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SOUNZ Commission for Orchestra and Sistema Youth Orchestra 2020

A collaboration amongst SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music, Orchestra Wellington and Arohanui Strings – Sistema. In May 2020 Orchestra Wellington and Arohanui Strings will be giving a performance at the Walter Nash Stadium in Lower Hutt. This commission is an...

Meet the Team | Diana Marsh

In our Meet the Team series we invite you to sit down and learn more about each SOUNZ staff member. Today we introduce Diana Marsh Executive Director | Tumu Whakarae. Can you tell us a bit about your family, kids, where you're from etc I live on the edge of...

2019 SOUNZ Community Commission winner announced

Community project with members of the Auckland Harp Orchestra chosen as the 2019 SOUNZ Community Commission. The winning project for this year’s SOUNZ Community Commission will see composer and harpist Michelle Velvin create a suite of dances for three-part harp...

SOUNZ Jazz Recordings | Call for submissions

SOUNZ Jazz Recording Project 2019 The SOUNZ Jazz Recording Project aims to create high quality recordings (audio and video) of original jazz compositions by New Zealand jazz composers. The recordings will be made between 9am and 5pm on Thursday 5 December, at the...

Meet the Team | Leoné Venter

In our Meet the Team series we invite you to sit down and learn more about each SOUNZ staff member. Today we introduce Leoné Venter our Marketing Manager | Kaiwhakahaere Whakatairanga. Can you tell us a bit about your family, kids, where you're from etc? My hubby...
SOUNZ Commission for Orchestra and Sistema Youth Orchestra 2020

A collaboration amongst SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music, Orchestra Wellington and Arohanui Strings – Sistema. In May 2020 Orchestra Wellington and Arohanui Strings will be giving a performance at the Walter Nash Stadium in Lower Hutt. This commission is an...

James Gardner discusses ‘Gyre (Ghosts with Accents)’

SOUNZ recently caught up with composer James Gardner to talk about his upcoming work 'Gyre (Ghosts with Accents)', a concerto for percussion quartet and orchestra, which will be premiered in Christchurch on 21 September by the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet and the...

Meet the Team | Diana Marsh

In our Meet the Team series we invite you to sit down and learn more about each SOUNZ staff member. Today we introduce Diana Marsh Executive Director | Tumu Whakarae. Can you tell us a bit about your family, kids, where you're from etc I live on the edge of...

2019 SOUNZ Community Commission winner announced

Community project with members of the Auckland Harp Orchestra chosen as the 2019 SOUNZ Community Commission. The winning project for this year’s SOUNZ Community Commission will see composer and harpist Michelle Velvin create a suite of dances for three-part harp...

Composer Spaces | Chris Gendall

In our Composer Spaces series, we ask composers to share a bit about their working environment and to give us a brief insight into their process. This week we present SOUNZ Contemporary Award | Te Tohu Auaha finalist Chris Gendall. What does a typical composing day...

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