Hawkes Bay/Gisborne

Our region holds regular meetings and workshops for the various school sectors, and enjoy social times. We are a close-knit community, working alongside each other in many community performing groups and teaching in many intersecting institutions and situations.

Menza Hawkes Bay/Gisborne Contacts

Wendy Hunt

Wendy Hunt

Phone   0274477410
Email wendyhunt0@gmail.com   or  for TER enquiries please use  irmtter@gmail.com
BRIEF BIO: former teacher from kindergarten through to tertiary,  but most recently HOD music Woodford House.
Currently private piano tutor and Course Provider for TCANZ Ter(Music teachers)  and IRMT teacher Training courses.
Heavily involved in local Musical Theatre and Jazz scenes, with 2 professional musician children. Natalie composes for instrumentalists, orchestras and chamber groups, Ben plays trumpet in numerous bands including RCR, Rodger Fox/Wellington Jazz Orchestra and RNZAF.

Upcoming Hawkes Bay/Gisborne Music Education Events

Safer Spaces in Music Education MENZA PLD

Safer Spaces in Music Education MENZA PLD

July 13 @ 4:00 pm | July 13 @ 5:30 pm

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With Rachel Harrison (SoundCheck Aotearoa) and Jeni Little (Safer Spaces in Music Education) ZOOM link Nau mai! Haere mai! This Safer Spaces in Music Education sexual harm prevention hui will include: Continuum of behaviours in Music Education Spaces - definitions of…
35th World Conference of the International Society for Music Education “A Visible Voice”

35th World Conference of the International Society for Music Education “A Visible Voice”

July 17 | July 22

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ISME is the International Society which MENZA belongs to  as the New Zealand region. This bi-annual conference is online this year. Check out the speakers programme and registration here: https://ismeworldconference.org/
Christchurch Big Band Festival 2022

Christchurch Big Band Festival 2022

October 20 | October 24

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Annual Big Band Festival attracting all-age bands from around NZ. Includes Junior Jazz Jam - for primary school jazz bands ECE interactive jazz show Secondary school jazz big band performances in exciting locations around the city! Community and professional band performances Gala concert and guests Chch Youth Jazz Orchestra Workshops!…
2022 STUDENT and EDUCATOR JAZZ WORKSHOPS

2022 STUDENT and EDUCATOR JAZZ WORKSHOPS

December 12 @ 8:00 am | December 16 @ 4:30 pm

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Coordinated by Rodger Fox, Dave Lisik, and Ryan Brake. ​The National Jazz Workshops bring New Zealand's enthusiastic jazz students together with top jazz musicians and educators, working on instrument techniques, improvisation, theory, listening and ensemble performances. Students 19 and under with at least one year…

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  • 17 – 22 July 2022: The ISME (International Society for Music Education) 35th World Conference “A Visible Voice” is now ONLINE! ismeworldconference.org
  • 28 July – 2 August 2024 The 36th ISME World Conference will return to Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
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eNote – 23rd June 2022

eNote – 23rd June 2022

In this newsletter:

Introduction of newly elected Board members

Introducing our new MENZA Board members

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eNotes – 12th June 2022

eNotes – 12th June 2022

In this newsletter:

AGM is on Saturday 18 June in Wellington Absentee Voting

Te Koha a Tāne education resource launch

 

MENZA board online voting now open! AGM reminder…

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Administrator – Music Education Canterbury

Administrator – Music Education Canterbury

Music Education Canterbury, the Canterbury region of MENZA is based in Christchurch and we are looking for a new administrator. This has a paid honorarium, only 5 meetings a year,… Read more