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Congratulations Celia Stewart for Queen’s Birthday Honours MNZM

Congratulations Celia Stewart for Queen’s Birthday Honours MNZM

Congratulations to Celia Stewart on being made a Member of New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) for her outstanding services to Music Education over many years.

 

For services to music education

Mrs Celia Stewart has contributed to music education in the Canterbury region and nationally for more than 40…

Theory Games

Theory Games

Theory Games

In July 2018 Judith Bell ran a workshop where music teachers could try out all the most popular music games used at the after school Chisnallwood Theory Club.

Details of the workshop are here

Congratulations to Julie Wylie MNZM

Congratulations to Julie Wylie MNZM

We congratulate Julie Wylie of Christchurch who was awarded MNZM (Member of NZ Order of Merit) for services to musical play therapy.

Julie is a long standing member of the executive of Music Education Canterbury. She is a frequent speaker and workshop presenter nationally and internationally. She continues to research, write,…

The Positive Power of Musical Play

The Positive Power of Musical Play

The Positive Power of Musical Play – A Workshop with Julie Wylie: Saturday 5 May, 2pm – 4pm, Christchurch School of Music ???

Julie is delighted to present a practical workshop on “The Positive Power of Musical Play”, in association with Music Education Canterbury (see workshop outline below for further…

The Positive Power of Musical Play

The Positive Power of Musical Play

The Positive Power of Musical Play – A Workshop with Julie Wylie: Saturday 5 May, 2pm – 4pm, Christchurch School of Music ???

Julie is delighted to present a practical workshop on “The Positive Power of Musical Play”, in association with Music Education Canterbury (see workshop outline below for further…

New Year’s Honours

New Year’s Honours

We congratulate Graeme Wallis of Christchurch who was awarded the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) for services to music. Graeme is a long-standing executive member of Music Education Canterbury (Canterbury branch of MENZA) and chair of the Christchurch Civic Music Council.

All Ears 2018 January 22-26

All Ears 2018 January 22-26

ALL EARS – Jazz and Improvisation Workshops >> Coming to Ara in January 2018

Ara Music Arts are excited to be partnering with the ‘All Ears’ team to bring this unique week of workshops to New Zealand in January 2018.
This week-long program is a great opportunity for musicians…

Music Engagement Program (MEP) Workshops in Southland

Music Engagement Program (MEP) Workshops in Southland

The Invercargill Outreach Singing Trust will be running three workshops hosted by Susan West, with special discounts for MENZA members.

Based on The Music Engagement Program (MEP) philosophy of shared music-making as a means to promote well-being, encourage participation and develop musical skills and knowledge, the programme includes an overview…

Sing Dance and Play: A Taste of Orff

Sing Dance and Play: A Taste of Orff

Sing Dance and Play: A Taste of Orff  (presented by ONZA)

Saturday 5 August 1.00pm – 5.00pm

Christchurch School of Music, 60 Ferry Rd

Register through ONZA 

Orff Schulwerk offers a holistic approach to music education that ensures music is accessible to all. It integrates singing,…

George Garzone jazz saxophone workshops Saturday Aug 19

George Garzone jazz saxophone workshops Saturday Aug 19

George Garzone jazz saxophone workshops Saturday Aug 19th @ ARA Music Arts George Garzone saxophone workshops
Saturday August 19th
ARA Music arts (130 High street, cnr Madras Street)Tenor sax heavyweight and renowned educator George Garzone will be visiting NZ this August, with gigs and workshops in Auckland, Wellington…
Sing Africa With Julian Raphael

Sing Africa With Julian Raphael

Grab your tickets for this great event in Christchurch on Sept 23

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Jazz On The Road

Jazz On The Road

Tuesday June 6th 2017 Burnside High School/ Aurora Centre
Jazz on the Road – a half day workshop and performance event with young intermediate and secondary school musicians around big band and jazz concepts. Through individual workshops, panel discussions and demonstration to the school jazz bands attending, followed by…
CHCH Music PD Day June 11

CHCH Music PD Day June 11

Music Education Canterbury is pleased to bring you some great workshops that will give you some new and inspiring ideas that you can take back to your classrooms immediately.

Sunday 11 June 1.00-5.00pm

Register here

Christchurch School of Music
60 Ferry Rd

Reinvigorating Singing with our Senior Students

Music Education Canterbury AGM

Music Education Canterbury AGM

 

June 28  7pm

A great opportunity to hear from local music education groups and to have a quick tour of the facilities at the new U of C Music location!

UC Arts City Campus at the Arts Centre

3 Hereford St Christchurch Central Christchurch 8013

We will be meeting…