This event will unfortunately not proceed due the restrictions of the current NSW Public Health Orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our Box Office team will be in contact with you in due course to discuss either rescheduling of your tickets or processing of a full refund.
Riverside Theatres and SIMA Presents
Cool for School
EVAN MANNELL AND NEAL SUTHERLAND – RHYME AND REASON
Give your students the unforgettable taste of an intimate jazz club environment. Inspire them in their music studies and practice with our engaging and interactive Cool for School concerts and workshops series.
Uncover and identify some of the most common and useful rhythms found in modern genres including R&B, hip hop, jazz, rock and dance music with leading drummer Evan Mannell (Angus and Julia Stone, Jimmy Barnes, Katie Noonan, Kasey Chambers) and Aria Award-winning bassist and producer Neal Sutherland share their extensive knowledge and music industry experience.
In the workshop, your students will learn how to create new music using old sample tracks and participate in body percussion, vocalisation and transcription exercises. They will also get an opportunity to listen to recorded examples, programmed loops and live performance on drums, electric bass, MPC (sampler) and Logic/Mainstage (computer software).
Patrons will be seated in line with NSW Public Health Order and/or Guidelines in place at the time of the performance occurs.
NSW Health regularly updates areas where there may be concerns regarding potential case transmission of COVID-19. Prior to attending your performance, we suggest patrons check the latest Case Alert Updates from Health NSW and follow the instructions regarding Close Contacts and requirements for self-isolation and/or COVID testing as stipulated by Health NSW and the current NSW Public Health Orders. Please note that patrons who have visited any identified alert area must NOT attend public performances or gatherings of any type. If you have any questions and would like to discuss this with a member of our team, please contact our Box Office staff on 02 8839 3399 or email BoxOffice_Riverside@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au
Riverside Theatres is registered with the NSW Government as a COVID Safe venue. Our COVID Safe plan was developed in line with federal and state government health guidelines, and following consultation with Live Performance Australia, other NSW venues, and various government bodies, on enhanced health, hygiene and safety measures. These measures include: defined audience capacity; social distancing; wearing face masks; mandatory Service NSW QR code registration check in; extra cleaning; increased sanitisation of high-touch surfaces; the provision of hand sanitiser, anti-bacterial wipes and hand washing facilities throughout the venue; traffic management plans to alleviate congestion in public spaces.
Please review our Patron Safety Information before you visit us at Riverside.
It is also important that if you are unwell you stay at home. We have updated our ticket conditions and our Box Office team are available to talk through possible exchange and refund options. You can contact the Box Office on 02 8839 3399 or email BoxOffice_Riverside@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au
Thank you for keeping our community safe.
Drums and Percussion
MIDI Production Centre, Bass Guitar, Keyboard and Synthesiser
SUITABLE FOR YEARS 7 – 12
(Stages 4 – 6)
According to the exemption under the public health order (COVID 19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order (No 7) 2020 (NSW) under the Public Health Act 2010 (NSW), issued on February 1 2021, organised groups who enter a premises as part of a school, child care, aged care or disability group are not required to provide the premises with contact details of every person in their group. This is subject to the following conditions:
- It is duty of the group organiser (teacher or carer) to keep an electronic record of the entire group and their contact details for 28 days after the event.
- The group organiser must provide the premises (Riverside Theatres) with at least two contacts to make available to NSW Health.
Curriculum Links and Resources
Download the Curriculum Links here: Cool for School 2021 Curriculum Links
1 teacher free for every 20 students booked.
For further information and to book please contact our Education Booking Coordinator on 8839 3308 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or fill in our Schools Bookings Form here.
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