Upcoming Events

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Celebrate 400

Wellington & Paekakariki     /     November - December

400 years ago – before the birth of Bach, Vivaldi, or Handel – the renowned instrument-maker Nicolò Amati crafted an exquisite viola in his Italian workshop. Is this marvellous Amati viola now the oldest string instrument in New Zealand? We believe so!

Cello for Africa

Porirua     /     November

Cello for Africa, directed by Sinfonia for Hope, brings together musicians from Africa and New Zealand in a concert to raise funds for the Tamariki Education Centre, a primary school in the slums of Nairobi, founded by New Zealander, Denise Carnihan.

Summer City: Gardens Magic 2020

Wellington     /     January

The iconic Gardens Magic free outdoor concert series is Wellington's flagship Summer City event. Gather your whānau and friends, bring a picnic, enjoy the music – and as the sun goes down see the garden transform with a magical light display!

IRMTNZ 2020 Annual Conference

Auckland     /     January

In 2020, Institute of Registered Music Teachers of New Zealand (IRMTNZ) will host Bridging Cultures: Beethoven 250 and Beyond from 16-19 January 2020 at King's College in Otahuhu, Auckland. IRMTNZ holds annual national conferences which provide outstanding professional advice, collegial support and inspiration. 

2020 Adam Summer School

Nelson     /     February

The 26th annual Adam Summer School for Chamber Music will be held in Nelson from the 8th to 16th of February 2020. It is generously sponsored by the Adam Foundation, and provides the opportunity for up to 30 young string players and pianists to commit themselves to eight days of...

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The New Zealand String Quartet gratefully acknowledges its sponsors and funders