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New to SOUNZ June 2021

New Composers Umar ZakariaReuben de LautourLatest Albums Anthony Ritchie: Symphony No. 5 'Childhood'Farr/Elgar: Cello ConcertosJanet Jennings: Voices of MenClick here to see all albums in reverse chronological order New Scores Chris Artley: Ave MariaColin Decio:...

Gillian Whitehead: Tribute to Richard Nunns

Kua hinga te tōtara o te wao nui a Tāne As a trumpet and flute player from a jazz and brass band background, and a teacher with an enquiring mind and thirst for te ao Māori, Richard Nunns had the ideal skills to complement those of Brian Flintoff, an inspired master...

E te rangatira, e te pāpā Richard Nunns QSM (1945-2021)

  E te rangatira, e te pāpā, moe mai rā. Nā te hau e pū mai nei, kia māharahara mātou tō oro aroha, nō reira moe mai, takoto mai, okioki atu rā. - Tama Waipara SOUNZ is deeply saddened to hear of the loss of Richard Nunns. Richard was highly respected and...

Hui Wāhine Wānanga Composers Workshop

  SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music | Toi Te Arapūoru will be hosting a Hui Wāhine Wānanga | Workshop for Composers, Performers and Musicians of all genres in Wellington. Date: Saturday, 19 June 2021 Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm Venue: Te Haukainga, Level 1, 274-278...

Merwyn (Merv) Norrish: SOUNZ founding Chair

We at SOUNZ were sad to learn of the death of Merwyn (Merv) Norrish (28 October 1926 – 21 May 2021), whose funeral was held in Wellington last week. Merv was the founding Chair of the Centre for New Zealand Music Trust (SOUNZ) in 1991. Current SOUNZ Trustee, Brendan...
Echoes of Erewhon: Pastoralism, Technology, and New Zealand Music

By Callum Blackmore In his oft-quoted 1946 lecture, “In Search of Tradition”, Douglas Lilburn, the so-called “grandfather” of New Zealand music, turned to New Zealand’s natural landscape as a spiritual and aesthetic foundation for a new national musical tradition. Our...

New to SOUNZ June 2021

New Composers Umar ZakariaReuben de LautourLatest Albums Anthony Ritchie: Symphony No. 5 'Childhood'Farr/Elgar: Cello ConcertosJanet Jennings: Voices of MenClick here to see all albums in reverse chronological order New Scores Chris Artley: Ave MariaColin Decio:...

Gillian Whitehead: Tribute to Richard Nunns

Kua hinga te tōtara o te wao nui a Tāne As a trumpet and flute player from a jazz and brass band background, and a teacher with an enquiring mind and thirst for te ao Māori, Richard Nunns had the ideal skills to complement those of Brian Flintoff, an inspired master...

E te rangatira, e te pāpā Richard Nunns QSM (1945-2021)

  E te rangatira, e te pāpā, moe mai rā. Nā te hau e pū mai nei, kia māharahara mātou tō oro aroha, nō reira moe mai, takoto mai, okioki atu rā. - Tama Waipara SOUNZ is deeply saddened to hear of the loss of Richard Nunns. Richard was highly respected and...

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