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Maclean Music Academy Member on ABC Program – ‘The Recording Studio’

Kate Begbie,student at Maclean Music Academy


A member of the Maclean Music Academy, Kate Begbie, has featured in the Tuesday May 28 episode of ABC television program, ‘The Recording Studio’.


The Maclean Music Academy is a work of the Institute and is coordinated by Anne Gallagher RSM.


In this series, everyday Australians are given the chance of a lifetime to professionally record a song. They must overcome their fears and realise their dreams, so they can give the gift of a song to someone special.


On Tuesday evening an episode featured Kate, a member of the Maclean Music Academy Ensemble. Kate is a musician and a mother to two pre-school children who regularly attend the Maclean Music Academy’s ToTs Music sessions and to one school aged son called Elio, who is severely disabled.


Kate recorded the song ‘Beautiful Boy’ which she dedicates to Elio. Just before the programme was recorded, Elio began coming to his own little private music session with Anne Gallagher which he now attends every Friday afternoon.


Click here to watch the Tuesday May 28 episode of ‘The Recording Studio’