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The Big Sing Regional festivals 2018

The Big Sing regional festival start next month. With around 10,000 secondary school students taking part, it is New Zealand’s largest musical competition.

The goals of The Big Sing are:
• to provide opportunities for school choirs to sing in a professional but supportive setting at regional and national levels
• to encourage enjoyment in singing
• to foster excellence in performance and repertoire

Check out the dates and times of festival in your own region and come along to hear some wonderful singing!



Here are the dates and venues for The Big Sing regional festivals in 2018.

Auckland Auckland Town Hall Mon 11-Thu 14 June
Waikato/Bay of Plenty Holy Trinity, Tauranga Fri 8 June
East Coast Waiapu Cathedral, Napier Tue 29-30 May
Wellington Michael Fowler Centre Mon 18-Tue 19 June
Taranaki New Plymouth Girls’ High School Fri 8 June
Manawatu/Whanganui Regent Theatre, Palmerston North Wed 13 June
Canterbury/West Coast The Piano Thu 7- Fri 8 June
Gala Concerts – St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral – both nights
Nelson/Marlborough ASB Theatre, Blenheim Thu 14 June
Otago/South Canterbury Dunedin Town Hall Wed 6 June
Southland First Church, Tay St, Invercargill Tue 19 June
Wellington Michael Fowler Centre (no organ) Thu 30 Aug -Sat 1 Sept