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Association of Choral Directors
Auckland

Auckland

Welcome to the NZCF Auckland pages – we hope that you will enjoy exploring our regional website. The Auckland region comprises 70 choirs and 130 individual members from the wider Metropolitan Auckland and Northland area . Read about the many opportunities to be involved in NZCF events or concerts from members choirs.

News

08 Jul 2018
NZCF is pleased to announce the Ministry of Youth Development (MYD) ‘Spirit of the Festival’ Youth Ambassador Awards for 2018.  The awards are given in recognition of the ways in which TBS...
04 Jul 2018
NEWSFLASH: Tickets are now on sale for The Big Sing Finale Gala Concert on Saturday 1 September at 6.30pm from Ticketmaster. Tickets are $30 for Adults, and $20 for Students and Children. The New...
30 Jun 2018
The New Zealand Secondary Students Choir, our national choir for 14 to 18 year olds, is heading overseas for a two-week tour of Hong Kong and Shanghai. Before they go, Auckland is in for a treat with...
20 Jun 2018
The Big Sing is once again over for the Auckland region. With Michael Stewart from Wellington as our main Adjudicator, we heard 71 choirs over three days covering a wonderful range of styles. Warmest...
30 May 2018
Margery Charlton’s memorial service will be held on Saturday 16 June, 2.00-3.00pm, in the Bishop Selwyn Chapel, Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell. Afternoon tea will follow in the adjoining Bishop...
29 May 2018
Find out what concerts are on in Auckland this month here ...
26 May 2018
At the recent NZCF AGM on Friday 11 May, outgoing Chair Olive Leddy was awarded a Distinguished Service Award of the NZCF for her exceptional contribution to the NZCF over the past 11 years. Olive...
24 May 2018
The Big Sing is being held this year on Tuesday 12 to Thursday 14 June in the Auckland Town Hall Timetable of choirs performing here The public are welcome to attend daytime sessions as listed on this...
24 Apr 2018
Tour Time are proud to be working with renowned choral clinician and conductor Jo-Michael Scheibe on his upcoming visit to Auckland and Christchurch this July. Dr Scheibe will be holding workshops...
05 Mar 2018
Community and chamber choir directors are warmly invited to attend Giving Direction workshops where they will be given ‘hands-on’ instruction on conducting gesture and other vital aspects of choir...
21 Sep 2017
The dates for NZCF Auckland The Kids Sing 2018 are Tuesday 14 August and Wednesday 15 August to be held in the Auckland Town Hall during school hours.  A Gala Concert will also be held each evening...
11 Sep 2017
The Kids Sing in Auckland is over for another year after being held in the Auckland Town Hall on 14-15 August. With eighteen contributing Primary choirs and sixteen full Primary/Intermediate choirs,...
02 Aug 2017
The next IFCM World Symposium on Choral Music will be held in Auckland from 11 to 18 July 2020. For more information, see the WSCM2020 website. Watch the announcment in Barcelona from our WSCM2020...
25 Jul 2017
A showcase for some of New Zealand’s youngest musicians, The Kids Sing is the national competition and festival for Primary and Intermediate school choirs. During daytime sessions, competitive...
30 Jun 2017
We have just enjoyed The Big Sing regional festivals with a record 10,500 students from 270 choirs (160 schools) taking part. Congratulations to all concerned and many thanks to our regional...
30 Jun 2017
A new award given at the recent regional events, the Ministry of Youth Development ‘Spirit of the Festival’ Youth Ambassadors Award, recognises the ways in which The Big Sing offers development...
28 Jun 2017
Last week – 18-24 June – was National Volunteer Week, and the backbone of NZCF really is its large volunteer force. So we’d like to express our heartfelt appreciation to our hundreds of...
29 Apr 2017
At the Auckland region’s Annual General Meeting on Friday 28 April 2017, long-serving NZCF stalwart John Willmott was given the organisation’s first Distinguished Service Award. Unfortunately,...
05 Apr 2017
Dates: Monday 14 (Primary) and Tuesday 15 (Intermediate/Full Primary) August 2017 Gala concert times: 6.30pm Venue: Auckland Town Hall Ticket prices: Waged $17, Unwaged $12, School-aged child...
05 Apr 2017
Details for Auckland The Big SIng are as follows: Auckland Town Hall Tue 13 – Thu 15 June 9.00am – 5.00pm Gala Concert each night 7:00pm Coordinator: Shirley Harvey 09 5294249, 021 110 7154,...
28 Mar 2017
New Zealand concert tour by College Chamber Choir from USA Music Celebrations International and Tour Time is pleased to announce the Allegheny Chamber Choir, from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania,...
30 Sep 2016
NZCF now has our member choirs’ concerts listed on our website and you can find them in two ways: Home page – search under ‘Upcoming Events’ Regions – select your region and click on...
30 Aug 2016
For those people who can’t wait for this information to come out :))),  The Big Sing Finale will next be held in Auckland from 24 to 26 August 2017 and then in Wellington in 2018. See you there! ...
10 Aug 2016
On Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd August the Auckland Town Hall was stormed by crowds of very excited youngsters at The Auckland Kids Sing. Twenty six choirs from 23 schools, with pupils ranging from...
09 Aug 2016
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30 Jul 2016
“The Kids of Note course was such an amazing experience for our daughter and their concert was fantastic – we can’t stop talking about it!” said Alena’s mum. ‘Kids of Note’ was a...
16 Jul 2016
The fifty-strong Auckland Girls’ Choir (AGC) recently attended the week-long World Projects South Pacific Australian International Music Festival in Sydney, from 3 – 10 July. The festival of 950...
05 Jul 2016
Find the Auckland Concert Calendar for the second half of the year here. ...
29 Apr 2016
NZCF Auckland has compiled a database of skilled and experienced Auckland-based accompanists who are available to work with choirs. These are the ones the region has approached and who have indicated...
01 Apr 2016
By popular demand, Ben Parry has been invited back to Sing Aotearoa (SA16) for this year’s festival, to held in Rotorua from 21 to 24 October. Ben is the co-director of London Voices, Assistant...
01 Feb 2016
      Here are the dates and venues for The Big Sing regional festivals in 2017 The Big Sing Finale will be held at Auckland’s ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre from Thursday 24 to Saturday 26 August...
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