- section 0Music Department
Course and Event Information
CONGRATULATIONS to our students who have been selected from over 150 musicians throughout the country to be members of this years’ New Zealand Secondary School’s Symphony Orchestra.
Back Row: Caroline Norman, Joshua Saville, Nathan Hulston,
Lawrence Zeng, Robert Petch, Paul Hulston, Jacob
Front Row: Sophia McKellar, Dingcheng Luo, Cheena Rae, Marijke Cooper,Yanlu Feng, Anneliese Westerman, Nicolas Davey, Rewi Haar
Absent: Gabriel Baird, Wai Ling Chan, Jane Lee
These students will participate in an intense six-day orchestral course, run by the Christchurch Itinerant Music Teachers in the second week of the April school holidays, culminating in two public performances.
This course is widely regarded as a significant training ground for young players aspiring to membership of the New Zealand Youth Orchestra and ultimately to a career as a professional musician.
(Edited by Nigel Roberts - original submission Wednesday, 30 April 2014, 10:05 AM)
Congratulations to 4 of our graduating students from 2013 who have received scholarships to study music at university for the next four years. 3 Students are to study in prestigious universities overseas, with the other receiving one of the top music scholarships in New Zealand. They are: