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28 August 2019 / News
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. We’re delighted to announce that 16 Strings (string quartet) then took the top spot in the final on 3 August, becoming the overall winners of the contest for 2019. Congratulations! The Wellington-based group, violinists Toloa Faraimo and Shanita Sunguswan, violist Peter Gjelsten and cellist Emma Ravens, performed music by Erwin Schulhoff. Radio NZ Concert’s Clarissa Dunn spoke to them immediately after the exciting announcement.
Have a listen to the full interview and read more about the contest final here.
22 April 2020 / NewsWe're used to making music together and travelling to perform for audiences around New Zealand and overseas, but the COVID-19 crisis has meant huge changes for us all. In New Zealand, we are currently into the fourth week of lockdown – a position many of you reading from around the... Read More
21 April 2020 / NewsLate last year we tidied up a bit backstage, adding more videos and audio tracks to our digital channels. Until we can perform publicly again, there are plenty of playlists and short clips to explore. Read More
25 February 2020 / NewsLast 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. Read More