Auckland/Northland

National Board Members based in Auckland:

  • Selena Bercic selenab@farnorthreap.org.nz Based at REAP Kaitaia
  • Tim Randle, RN@manurewa.school.nz,
  • Matt Stenbo stb@avcol.school.nz,
  • Chris Moore c.moore@dilworth.school.nz
  • Jeni Little Jeni.Little@greenbayhigh.school.nz, current Chair of MENZA
  • Robyn Trinick robyntrinick@gmail.com – MENZA’s Networks of Expertise Kaiārahi for Early Childhood and Primary sectors.

We are always happy to hear from members in these regions regarding PLD ideas or needs. These teachers are engaged across the EC to Secondary sectors, are experienced in many pedagogical styles and are greatly involved in the many music education events within this region – NZCF, the Ukulele Trust, Hook Line and Singalong, the KBB Band festival , Chamber music, Smokefree Rockquest, Tangata Beats, SUSO, The Big Sing and more … and can help you with information regarding these.

The local Auckland committee is about to be revived in 2019, led initially by Stephanie Lees stephaniejlees@gmail.com

Please email her if you should like to be involved with this or know what is planned.

The MENZA admin will email all Auckland and Northland members on the current database about future events – so join up now if you haven’t already.

Remember first year teachers and full time teacher trainees gain free membership to events.

Menza Auckland/Northland Contacts

Chris Moore (MENZA Board Member)

Chris Moore (MENZA Board Member)

c.moore@dilworth.school.nz


Tim Randle (MENZA Board Member)

Tim Randle (MENZA Board Member)

RN@manurewa.school.nz


Selena Bercic (MENZA Board Member)

Selena Bercic (MENZA Board Member)

selenab@farnorthreap.org.nz


Stephanie Less

Stephanie Less

stephaniejlees@gmail.com


Upcoming Auckland/Northland Music Education Events

Conductor Training Weekend – Auckland – CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 LOCKDOWN

Conductor Training Weekend – Auckland – CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 LOCKDOWN

March 28 | March 29

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New Zealand Concert Bands Association is hosting a conductor training weekend facilitated by Dr Kevin Cameron of Melbourne. Kevin is MD for New Zealand Youth Symphonic Winds, and was a clinician at NZCBA Festival in 2019.  He comes with an impressive pedigree, a generous heart and a beautiful approach to…
Interpreting Māori Legends Through Sound And Movement In ECE – CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

Interpreting Māori Legends Through Sound And Movement In ECE – CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

April 6 @ 5:30 pm | April 6 @ 7:00 pm

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CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS   DATE: Monday April 6, 5.30–7.00pm VENUE: Te Atatu South Kindergarten, 65A Divich Avenue, Te Atatu South At the end of 2019 Robyn worked with Jacqui at Te Atatu South Kindergarten  to involve the children in a very successful project turning a Maori legend into a…
NEWZATS Professional Development Conference 2020 – CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

NEWZATS Professional Development Conference 2020 – CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

April 15 | April 17

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New Zealand Association of Teachers of Singing (NEWZATS) are the national professional development and support network for teachers of voice. We are holding our 26th biennial conference in April this year. THE VERSATILE VOICE TEACHER Vocal Function for Young Singers Wednesday 15 - Friday 17 April, 2020 Queen Margaret College, Wellington…
Professional Development in Music and Movement

Professional Development in Music and Movement

April 20 | April 25

Come and explore how to facilitate singing, storytelling, poetry, movement and playing instruments in an integrated way into your classroom programmes. In the April school holidays, ONZA (Orff New Zealand Aotearoa) is offering teacher training 6-day courses in music and movement. This course is aimed at specialist and generalist teachers…
Kodály Aotearoa Professional Development (Taster)

Kodály Aotearoa Professional Development (Taster)

June 6 | June 7

For futher information about the following events, please contact Megan Flint – meganjude@xtra.co.nz Kodály Music Education are working in conjunction with Project Prima Volta and the Cuskelly College of Music to run these courses in New Zealand. For those of you who are looking at completing Primary 2, Primary…
12th World Symposium on Choral Music

