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Next Offramp Celebrates 10 Years

Next Offramp

07 September 2019
5:30 p.m.
Pah Homestead, Hillsborough, Auckland Auckland Wendy Moore
Wendy Moore
09 828 9054
petrichor18a@gmail.co,
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Details to follow shortly

Jessica Cook

27 July 2019
14.00
Timaru Lucy Dillon
Jessica Cook
36862879
jessiemidcook@gmail.com

Into The West

The Vocal Collective (formerly Christchurch Pops Choir)

03 August 2019
7pm
Regent Theatre Hokitika Keeneth Love
Sue Bealing
02102 728919
info@thevocalcollective.co.nz
www.thevocalcollective.co.nz

Back by popular demand…The Vocal Collective, formerly Christchurch Pops Choir, returns to Hokitika once more to thrill, entertain, and bring joy to the West Coast.

Featuring music of well known artists of yesterday and today: Simon and Garfunkel, Elton John, The Who, Adele, Lady Gaga and Lorde. There’s something for everyone in this concert as the 60 strong choir perform an exciting range of rock, pop, gospel and musical theatre songs. Expect tracks from popular films such as Moana, the Greatest Showman and of course our very own Lord of the Rings.

Shake off those mid-winter blues and come and share the music we love to perform, with the gusto and energy that only a choir can deliver. We promise you’ll come out singing, clapping and humming your favourite tune.

Booking via Regent Theatre www.hokitikaregent.com or 03 755 8101

"SING JOYFULLY"

RISINGHOLME SINGERS

03 August 2019
3pm
Heaton Normal Intermediate School Performing Arts Centre, 125-133 Heaton Street, Merivale, Christchurch Christchurch Henry Nicholson
Jill Willmott
03 388 3235
risingholmesingers@gmail.com

Risingholme Singers will present "Sing Joyfully".

Accompanist: William Grubb.  Guest Artists: Kiel McEntee (Lute), Gabriel Baird (Piano) and Amy Clough (Oboe).

Songs Men Sing - Festival of Male Voices

Taranaki Male Choir

10 August 2019
7.30pm
Theatre Royal, New Plymouth New Plymouth Peter Jackson
Terry Stowers / Tim Steedman
021 418 194
taranakimalechoir@outlook.com
https://premier.ticketek.co.nz/shows/show.aspx?sh=MENSING19

Taranaki Male Choir presents Songs Men Sing - A Festival of Male Choirs. We will be joined on stage by the New Zealand Male Choir, the Wanganui Male Choir and Male Voices Waikato in an exciting celebration of Male Voices. Special Guest Krissy Jackson.

Bach Musica NZ Fundraising Concert at Rannoch

Bach Mu

10 August 2019
7.30pm
Rannoch, 77 Almorah Road, Epsom, Auckland 1023 Auckland Rita Paczian
Glenys Riggir
09 309 2224
admin@bachmusica.com
www.bachmusica.com

BACH MUSICA NZ
2019 Fundraising Concert at Rannoch

Enjoy a unique evening of music and art, featuring some of New Zealand's most talented musicians. We look forward to seeing you there!

Music by Mozart, Chopin, Brahms, Franck, Verdi and more…

FEATURING
Rosemary Barnes | Piano
Anna Simmons | Soprano
Mary Newman-Pound | Mezzo
Andrew Grenon | Tenor
Angus Simmons | Baritone
Nathan Pinkney | Violin
Irina Igotkina | Violin
Donald Nicholls | Clarinet

TICKETS
$75 General Admission, $40 Subscribers
Includes free wine, snacks and art exhibition.

Art Exhibition from 7pm; Concert at 7.30pm.

Book early to avoid disappointment. Spaces are strictly limited.

For more information visit our website

 or Facebook .

The Kids Sing - Auckland 2019

13 August 2019
Auckland Town Hall, Great Hall Auckland Rhondda Garland
rhonpete@xtra.co.nz
https://www.nzcf.org.nz/activities/for-singers/the-kids-sing/?spage=1

The Kids Sing - East Coast 2019

14 August 2019
TBC
TBC Hastings Ngaire Shand
06 8769388 / 029 8769388
nshand@xtra.co.nz
https://www.nzcf.org.nz/activities/for-singers/the-kids-sing/?spage=1

BMNZ workshop series 2019: Singing Workshop

Bach Musica NZ

17 August 2019
12:30pm
Somervell Presbyterian Church Auckland Rita Paczian
Glenys Riggir
09 309 2224
admin@bachmusica.com
http://www.bachmusica.com/workshops.html

Our popular workshop series is back with international conductor and vocal specialist Rita Paczian. Each of the three day-long modules is designed to provide you with an in-depth and fun experience and to improve your knowledge, whatever your musical abilities. Study material to take home for further learning is included. These workshops are designed for musicians, singers, teachers or students, and are suitable for all levels and ages.

