups in 2013 and 2014.

fedbellsschoolsWHERE: Arts Centre Melbourne, Digital Learning Hub, Australian Ballet Centre Level 4
WHEN: 9.30am – 2.40pm, dates subject to availability
COST: $15 per student

More information: Watch a video about this project with the Arts Centre Melbourne’s Amy Bennett.

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