The University of Waikato
New Zealand 3216
This year's conference is held by the Waikato branch of the Institute of Registered Music Teachers. For the first time, NEWZATS and MENZA members have been invited to attend.
Two streams are featured throughout the conference: Voice and Piano. Each day hosts sessions for the relevant stream as well as general sessions that encompass aspects of both streams and more.
There is something for everyone to enjoy at this concert, including world-recognised guest speakers and performers, concerts, and targeted masterclasses.
Come to Hamilton to be refreshed, invigorated, learn from others, and extend your network in a collegial and collaborative environment. The Waikato Branch welcomes you.
The New Zealand Chamber Soloists bring the luminescent colours, sights and sounds of Aotearoa to the world through the intimate experience of chamber music. The piano trio consists of Katherine Austin (piano), Lara Hall (violin), and James Tennant (cello). The NZCS will perform a concert on the 19th, guests of delegates are welcomed to attend.
Katie has a PhD from UNSW and a Master’s degree in performance from the Juilliard School of Music. She has championed piano music by Australian composers, recording three solo CDs and producing Wirripang Australian Piano Anthology and Australian Women Composers' Piano Anthology. She has presented 29 papers at various conferences.
Dame Malvina’s international opera career has included twenty-eight major Operatic roles, extensive Oratorio and Concert repertoire and a wide-ranging discography of commercial recordings. The Dame Malvina Major Foundation was formed in 1991 to support the training of young New Zealand artists.