AUTLA

About AUTLA

    • To give public voice to the Australian Ukulele Community;
    • To improve and expand the options for music education in Australian schools;
    • To bring together Australian ukulele teachers and leaders at a regular gathering/conference;
    • To support the development of quality teaching and leadership practice in community ukulele groups;
    • To offer, support and provide resources that promote professional development opportunities for ukulele teachers and leaders;
    • To increase the community’s knowledge of the pleasures and benefits of making music with the ukulele, both individually and in groups;
    • To increase the Australian ukulele community’s knowledge about the cultural, historical, geographical and theoretical aspects of music and music-making;
    • To create, improve and expand the links between the Australian ukulele community and the Australian folk music movement and associated festivals;
    • To maintain a professional network of Australian ukulele teachers and leaders across Australia;
    • To create and foster links between Australian and international ukulele teachers and leaders. 

    • To get your group on the AUTLA map of Australia!
    • To increase your skills and knowledge of making music with the ukulele;
    • To improve your skills and abilities to teach your group;
    • To access resources and professional development opportunities for ukulele teachers and leaders;
    • To gain the support the of other quality teachings and leaders, online (via a private Facebook group), and at regular gatherings;
    • To have a voice in the Australian Ukulele Community;
    • and more ... see our Aims, in Why do we exist?

  • AUTLA is a professional network of Australian ukulele teachers and leaders across Australia.

     Committee

Committee


  • President: Dan MacEoin
  • VP: Tom Harding
  • Treasurer: Courtney Grigg
  • Secretary: vacant (Public Officer)
  • General Members: Chantelle Riordan
  • Public Officer:  

2020 - 2021

  • President: Dan MacEoin
  • VP: Ruth Allen
  • Treasurer: Courtney Grigg
  • Secretary: Vanesa Nugent  (Public Officer)
  • General Members: Stephanie Payne, Chantelle Riordan, Tom Harding, Salli Chmura
  • Public Officer:  Vanessa Nugent

2019 - 2020

  • President: Dan MacEoin
  • VP: Ruth Allen
  • Treasurer: Janine Shearer
  • Secretary: Vanesa Gould Nugent
  • General Members: Dennis Wilson (Public Officer), Courtney Grigg, Jill Clarke, Chantelle Riordan

2018 - 2019

Past Committee Members

  • President: Dan MacEoin
  • VP: Cyprian Koffsovitz
  • Treasurer: Courtney Grigg
  • Secretary: Vanesa Gould Nugent
  • General Member: Janine Shearer
  • Public Officer: Dennis Wilson

2017 - 2018

Inaugural Committee

  • President: Cathy Welsford (NSW)
  • Vice President: Ruth Allen (NSW)
  • Secretary/Public Officer: Ian Porter (NSW)
  • Treasurer: (acting) Ian Porter
  • Member: Tom Harding
  • Member: Vanessa Nugent
  • Member: Vacant
    (updated October - 2018)

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