12th World Symposium on Choral Music

July 11 | July 18

World Symposium on Choral Music 2020 11-18 July 2020 Once every three years the world’s leading choirs, conductors, composers and administrators come together for a premier festival of concerts, seminars, workshops and masterclasses - the World Symposium on Choral Music. In July 2020, that meeting place will be the beautiful…
Music and Digital Technologies: Practical ideas for the primary classroom

Music and Digital Technologies: Practical ideas for the primary classroom

July 16 | July 17

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SAVE THE DATE ! Music and Digital Technologies: Practical ideas for the primary classroom Thursday 16 and Friday 17 July in Auckland (Location to be confirmed) A TRCC SPONSORED EVENT CO-ORGANISED BY MENZA AND TENZ This conference will empower primary teachers of any level with the tools…
Auckland Jazz Competition

Auckland Jazz Competition

August 8 @ 8:00 am | August 8 @ 5:00 pm

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Heat dates: Saturday 25 July, Sunday 26 July, Saturday 1 August, Sunday 2 August, The final: Saturday 8 August
KBB Music Fesival

KBB Music Fesival

August 10 | August 15

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The 2020 festival will be held on the 10th – 15th August at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell. Since 1983, the KBB Music Festival has been showcasing the best in secondary school orchestras, concert bands and stage bands in Auckland. From the small numbers in the original Auckland Secondary Schools…
2020 ONZA Marimba Festival: Songs from Papatūānuku

2020 ONZA Marimba Festival: Songs from Papatūānuku

September 5 @ 12:00 pm | September 5 @ 4:00 pm

Lindo Francis Memorial Grant  information click HERE The ONZA Marimba Festival will be conducted in Auckland, Tauranga and Dunedin this year in term 3 and 4. Teachers whose students participate in these events will have the opportunity to attend inspiring professional development, free of charge, once per term,…
Kodály Aotearoa Professional Development

Kodály Aotearoa Professional Development

September 11 | September 14

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For further information about the following events, please contact Megan Flint - meganjude@xtra.co.nz Kodály Music Education are working in conjunction with Project Prima Volta and the Cuskelly College of Music to run these courses in New Zealand. For those of you who are looking at completing Primary 2,…
Kodály Aotearoa Professional Development

Kodály Aotearoa Professional Development

October 2 | October 10

For further information about the following events, please contact Megan Flint - meganjude@xtra.co.nz Kodály Music Education are working in conjunction with Project Prima Volta and the Cuskelly College of Music to run these courses in New Zealand. For those of you who are looking at completing Primary 2,…
Christchurch Big Band Festival

Christchurch Big Band Festival

October 22 @ 12:00 pm | October 26 @ 5:00 pm

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NZ's only Big Band Festival kicks off with Junior Jazz Jam, an event for primary school jazz bands, and works through the long weekend with bands of all ages playing outdoor gigs in cool venues around the new Christchurch central city. It also offers workshops, dancing, concerts and surprise events!…

November 7 @ 8:00 am | November 7 @ 5:00 pm

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THIS YEAR’S KIWILELE FESTIVAL WILL BE ON SATURDAY 7th NOVEMBER 2020 TRUSTS ARENA, AUCKLAND 12pm – 3pm - Gates open at 10am The happiest day on Auckland’s event calendar, the NZ Ukulele Festival is a FREE fun-filled family music event. The line-up features The Kiwileles’ Massed Schools…

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2020 CONFERENCES

Registrations are open for ISME (International Society for Music Education) 2020 in Helsinki, Finland as well as the Pre-Conference Commissions https://www.isme2020.fi/

Registrations will be open soon for the MENZA-TENZ July 16-17 two day conference on Music and Digital Technologies in Auckland sponsored by TRCC

Registrations are now open for the five 2020 DAYTiME Music Technology Conferences in Australia at http://www.musicednet.com/daytime

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