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Sistema Scotland ‘Big Sister’ Nicola Benedetti meets our Pizzicato Effect students

Sistema Scotland 'Big Sister' Nicola Benedetti meets our Pizzicato Effect students
Coinciding with her visit to perform Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with Diego Matheuz and the Orchestra in early September, Scottish-born superstar violinist Nicola Benedetti visited Meadows...
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Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti brings brilliance to Beethoven, MSO and next generation.

Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti brings brilliance to Beethoven, MSO and next generation.
When Alexander the Great reached the greatest point of his empire, he reportedly wept because there were no new worlds to conquer. Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti might be forgiven for...
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Australia and Turkey – side by side

Australia and Turkey - side by side
  The ‘‘Side by Side’’ program takes its name not from the Collingwood club song but from Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the Turkish commander at Gallipoli. Addressing the mothers of...
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Cooking program aims to slash youth unemployment across Hume

A COOKING program has given at-risk youths the right ingredients for a job-ready future.
Cooking program aims to slash youth unemployment across Hume
And those behind the project hope it can curb Hume’s high youth unemployment rate. The Kitchen Academy Program — run by Glenroy-based Youth Projects — has provided 10 months of work...
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Listen and learn: Music for the brain

What does Mozart, Stephen King and Blur all have in common?
Listen and learn: Music for the brain
Music. Like good literature, it comforts the disturbed; disturbs the comfortable and gives voice to the secrets of the heart. Yet a single plaintive note, a whisper of a melody, goes where the boots...
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Collingwood and Essendon presidents visit Meadows Primary School for Anzac Day commemoration with Turkish Consul-General

Collingwood and Essendon presidents visit Meadows Primary School for Anzac Day commemoration with Turkish Consul-General
The school was visited by St Dominic's Primary School students, Collingwood and Essendon Football Club presidents Eddie McGuire and David Evans, and Turkish Consul-General Seyit Mehmet Apak....
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Music program with all the strings lets plucky pupils take a bow

Music program with all the strings lets plucky pupils take a bow
FOR half an hour once a week, students at Meadows Primary settle in for an instrumental music class. Taking up their violins, violas and cellos, the children learn their skills from some of...
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