We are so excited to launch Rosewood at Home!
We’ll be holding a heart-warming three-hour concert to remember why we love our music camp experience.
The Rosewood at Home Concert will be on Sunday 18 October from 3 to 6 pm.
There are a range of activities that you can be involved in leading up to the concert that will enable you to make your musical or artistic contribution. Read on.
What you need to do …
To be involved … you must first REGISTER for Rosewood at Home using this Trybooking link: https://www.trybooking.com/BLGMU
Once registered, you will get more information about how to be involved.
Second, when you register choose one or more from the below:
See the end of this email for more details of each of these activities.
Registrations close 8 pm Friday 16 October – however you need to register early to be involved.
No camp fees apply this year, but donations are welcome to help us cover the costs of running the on-line event, including paying our wonderful artists and technical crew.
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Put Sunday 18 October in your diary now and join us for an afternoon of beautiful, collaborative music to help soothe and heal our souls.
We look forward to sharing the Rosewood spirit with you from home.
Love from the Rosewood at Home Team
Rosewood at Home Activities
Prepare a pre-recorded performance
Record a 3 minute video for presentation at the Rosewood at Home concert.
You could record this when you’re together with a group of family or friends (subject to Covid restrictions) running your own mini-music-camp! Use the school holidays…ideal time for a Rosewood experience! Suggestions for mini-camp activities are below.
Record the best bits on video and send us a 3 minute (maximum length) item that could be part of the Rosewood at Home event on 18 October. They’ll all be archived for future use and the best will be selected for the Rosewood at Home concert.
More details on how to prepare and submit your video will be emailed to you when you register.
Strict deadline for inclusion: Saturday 3 October – 8 pm.
Virtual Youth Band
Join the Youth Band!
Laura Belfrage, Holly McNamara and team will lead you through a collaborative experience to bring a VYB (Virtual Youth Band) to the concert on October 18.
You’ll need to attend the workshops and be prepared to record your audio contribution. All details and support provided.
• Monday 21 September at 11 am
• Wednesday 23 September at 11 am
Submit your VYB recording by 5 pm Saturday 26 September and the digital wonders will transform it into an amazing concert track. Details for submission will be provided.
For the young and young at heart :)
Aaron’s Big Sing
Be part of Aaron’s Big Sing (ABS). Register early to get details of the song, how to be involved and what you need to do to add your part to this exciting video production.
Aaron Silver is larger than life, a charismatic and fabulous performer and inspiring music teacher.
Aaron’s Big Sing contributions will be compiled and presented as part of the on-line festivities on October 18.
More details, including key dates, will be provided to those who register to be part of Aaron’s Big Sing.
Perform live at the Rosewood at Home concert from the comfort of your home.
Register your interest with Andy Rigby using the contact form below by Saturday 10 October, to get a spot on the Live Blackboard.
Limited places available. As at camp, priority will be given to items relevant to the camp community or experience.
Strict time limit of 3 minutes.
Other Rosewood at Home activities
Take the time out during September to experience the spirit of Rosewood with family and friends.
Our suggestions for ways that you can celebrate Rosewood at Home …
• Acknowledge the traditional owners of the land where you reside. If you don’t know who the traditional owners are, find out from your local Council.
• Hold a gathering and share a favourite song. Maybe run it like a ‘song-swap’ activity you may have seen at a music camp or singers’ gathering.
• Teach a tune to instrumental players.
• Try a new instrument: ask someone at your gathering to show you!
• Have a ‘Covid-safe’ dance. This should be limited to family (if contact
involved). Invent some new non-contact dances…outside is best.
• Share stories or music camp memories around a campfire.
• Create an ‘instant band’ to try some new combinations.
• Write a song about what’s going on in your life…Covid-related or not!
• Run an art or craft activity (maybe even a creative background for your
• Go on a short wildflower (or gardenflower!) walk and take some photos – send us your photos to post on our Rosewood Facebook page.
In keeping with the spirit of Rosewood, join us for Yoga at 9 am on Sunday 18 October and re-live those chilly but fun mornings waking up with the sun.
A Zoom link to join will be sent to you if you register for this.
Members of the Rosewood Camp planning team