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Wellington Music PLD

April 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:45 pm

Holy Cross School, Miramar, Wellington


9am – 10:30 pm
Workshop 1 Ukulele with Maria Winder and Whaiora Hotere

Introduction to teaching music the NZ Ukulele way. Experience 90 minutes of fun, engaging strategies for teaching with ukulele. This workshop is suitable for beginners and experienced ukulele teachers.

Maria Winder and Whaiora Hotere are trustees of the New Zealand Ukulele Trust and manage the NZUT Kiwileles and Ukulele Squad music education programmes.


11:00 – 12: 30 pm
Option of 2 Workshops:

Workshop 2a  with Tim Carson
Participants will use the online ‘Scratch’ coding platform to how explore how the elements of music can be expressed in code to create their own simple pieces of music.  Suitable for students from Year 5 – 8 and teachers of all music ability.

Tim Carson is a Year 5/6 teacher at Holy Cross School and former Director of Performing Arts at  Dilworth Junior Campus Auckland.


Workshop 2B with Emma Chatterton
The Musical Toolbox: This workshop will give an introduction to the power of music as a learning tool in your classroom, providing practical examples, games and activities that can be easily implemented by classroom teachers or music specialists alike.

Emma Chatterton is the Director of Chilton Preschool Music Centre and Music Teacher in the Primary and Secondary school, formerly Assistant Director of Music at Saint Kentigern Boys’ School .

12:30 to 1:15 pm

1:15 to 2:45 pm

Workshop 3 Kiwilies Songbook Launch
The 2019 Kiwileles Songbook launch. Strum, pluck and sing through 20 ukulele arrangements in the 2019 Kiwileles repertoire, including a variety of Waiata, Pasifika, Kiwi Pop and other great music to enhance school singing. All Kiwileles’ arrangements include basic chords for beginners and more challenging strums, riffs and instrumentals for experienced ukulele players  This session is FREE and we will share how you can join other Kiwileles Schools and be part of a series of kiwilele events including one in Wellington this year.

Presented by: Maria Winder and Whaiora Hotere


Please indicate on the registration form if you would like lunch. Click here to register. For more information email admin@menza.co.nz


April 17, 2019
9:00 am - 2:45 pm
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