Anne's Musical Blog!


Series 2, Episode 3: Waltzing Matilda



Anne Belcher from Branch Into Music shares one of the most well loved Australian folk songs, Waltzing Matilda, on her ukelele! The words were written by Aussie bush poet Banjo Paterson in the late 1800s. Anne has teamed up with Felicity Dunn, a talented local artist, who has done some lovely pictures to illustrate the story. Make sure you join in with the singing if you know the words ...

Series 2, Episode 2: ANZAC Day



Anne Belcher from Branch Into Music discusses the importance of ANZAC Day and plays the Last Post and Rouse in her front garden. Anne and her brass-playing family are looking forward to playing the Last Post in their driveway at 6 o’clock on ANZAC morning as a part of “Music For Mateship” - Aussies are being encouraged to gather in their driveways to play the "Last Post" and pay tribute to the ANZACs, in the absence of traditional dawn services this year.

Series 2, Episode 1: Hop Little Bunnies

Anne Belcher from Branch Into Music welcomes you to the second series of “Monday’s Musical Moment”. Our first series was aimed primarily at early years educators, but this series is dedicated to all of the parents and carers out there who are seeking “inspiration in isolation”. This week we have an Easter theme - Anne wears her silly, floppy rabbit ears and shares “Hop Little Bunnies” with you all ... Enjoy!

Series 1, Episode 9: A Sung Story ... "Wheels on the Bus"


Anne Belcher from Branch Into Music shares Paul O Zelinsky’s timeless classic “The Wheels on the Bus”, complete with moving pictures. She encourages the use of “sung stories” to promote early literacy development. You can purchase this beautiful book to use at home or in your early years learning and care setting at your local bookshop (let’s support small businesses) or here: