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New Marketing Manager for SOUNZ

He pānui pāpāho, ka whakanuia tō tātau kaiwhakatairanga hou! SOUNZ would like to congratulate Leoné Venter on her appointment to the newly established role of Marketing Manager at SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music. Leoné was SOUNZ’s Digital Marketing Coordinator...

NZ Music month – a special video release

Yesterday, Toni Huata was interviewed by Tema Hemi from Māori television about her new video release Tahuri Mai in celebration of NZ Music Month. Toni says, "I'm excited to release my fourth video 'Tahuri Mai' to celebrate this month of NZ and Māori music, the spirit...

2019 SOUNZ Contemporary Award | Te Tohu Auaha

Entries are now open for the 2019 SOUNZ Contemporary Award | Te Tohu Auaha, closing at midnight on Friday 31 May. Fill in the entry form here, where you can also find the Terms and Conditions for entries. The Award, which recognises New Zealand compositions...

Chris Artley in Shanghai

New Zealand composer Chris Artley’s ‘O My Children, My Poor Children!’, for SATB choir and big band, was premiered at the ISCMS Gala Concert at Shanghai Symphony Hall on 23 February.

Rainbow Rosalind meets the Orchestra

A packed Dunedin Town Hall greeted Rainbow Rosalind the Fairy and the Dunedin Youth Orchestra (conductor Anthony Ritchie) for the premiere of ‘Rainbow Rosalind Meets the Orchestra’, a fun introduction to the orchestra for kids. Rainbow Rosalind was joined on stage by...
2019 SOUNZ Contemporary Award | Te Tohu Auaha

Entries are now open for the 2019 SOUNZ Contemporary Award | Te Tohu Auaha, closing at midnight on Friday 31 May. Fill in the entry form here, where you can also find the Terms and Conditions for entries. The Award, which recognises New Zealand compositions...

Chris Artley in Shanghai

New Zealand composer Chris Artley’s ‘O My Children, My Poor Children!’, for SATB choir and big band, was premiered at the ISCMS Gala Concert at Shanghai Symphony Hall on 23 February.

Rainbow Rosalind meets the Orchestra

A packed Dunedin Town Hall greeted Rainbow Rosalind the Fairy and the Dunedin Youth Orchestra (conductor Anthony Ritchie) for the premiere of ‘Rainbow Rosalind Meets the Orchestra’, a fun introduction to the orchestra for kids. Rainbow Rosalind was joined on stage by...

Who Got The Gig? Toni Huata

Toni Huata was recently interviewed by Emanuella de Ruiter from The Big Idea. In her interview, she talks about finding her way to music, her passion for Māori music and her vision for the new role at SOUNZ. “It's looking at what opportunities we can give our Māori...

2019 NZ Composer Sessions

SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music is proud to announce the selection for the latest NZ Composer Sessions. Eight New Zealand composers’ works will be rehearsed and performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Hamish McKeich and recorded by RNZ Concert...

Michael Norris: Violin Concerto – Sama

Wellington composer Michael Norris sonically evokes the Sufi ceremony of ‘Sama’ in his Violin Concerto of the same name in this Resound film from the Michael Fowler Centre. Norris is particularly interested in the Mevlevi Order’s version of the ceremony, which...

SOUNZ Contemporary Award | Te Tohu Auaha

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