SINGING WORKSHOP

Learn and brush up essential singing techniques and improve your sound, both as a chorister and as a soloist. Enjoy blending your sound with your neighbour and the whole choir. Improve your sight-reading, have fun and learn the beautiful Fauré Requiem from scratch or revisit it again. The music is sublime and this workshop offers you an exciting opportunity to sing alongside members of the highly acclaimed chorus of Bach Musica NZ.

DOWNLOAD INFORMATION BROCHURE HERE

REGISTER HERE

$50Adults
$30 Observers (hand-outs included)
$30 Children under 18 & students

DISCOUNT - LEARN MORE, PAY LESS:
Register for two workshops and get $10 off the total.
Register for all three workshops and get $15 off the total.

OTHER TWO WORKSHOPS

27 Apr - BMNZ workshop series 2019: Conducting Workshop
31 Aug - BMNZ workshop series 2019: Sight-Reading Workshop

SEE ALL THREE WORKSHOPS HERE

Mighty Variety Show

Featuring Mighty River Harmony Chorus and guests

31 August 2019
7.30pm
Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato, Hamilton, Gate 2b car park on Knighton Road Hamilton 08003835200
https://www.facebook.com/MightyRiverHarmony/?__tn__=%2Cd%2CP-R&eid=ARAKW8RGcJk8ELQ-C0kSTpWCRYm0HrPmbWrCFerzmWTfuikVZSFkWbt6RehdzgHbv6aKBCS4xOwrO7DE

Mighty River Harmony will share the stage in their annual Show with some of their old friends, including the champion women’s chorus The Waikato Rivertones, and will introduce some new friends:

  • The Collective, a dazzling young men’s bronze medal quartet from Wellington, will appear as a highlight of the Show.
  • The Fonoti-Fuimaono Brothers, a quartet of young men from the Hawkes Bay who are studying Music at Waikato University and are reminiscent of the Sol3 Mio trio with their Samoan opera style.
  • A brand new quartet of expert saxophone players
  • A variety of men’s, women’s and mixed vocal quartets from Mighty River Harmony and The Waikato Rivertones.

Another feature will be the combined chorus of Young Men in Harmony singers from high schools all over the Waikato. They will have had an intensive workshop during the day, supported by The Collective, and will perform as a chorus and with Mighty River Harmony during the evening.

2019 Champion Sweet Adelines Chorus The Waikato Rivertones will bring their gold medal performance to the Show that will finish with a grand finale.

You will agree this is a lineup not to be missed.  Grab your tickets while you can!

Date: Saturday 31st August, 7.30pm
Venue: Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato.
Tickets: Available via phone 0800 383 5200 or via links through the Mighty River Harmony Facebook page.

Adults $30, Seniors $25, Students $15

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BMNZ workshop series 2019: Sight-Reading Workshop

Bach Musica NZ

31 August 2019
12:30pm
Somervell Presbyterian Church Auckland Rita Paczian
Glenys Riggir
09 309 2224
admin@bachmusica.com
http://www.bachmusica.com/workshops.html

Our popular workshop series is back with international conductor and vocal specialist Rita Paczian. Each of the three day-long modules is designed to provide you with an in-depth and fun experience and to improve your knowledge, whatever your musical abilities. Study material to take home for further learning is included. These workshops are designed for musicians, singers, teachers or students, and are suitable for all levels and ages.

SIGHT-READING WORKSHOP

Whether you are a member of a choir, a singer or instrumentalist preparing for the sight-reading tests in grade exams or you simply enjoy singing with friends, the ability to sight-read with confidence and accuracy is a most important musical skill. Our workshop offers a progressive series of enjoyable and stimulating stages which will rapidly improve your reading ability. Musicians of all levels and ages welcome!

