IRMTNZ 2020 Annual Conference

January 2020

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. 

Celebrate the Beethoven 250 year in style with a Conference in which his monumental legacy of music will be the springboard for an enriching smorgasbord of lectures, concerts, masterclasses and workshops. 

Bridging Cultures: Beethoven 250 and Beyond

Friday 17th January, 8pm | The Great Hall, King’s College

Beethoven String Quartet in C Minor, Op. 18 No. 4

Beethoven String Quartet in C Major, Op. 59 No. 3

Beethoven String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 132


Saturday 18th January

9:15-10:30am Panel discussion and lecture recital: Interpretive insights into Beethoven’s personality and philosophy in the quartets

11am Masterclass

​1:30-3:00pm String Pedagogy Workshop with the NZSQ

1:30-2:15 Cello Technique After Casals

2:15-3pm Violin/Viola Technique Workshop – “Helping Students find their Voice on the Instrument”


Sunday 19 January, 12pm | The Great Hall, King’s College

Schumann Piano Quintet in E Flat Major, Op. 44

Performed by NZSQ and Stephen De Pledge

IRMTNZ 2020 Annual Conference - Auckland

Start Date
End Date
King's College, Golf Ave, Otahuhu, Auckland 1640
Bridging Cultures: Beethoven 250 and Beyond
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The New Zealand String Quartet gratefully acknowledges its sponsors and funders