Ken is a Director of Musical Futures Australia where the rollout of Musical Futures has been supported by the Victorian Government and The Dept of Education and Training.
Working with Musical Futures Australia and the Musical Futures International core team of teachers and practitioners, he continues to provide teacher professional learning to Australian Educators as well as heading up the development of new approaches and resources for teachers across Australia and beyond.
Ken also lectures at Melbourne University Conservatorium of Music.
Ian is one of the two Directors of Musical Futures in Australia. Ian trained as a teacher but has spent most of his career working in and around the music industry, though has always maintaining strong ties to music education.
Ian was Executive Officer of the Australian Music Association from 2000- 2011, a member of the National Review of School Music Education and the designer of Music Count Us In.
Ian and Co-Director Ken Owen established Musical Futures Australia in 2010 following the successful pilot program run in Victorian and Queensland schools a year earlier.
Head of Training and Development
Anna worked for over 18 years as a classroom music teacher, Advanced Skills Teacher, Head of Department and Head of Community Music. Anna was a founder core team member of Musical Futures UK and now works as a freelance music education consultant.
She has supported the work of many organisations in the UK including Music Mark, Trinity College London, and The BBC as well as working regularly with Music Education Hubs.
An experienced presenter, speaker and practical workshop leader, Anna has led presentations, panels, keynotes and workshops across the world.
Stephen is a multi-instrumentalist, teacher and the lead Musical Futures trainer in Australia.
Originally from New Jersey, Steve completed his studies as a percussionist in Toronto before coming to Australia. Steve is a key member of the international team that produces the materials and resources used by Musical Futures worldwide.
Steve maintains a connection with the classroom through his work teaching music various classrooms in Melbourne.
Kellee is the Head of Music at St Paul’s School - a Prep to Year 12 school on Brisbane’s northside - and a jazz pianist and vocalist. She is committed to helping all students access an authentic and inclusive music education by adopting the same learning practices used by professional musicians in her own classrooms.
As Musical Futures Chat co-ordinator, each week she facilitates an online live chat with teachers from around the world during which a wide variety of music education-related topic are discussed. From humble beginnings in 2016, this strong community has grown to more than 800 Australian and international music educators who share resources and advice in order to help colleagues in their field.
You can join the Musical Futures Chat group on Facebook and be involved in the weekly online chats here.
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