Scary Music at Featherston Booktown

May 2016

“In Scary Music I come home to two great passions: pleasurable learning for children, and a consumer's love of music. I know that Gareth and the New Zealand String Quartet will pass on something of those passions to children in schools.”

Joy Cowley

Three performances of Gareth Farr and Joy Cowley's Scary Music at Featherston Booktown, a Wairarapa-based festival for booklovers, running from Friday 20 - Sunday 22 May. Scary Music was commissioned for primary school children in 2015 by Creative New Zealand and is directed by Jacqui Coats.
Suitable for ages 5-15 years.  

Featherston Booktown Programme

Read our story from 2015 'Gareth Farr and Joy Cowley a Scary Combination

Booktown 2016 Poster

Scary Music at Featherston Booktown - Featherston

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'Scary Music'

Story by Joy Cowley, music by Gareth Farr.

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