Connect – empower – inspire with music
Jill Holland is passionate about sharing the beauty of song and music, into educators and children’s lives. She enjoys empowering others to find their own unique voice, whether it be educators planning and implementing their own music programs for children, or children becoming confident to sing and say with joy, and connect with others.
Jill is a flexible and adaptable workshop facilitator, who has worked in a variety of professional learning settings, including:
Jill is a Commissioner of the Early Childhood Music Education Commission (ECME), of the International Society of Music Educators, and is aware of current research in early childhood music education. She has made a significant contribution to the recent international virtual seminar, Making Voices Visible in Early Childhood Music, held in July 12 – 14, 2022, and hosted by the University of Sydney and the ECME Commission.
Jill also mentors undergraduate students on their Professional Experience journey, and connects music practice to the Early Years Learning Framework.
A general workshop for educators who work with children Birth to 5 years, including singing, saying, moving, creating, playing percussion, resources, music and picture books.
Fun music experiences to promote relationships, especially for infants and toddlers
Strategies to encourage children to explore their vocal range
Strategies to encourage children to contribute their ideas
Strategies to encourage children to use their speaking voice and singing voice
Through the program, educators may develop:
All music activities are implemented in the context of play-based learning.
This has the benefit of making the music meaningful and memorable, strengthening relationships between children, their peers, and educators (EYLF, Outcome 1, secure, respectful, reciprocal relationships).
Niland, A. (2015). Row, row, row your boat: singing, identity and belonging in the nursery. International Journal of Early Years Educations, 23,(1), 4-16.
Face to face workshop
I am fully vaccinated with proof of vaccination.
The workshop will be run according to Covid restrictions at the time.
Length of Session can be adapted according to your centre’s context and requests.
Suggestions include: 1.5 hours workshop - 2 hours workshop or Half Day workshop
Time as works for you.
Suggestions include: 6.30pm to 8.05pm (5 minutes short break) or as agreed.
An open space is needed as educators will be moving around.
Availability: Early evening eg. from
I am a strong advocate for music in early childhood, particularly singing, and I would enjoy sharing music with you and your educators.
$100 AUD is required by direct deposit to confirm the date (which can be changed if needed), account details below. $50 AUD will be refunded if the workshop is cancelled by your service, and a complete refund will be paid where I need to cancel due to the unexpected.
If I can be of any assistance, or answer any questions, please let me know, my email and mobile are below.
I look forward to hearing from you.
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