Melbourne Recital Centre plays host to this year's Music Play Children's festival once again.
The idea behind the two-day entertainment program, is for children and families to embrace the wonderful world of live music across all genres.
On 14 - 16 January, some of the best entertainers in music will present an interactive schedule to inspire all ages.
The Music Play Children's Festival 2016 will include:
Space Symphony Thursday 14 January 2016 11am
Calling all intergalactic children, are you ready to hear the sounds of outer space? Richard Strauss presents a thrilling musical adventure, which will include sprach Zarathustra (the theme from 2001: A Space Odyssey), John Williams’ Star Wars and Gustav Holst's orchestral suite The Planets.
Dress-ups are encouraged! Attend Space Symphony dressed in a costume inspired by space and take your photo in the free photobooth to enter the draw to win an out-of-this-world prize!
Australian trumpeter James Morrison and his band will introduce families to jazz. From Dixieland to bop, blues to Birdland, families will be dancing up a storm in the recital centre. It isn't all about trumpets either, James will play ten different instruments throughout the concert including the trombone, saxophone, piano, and keystar, too.
Think Of An Adventure With Jay Laga'aia Saturday 16 January 2016 11am
Playschool's very own Jay Laga'aia heads to Melbourne for a very special story time filled with mystery. There will be plenty of opportunities for everyone to join in with the adventure, just bring your dancing shoes, a smile and your imagination.