New Zealand has a strong choral tradition. It springs both from European roots and from the choral traditions of Maori and other Polynesian people whose earlier communal life focussed on choral performance. More on Polynesian Choral…
New Zealand schools also are comparatively experienced in hosting visiting groups from northern hemisphere schools. Our own choirs have valued the opportunity to meet with other choristers in their home contexts while they’re touring overseas. Our wish is to allow visiting choirs an opportunity to tour and perform in New Zealand, to meet NZ school choirs here and to meet other visiting choirs at the same time.
- Total fee by quotation depending on inclusions
- Registration $NZ200 per chorister due before March 20th,
- Balance due June 1st
What’s Included in all inclusive pricing
- Accommodation with all meals.
- Transfers to& from the airport & school, cathedral etc, within the tour.
- Integrated, customised programs with NZ choirs.
- All choristers receive a recording of the adjudication event.
- Written adjudication and live oral feedback at the Cathedral.
- Maori Choral music workshop and choral cultural interaction.
- Staff accommodation.
The core days of the annual festival will occur at the end of term two and the beginning of the NZ and Australian early July holidays each year.
In 2012 the core days are June 27,28,29, 30th and July 1st and 2nd.
Before the Core Days you will be in the North Island touring by arrangement
Wednesday June 27th: Maori Choral Workshop All day choir on choir event including powhiri, workshops, hangi meal and new song workshop, performance, poi, stick games etc
Thursday: Holy Trinty Cathedral All day recorded adjudicated event with all choirs
Friday: Travelling to Rotorua, midday concert en route with local school.
Saturday Choral Cultural interaction; Powhiri, shared meal and concert at Ohinemutu Marae.
Sunday Travelling to Waitomo singing en route in Hamilton
Monday July 2nd Exploring Waitomo including recorded singing opportunity in Waitomo’s Cathedral Cave
After the core days departure or custom touring in New Zealand.
All accommodation arrangements are included in the Festival. Booster groups can accompany visiting choirs by arrangement.
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