“Musicians Bernie Hickey and Katy Addis have been working with and playing for children for a long time – and it shows.
    Herald Sun 2013

    Because your program was story-driven, the students have retained an understanding of the content well after the performance. The content itself is broad but musical, brass-specific, and intrinsically entertaining.
    Fintona Girls School

    I loved everything, as did even my least musical staff. Top marks for content, presentation, passion and organisation. Thanks guys.
    Rosebud PS.

    "10/10 - The light hearted approach to core aspects of music appreciation were deftly presented and seemingly effortlessly performed. Fantastic!"
    Melbourne Girls' Grammar School

    The group ‘Brass Bedlam’ put on a fantastic show for year 7, and I personally, enjoyed it thoroughly! Not only did they put on a great show with all of the instruments, but with the comedy also making the show all the more interesting. Year 7 student
    Lalor Secondary College

    Five stars. Probably the best incursion we have had at this school. Well planned with great storyline to link all elements of brass instrument playing. Thanks a million Kate and Bernie!!!
    St. Mary’s Brunswick

    “Loved it. loved it, loved it!!”
    Glenleighden Special Setting School

    “The teachers and the children thoroughly enjoyed the show, it was entertaining the whole way through. The interaction with the children was fantastic. We all learnt a lot, even me!”
    Karalee PS Brisbane

    “The children loved the show. They were engaged for the whole performance.”
    All Saints Anglican College, Gold Coast

    10/10 - . The show provided curriculum teaching points around history, music, English and technology. The students were highly engaged in the show ….even a few weeks on they still talk about parts of the show in relation to something they are learning or thinking about
    Urapunga school

    10/10 - The students facial expressions said it all – completely delighted and engaged! I had teachers coming up to me for days after the show saying unprovoked how wonderful it was.
    Ngukurr CEC

    Brass Bedlam is one of the best incursions we’ve had at Dawul Remote Community School and it is certainly excellent value for money.
    Dawul Remote Community School

    10/10 – Fantastic. All students were engaged and interested. Many staff members approached me after the show and said that both they and their students thought it was fantastic.
    Morowa DHS.

    We see a number of performances; this was exceptional in that it also provides ideas for the classroom.
    Raventhorpe DHS

    10/10 Never a flat moment in the whole show. Balanced mixture of learning and laugh out loud entertainment!
    Kew East PS
  • “Your show supported our music program beautifully. It was fabulous.”
    Castletown PS, Esperance
  • “I loved the show and the kids’ feedback was amazing. It was wonderful value for money.”
    Takari PS, Perth


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