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July 2021

JAZZQUEST 2021 (Ensembles and Big Bands)

July 31 @ 9:00 am - August 1 @ 5:00 pm
Ara Music Arts, 130 High Street
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Christchurch's Premier High School Jazz Band Competition JazzQuest is an annual competition showcasing the quality of some of the country’s top secondary school jazz bands and musicians. It offers young jazz musicians a chance to mix, mingle with and challenge themselves against others from around New Zealand. Bands are awarded gold, silver and bronze awards, and individual musicians are presented awards for outstanding contributions on their instruments, as well as for original compositions and arrangements.Details, registration and contacts will be…

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October 2021

2021 National Secondary Schools’ Brass Band Camp

October 5 - October 9
Christchurch Canterbury New Zealand + Google Map

The 2021 National Secondary Schools’ Brass Band Camp is on in Christchurch from 5 to 9 October 2021. Application forms for the 2021 National Secondary Schools’ Brass Band are ready to be distributed. Please email Sandra Ginever on and she can forward you a copy. Full details of the audition process and time schedule are on the application form. This year there will be two bands, one auditioned and one non-auditioned. If you wish to audition please inform Sandra of your preferred instrument…

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MENZA Conference 2021

October 11 - October 13
Tauranga Boys College, 664 Cameron Rd, Tauranga South
Tauranga, 3112 New Zealand
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Set aside 11-13 October for Music'21 and start booking your trip to Tauranga! MENZA CONFERNCE website: Call For Presenters He Hononga: Connecting Within and Across This year's MENZA conference has an overarching theme of hauora where the potential of music education to support wellbeing and health will be shared and collaboratively explored.  Over the three days there will be opportunities to learn about how we can connect within ourselves through music to support wellbeing and with each other across our…

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Christchurch Big Band Festival and Junior Jazz Jam

October 21 - October 25

The annual Christchurch Big Band Festival runs over Labour Weekend. Highlights include: All age bands from around NZ performing in a range of wonderful locations in central Christchurch "Junior Jazz Jam", an event for primary school Big Bands (up to year 8) Early Childhood interactive educational show Big Band Ball Gala concert workshops and lots more! Registration for bands and volunteers is at

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Junior Jazz Jam 2021

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Christchurch Canterbury New Zealand + Google Map

An event for Primary School Jazz Bands! (Up to year 8) Bands get the valuable opportunity to play to each other, get feedback from jazz graduates and to play together! This event also kicks off the Christchurch Big Band Festival that runs over 5 days. Please fill in this registration form if you would like your band to take part!  

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July 2022


July 4, 2022 - July 10, 2022
The Piano: Centre for Music and the Arts, 156 Armagh Street
Christchurch, 8140 New Zealand
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RAZZLE DAZZLE 'EM CHRISTCHURCH Music Festival is especially created to provide International Schools the opportunity of touring to New Zealand’s Garden City, Christchurch, gateway to New Zealand’s South Island. School / College Choirs, Orchestras, String Ensembles, Big Bands, Concert Bands, Jazz Bands, Bell Ringers, Marching Bands, and A cappella singing groups are all welcome to apply to participate. Razzle Dazzle 2021 Aus Brochure 4-10 July 2022

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