ABC Friends Talk: Why the ABC Friends' Update Newsletter is the ABC's Best Friend

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Mal Hewitt OAM will share his insights into why the ABC Friends' Update Newsletter is the ABC's Best Friend - there to inform, educate us about the vital role that the ABC plays as a pillar of Australian democracy and civil society.

Mal has been a past president and vice president of ABC Friends NSW & ACT for many years, as well as being the current editor of its newsletter Update Newsletter.

Learn why this publication is the ABC's best friend! 

Mal Hewitt is a passionate musician and music educator.  He graduated from Sydney Conservatorium in 1966, majoring in violin and voice. Most of his teaching career of 40 years was spent in Western Sydney high schools, where he established band and orchestral programs. From 1981 to 1989 he  worked in the Department of Education's Performing Arts Unit, leading the state-wide performance programs and music camps. Mal has also worked with youth orchestras and choirs from USA, Canada, UK and Europe, and throughout Australia, and established The Occasional Performing Sinfonia (TOPS) in 1993, of which he is musical director. Retired from the NSW Department of Education in 2005, Mal continues his passion for music education.

After the talk, stay for lunch afterwards.

A flyer of talk is available here for distribution.

September 14, 2023 at 11:45am - 1pm
Roseville Club
64 Pacific Hwy
Roseville, NSW 2069
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