2017 Adam Summer School

February 2017

Warmest congratulations go out to the 27 students accepted. We have 11 violinists, 6 violists, 7 cellists and 3 pianists, comprising seven ensembles – two piano trios, one piano quartet, three string quartets and one string quintet.


8.00pm – 9.30pm      Sunday 12 February

5.15pm – 6.45pm      Monday 13, Tuesday 14, Wednesday 15, Friday 17, Saturday 18 February 2017

Join us behind the scenes at the 2017 Adam Summer School – watch the musicians perform in ensemble coaching sessions with the New Zealand String Quartet and Diedre Irons. These sessions are free to attend.


Finale Concerts

Sunday 19 February 2017

Two concerts – 3.30pm and 8.00pm

Venue: Old St John’s, 320 Hardy Street, Nelson

Showcasing New Zealand’s top young musicians in two spectacular Finale Concerts, with repertoire by Beethoven, Dvořák, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Prokofiev and Shostakovich.

Tickets: General admission $15 per concert

2017 Adam Summer School - Nelson

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The New Zealand String Quartet gratefully acknowledges its sponsors and funders