Student ensemble success continues

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

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Student ensemble success continues

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.
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October international touring

28 August 2019     /     News

After several concerts at home, our tour in October will take us abroad again, this time to the USA and Germany. 
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National Tour 2019 Highlights

28 August 2019     /     News

It was terrific to see so many of you at our concerts in June and July as we travelled the country on our annual National Tour.
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