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Waikato / Bay of Plenty

Waikato / Bay of Plenty

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24 Jul 2018
DAVID CHILDS David is a full-time freelance composer of music, conductor, educator, and owner of River Avon productions (www.davidchilds.com). In addition to a busy composing and presentation...
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...
26 Jun 2018
Recently NZCF stawart Judy Tallon was the recipient of a Distinguished Service Award, presented for her excellent contribution to NZCF in the BOP/Waikato region. Judy has been very active in the local...
19 Jun 2018
Fountain Valley High School from Orange County, California will be touring NZ with three vocal ensembles – the BaronTones, Troubadours and Le Petit Neuf. Conducted by Kevin Tison, these vocal...
16 Jun 2018
Here are the results from the regional The Big Sing competition for Waikato & Bay of Plenty, with thanks to Elizabeth Murray. Commended Voci Celesti (Aquinas College) Per Christe Canimus (St John’s...
05 Mar 2018
Primary Gestures are one-day workshops for leaders of children’s choirs that cover topics such as developing young voices, choosing repertoire for your choir and developing a conducting gesture that...
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...
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...
11 Apr 2017
After 25 years of singing for pleasure and entertainment, the Hamilton Chorale is disbanding and would like to offer its uniforms and music library to any choir that would like to have them. Download...
05 Apr 2017
The Opunake Choir is disbanding and would like to donate their uniforms to another choir. There are 19 Jackets, 20 ties, 28 meters of material and two extra old style jackets. They also have four...
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,...
06 Dec 2016
Kids Sing Report – Waikato/Bay of Plenty The third Waikato/Bay of Plenty NZCF Kids Sing was held at Southwell School, Hamilton on Tuesday18th October. Rotorua local Evelyn Falconer adjudicated the...
01 Nov 2016
Sing Aotearoa 16 has received enthusiastic praise from those attending.  The festival took place over Labour Weekend in Rotorua, with some 300 choral festival goers from around the country and...
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...
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...
Regional events Member choirs in the region Regional contacts Photos from the region
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