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September 2017
23
September
September 23 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Christchurch School of Music (CSM), 60 Ferry Rd
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand

‘Sing Africa’ is a new publication of ten songs for school and community groups compiled by Julian and fellow musician Lala Simpson which includes music from the Congo, Madagascar, South and West Africa and Zimbabwe. All the songs have strong melodies with optional harmonies and have been chosen for their engaging rhythms and versatility of use. The workshop will guide participants through the songs, accompaniments and movements and the printed songbook is included. Cost: MENZA/ONZA members $45.00 Non-members $55.00 Students…

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October 2017
09
October
October 9 - October 11

This Conference is for all Music Educators (teachers and itinerant teachers of music) from early childhood, primary and secondary sectors to: focus on pedagogy in music education, latest ideas and best practice hear innovative ideas and solutions around developing musical literacy hear/share with other practitioners methods around leading ensembles focus on culturally responsive practice and inclusive practice in music explore how to integrate digital technology into classroom practice learn how to 'fight the good fight': how to be an advocate…

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14
October
October 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
SIT Downtown Campus, 25 Don St
Invercargill, New Zealand

This session will introduce a range of simple songs, games and dances for a variety of age levels with related musicianship activities. The utilisation of these techniques is to help teachers and students, find easy, enjoyable, nonthreatening ways of engaging with music making on an on-going basis.

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14
October
October 14 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
SIT Downtown Campus, 25 Don St
Invercargill, New Zealand

This course introduces beginners and amateur piano players to the MEP (Music Engagement Programme) approach to playing and singing.

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16
October
October 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
SIT Downtown Campus, 25 Don St
Invercargill, New Zealand

The Music Engagement Program (MEP) focuses primarily on shared, social music-making as a means of promoting well-being, encouraging participation and developing musical skills and knowledge. The MEP is based on a social philosophy of shared, active music making through singing known as The Music Outreach Principle where groups within schools and the wider community share their music with others, encouraging on-going participation.

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16
October
October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
KBB Music Epsom, 377 Manukau Road, Epsom
Auckland, New Zealand

Bruce Pearson is a world-renowned music educator, author, composer, and clinician. He is the author of the Standard of Excellence Comprehensive Band Method, widely regarded as the most important contribution to the band music field in the last three decades, as well as his first contribution, Best In Class. His new contribution, co-authored with Ryan Nowlin, the Tradition of Excellence Comprehensive Band Method, is a performance-centered curriculum that seamlessly blends time-tested and innovative pedagogy with cutting-edge technology.

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20
October
October 20 @ 12:00 pm - October 23 @ 3:00 pm

The 11th Christchurch Big Band Festival runs over Labour Weekend. There will be loads of free performances all around town by big bands from all around New Zealand and of all ages. There are also a few paid events such as jazz workshops (open to anyone), a big band ball and gala concert. Details will be at http://www.bigbandfest.org.nz/. Bands can also register there now to be part of the festival. http://www.bigbandfest.org.nz/register/big-band-performance-registration-form/

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20
October
October 20 @ 5:00 pm
Charles Luney Auditorium, Christchurch, New Zealand

Applications for the 2018 NZ Secondary Schools Symphony Orchestra (NZSSSO) course opened on the 1st September 2017. NZSSSO provides a wonderful opportunity for our talented secondary school orchestral musicians from around New Zealand to gather together to prepare and perform full scale works to a very high standard; as representatives of their schools. It is widely recognized as a significant training ground for young players aspiring to membership of the NZ Youth Orchestra. I hope you will encourage your senior…

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25
October
October 25 @ 7:00 pm - October 27 @ 9:30 pm
Horncastle Arena, 30 Whiteleigh Ave
Addington, 8024 New Zealand

Three nights of singing by massed choirs, and the best instrumentalist from all Canterbury Schools, in performance....it's 78th year!

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29
October
October 29 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bayfield High School, 2 Shore Street, Anderson's Bay
Dunedin, New Zealand

Concert from 5pm featuring performances by Bridget Douglas, Nichola genn Harris, The Dunedin Day flute choirs and more! Pre-concert taonga pūoro demonstration with Jennifer Cattermole at 4:15pm

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