Education And Community

We love to take our instruments, music and ideas to young audiences, ensuring they have a good time while learning more about great chamber music. Find out more about a selection of these performances below.

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Stunning student performances conclude 2020 Adam Summer School

February 2020

Last weekend the Adam Summer School concluded another year – once again on a high note. Across nine days of more than a hundred coaching and practice sessions, public masterclasses, community concerts and Feldenkrais classes each of the students in our seven ensembles worked incredibly hard.

Supporting Tomorrow's String Stars

October 2019

With the 2020 Adam Summer School fast approaching, now's the time to spring into action.

Student ensemble success continues

August 2019

In our last Q-notes issue we highlighted the success in the NZCT Chamber Music Contest of several student ensembles that attended the Queen’s Birthday Chamber Music Weekend. Two groups that participated in the course made it through to the semi-finals at the Auckland Town Hall on 2 August.

Queen’s Birthday Chamber Music Weekend 2019

June 2019

Earlier this month we spent a busy Queens Birthday Weekend up at the New Zealand School of Music. This is the fourth year we have run our Queens Birthday Chamber Music Weekend, coaching chamber music groups of talented secondary students.

Adam Summer School: Celebrating 25 years

February 2019

The 2019 Adam Summer School was also the programme's 25th anniversary. What an amazing milestone to reach! The school is a residential chamber music programme and this year 28 students from New Zealand and Australia spent over a week participating in intensive coaching and public masterclasses with the New Zealand String...

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