Southland

Welcome to MENZA Southland

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A lot of the music education activity in Southland is based around Outreach Singing and the Music Engagement Principle which focuses on an altruistic model of music making. Many primary schools and secondary schools in Invercargill are actively involved in this programme.

You can also follow activities in the the community via the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Outreachsinging

The SIT Kids Concerts series are performed each year in May for ECE and Primary school students. These are free and have been running since 2003.

We also host presenters and have workshops at times during the year. Susan West, from Canberra runs workshops such as Learn to Play the Piano in three hours.

If you would like to learn more about any of these things, please contact Sally via email.

Menza Southland Contacts

Sally Bodkin-Allen

Sally Bodkin-Allen

sally.bodkin-allen@sit.ac.nz

Upcoming Southland Music Education Events

Christchurch Big Band Festival and Junior Jazz Jam

Christchurch Big Band Festival and Junior Jazz Jam

October 21 | October 25

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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…
IRMTNZ – CALL FOR SCORES:  Easy Tunes for Tamariki

IRMTNZ – CALL FOR SCORES: Easy Tunes for Tamariki

November 30 @ 11:59 pm | November 30 @ 11:59 pm

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Wellington Branch IRMTNZ invites submissions of scores for beginner violin and cello students. Wellington Branch IRMTNZ  is planning to publish Easy Tunes for Tamariki,  a collection of original piecesfor violin and for cello submitted by composers from Aotearoa New Zealand. The music is to be appropriate for pupils from preliminary up…

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CONFERENCES

 MENZA Conference (Postponed to Early 2022)  MENZA Conference

  • 17 – 22 July 2022: The ISME (International Society for Music Education) 35th World Conference “A Visible Voice” will be in Brisbane, Australia. Updates will be posted here. The call for papers will open in March 2021.
  • 28 July – 2 August 2024 The 36th ISME World Conference will return to Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
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