Recent Projects

Thea is passionate about music education and community engagement. She has designed and facilitated a number of music workshops for children and adults in regional, remote and metropolitan Western Australia, NSW and Victoria. Thea has performed with the WASO Echo Ensemble, in the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Junior Jams ensemble. 

Carnival of the Animals

A brand new show developed for kinder to lower primary school aged children featuring music from the Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saëns arranged for chamber ensemble. The story, developed by Thea, takes the audience on a journey through the zoo with George, his grandma and Wally his pet emu! 

This show is available for school and holiday bookings. Please email thearossen@gmail.com for more information.

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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra - Jams for Juniors

Karen Kyriakou facilitator

The earlier children listen to music, the more it will enhance their lives. This popular series of eight 30-minute workshops is designed for children up to five years and their parents and provides a valuable chance to listen and respond to popular repertoire.

Ideal for children aged 0-5 years old

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Arts Learning Festival Workshops with Federation Hand bells and Museum Victoria

In May 2017, Thea designed and facilitated 3 sets of workshops in collaboration with Museum Victoria for the Arts Learning Festival. The workshops featured the Federation Hand bells and catered to years 1 - 7 from schools around metropolitan and regional Victoria.

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Australian Percussion Academy Summer Camp Workshop 

Thea designed and presented 'Gesture in Movement in Percussion' for the participants of the Australian Percussion Academy Summer School. The hands-on workshop looked at major works in the percussion repertoire featuring gesture and movement.

Thea teaches private instrumental lessons in percussion, beginner drum kit and beginner piano. Please contact her at thearossen@gmail.com for more information.