The New Zealand Choral Tour and Festival is annual at the end of our high school term 2 and in the July holidays.
There are core days in Auckland and Rotorua and custom touring options before or after
- 2012 June 27,28,29,30 July 1&2
- 2013 core dates July 4,5,6, 7&8
- 2014 core dates July 2,3,4,5,6&7
Guest choirs may choose to arrive beforehand or stay later and have a custom tour program made to suit. Northern hemisphere choirs may go on to Australia directly or after touring, by our arrangement or their own, perhaps joining an Australian choirs from the SingDownunder festival in their home city.
We welcome ttbb, mixed-voice choirs, treble-voice choirs… (our high school choirs are aged 13-18). The festival offers visiting choirs a safe, exotic, quality choral summer school joining a large group of New Zealand and visiting choirs. It exposes guest choirs to Maori and Polynesian choral styles uniquely present in Auckland, a metropolitan cathedral choral competition and touring and singing in diverse contexts in New Zealand’s beautiful, intersting regions.