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Canada Calling!

29 June 2018    /    News

We’re winging our way to Canada next month for a series of performances in the beautiful province of Ontario. Our tour kicks off with a performance for the Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society, which was founded in 1974 by Jan Narveson, a philosophy professor at the University of Waterloo, and over...

Music for Social Change

29 June 2018    /    News

Reaching out to the next generation of string players is something we are passionate about, and we feel privileged that over the past two months we have been able to encourage and inspire nearly 300 young string players from low income backgrounds.

Celebrations in Nelson

29 June 2018    /    News

Earlier this month we were honoured to take part in two gala concerts celebrating the refurbishment, re-branding and re-opening of the Nelson School of Music – now known as the Nelson Centre of Musical Arts (NCMA).

Turning Points - Chronological Connections

29 June 2018    /    News

Tickets went on sale last month for our Turning Points tour and it’s exciting to see a high level of early interest in our national tour. There’s nothing quite like playing to a full hall, especially when the hall itself – or homestead/church/vineyard – feels like the perfect setting for...

Profound Performance of new Song Cycle

30 April 2018    /    Review

The English poet Edward Thomas, one of World War One’s neglected literary voices, has now been given a voice 101 years after his death in 1917. In Memoriam - a new song cycle by New Zealand composer, Janet Jennings – is a contemporary musical meditation incorporating four of Thomas’s war...

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