DOWNLOAD INFORMATION BROCHURE HERE

REGISTER HERE

$90 Active Participants
$50 Observers (hand-outs included)

DISCOUNT - LEARN MORE, PAY LESS:
Register for two workshops and get $10 off the total.
Register for all three workshops and get $15 off the total.

OTHER TWO WORKSHOPS

27 Apr - BMNZ workshop series 2019: Conducting Workshop
17 Aug -
BMNZ workshop series 2019: Singing Workshop

SEE ALL THREE WORKSHOPS HERE

New Orleans Bound pre-contest Show

Christchurch City Chorus

07 September 2019
2pm and 7pm
Charles Luney Auditorium Christchurch Virginia Humphrey-Taylor
Rini Hidajat
021 145 5080
lovetosing@ccchorus.co.nz
www.ccchorus.co.nz

New Orleans Bound pre-contest Show

Saturday 7 September 2.00 pm or 7.00 pm at Charles Luney Auditorium, 12 Winchester Street.

Christchurch City Chorus are setting off to compete in the 2019 World A Cappella Championship in New Orleans.

As the National Champion for 2018, they will proudly represent Christchurch and New Zealand on the international stage for the tenth time in September 2019.

They would love to showcase their stunning New Orleans package to the Christchurch people before flying to New Orleans.

Enjoy a show jam-packed with The Manhattan Transfer favourites, jazz and ballads. Be the first to enjoy their New Orleans International Competition Package.

With special guests: Leopard Coachline's Canterbury Brass

Come and support the Christchurch City Chorus!

Tickets available from EventFinder:

https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2019/new-orleans-bound-pre-contest-show/christchurch

BMNZ: Mendelssohn & Hummel

Bach Musica NZ

29 September 2019
5pm
Auckland Town Hall Auckland Rita Paczian
Glenys Riggir
09 309 2224
admin@bachmusica.com
www.bachmusica.com

German Romantic Treasures

A true feast for German Romantic music lovers: Trumpet splendour contrasted by beautiful melodies and expressive harmonies. A real gem not to be missed!

PROGRAM

Johann Nepomuk Hummel Concerto for trumpet & orchestra
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Psalm 42 Wie der Hirsch schreit, Hear my prayer, Verleih uns Frieden

PRESENTED BY BACH MUSICA NZ orchestra and chorus

Rita Paczian (conductor)
Stephanie Acraman (soprano)
Huw Dann (trumpet)

 

TICKETS

$30 - $70 general admission
$15 - $55 under 16 and students with valid ID

TICKETMASTER
09 970 9700 | 0800 111 999
Booking fees may apply.
Tickets also at the door.

www.bachmusica.com | Facebook | Instagram

The Kids Sing - Waikato / Bay of Plenty

24 October 2019
Southwell School, Hamilton Hamilton Jayne Tankersley
jaynetankersley@gmail.com
https://www.nzcf.org.nz/activities/for-singers/the-kids-sing/?spage=1

The Kids Sing - Wellington 2019

13 November 2019
TBC
St Mark's School, Wellington Wellington Anya Nazaruk
anya.nazaruk@st-marks.school.nz
https://www.nzcf.org.nz/activities/for-singers/the-kids-sing/?spage=1

BMNZ: Vivaldi, Bach & Dvořák

Bach Musica NZ

01 December 2019
5pm
Auckland Town Hall Auckland Rita Paczian
Glenys Riggir
09 309 2224
admin@bachmusica.com
www.bachmusica.com

Baroque Treasures & Romantic Fanfare

All three pieces often on classical highlights CDs thanks to their huge popularity all over the world. Live they are even better!

PROGRAM

Antonio Lucio Vivaldi Gloria
Johann Sebastian-Bach Concerto for Oboe & Violin
Antonín Dvořák Te Deum

PRESENTED BY BACH MUSICA NZ orchestra and chorus

Rita Paczian conductor
Morag Atchison - soprano
Emma Roxburgh soprano
Kate Spence alto
Martin Snell bass
Alison Dunlop oboe
Yanghe Yu violin

TICKETS

$30 - $70 general admission
$15 - $55 under 16 and students with valid ID

TICKETMASTER
09 970 9700 | 0800 111 999
Booking fees may apply.
Tickets also at the door.

More info on
www.bachmusica.com | Facebook | Instagram

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