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Institute of Registered Music Teachers - 2018 National Conference
18th Jan 2018 5:00pm - 21st Jan 2018 5:00pm
Pathways to Performance

Institute of Registered Music Teachers - 2018 National Conference
18th Jan 2018 5:00pm - 21st Jan 2018 5:00pm
Pathways to Performance

New Zealand Chamber Soloists
19th Jan 2018 7:30pm
NZCS will be performing some of their favourite works: Beethoven's Piano Trio Op 1 #3 in C minor and Dvorak's Trio in E minor Op 9, "Dumky"

Institute of Registered Music Teachers - 2018 National Conference
18th Jan 2018 5:00pm - 21st Jan 2018 5:00pm
Pathways to Performance

Institute of Registered Music Teachers - 2018 National Conference
18th Jan 2018 5:00pm - 21st Jan 2018 5:00pm
Pathways to Performance

International Women’s Day
7th Mar 2018 1:00pm
The 2018 Lunchtime Recital Series kicks off with a concert celebrating International Women's Day

Anderson & Roe
11th Mar 2018 5:00pm
"The most dynamic duo of this generation". Juilliard trained piano duo play Bernstein, The Beatles, Gluck, John Adams, Stravinsky and Leonard Cohen.

Edward King (cello) and Katherine Austin (piano)
14th Mar 2018 1:00pm
Waikato Alumnus, cellist Edward King, returns from Berlin via Sydney for this lunchtime concert with Katherine Austin on piano

Diane Walsh - piano (USA)
21st Mar 2018 1:00pm
A sumptuous programme of Beethoven, Debussy, our own Lilburn and Schumann’s Symphonic Etudes by prizewinning American pianist Diane Walsh

Diane Walsh Seminar
21st Mar 2018 3:30pm
American Pianist and former Associate Professor at Mannes College of Music in New York City, Diane Walsh shares insights from her 32 years teaching experience and her many years performing as a concert pianist.

Student Concert
28th Mar 2018 1:00pm
Conservatorium of Music students inspire and delight with solo and chamber instrumental works and a variety of vocal repertoire.

Duo Melange
4th Apr 2018 1:00pm
Globetrotting Australian duo promise to wow us in this lunchtime concert on violin and piano

Piano Masterclass with Tamara Smolyar
4th Apr 2018 3:30pm
Pianist Tamara Smolyar will work with Conservatorium of Music piano students in this public masterclass. General audience welcome.

Violin Masterclass with Ivana Tomášková
4th Apr 2018 3:30pm
Violinist performer and teacher Ivana Tomášková brings her wealth of musical knowledge to Conservatorium of Music violin students. General audience welcome.

John Chen (piano)
11th Apr 2018 1:00pm
John Chen, former winner of the Sydney International Piano Competition, returns to Hamilton to perform Paul Dukas' monumental piano sonata, a darkly passionate and brilliant masterpiece of French Romanticism.

Piano Masterclass with John Chen
11th Apr 2018 3:30pm
New Zealand pianist John Chen will work with Conservatorium of Music piano students in this public masterclass. General audience welcome.

Make Your Musical Mark – Conservatorium of Music Open Day
13th Apr 2018 9:00am-3:00pm
“Make Your Musical Mark” is a showcase of who we are at the Conservatorium of Music. Our open day allows all prospective tertiary music students to meet Conservatorium of Music staff, see our facilities, experience academic lectures and performance workshops and view our current students in concert

WUNDERHORN - OPUS Orchestra
27th Apr 2018 8:00pm
Samuel Jacobs, Principal horn from the NZSO, is soloist for the Strauss Horn Concerto in a programme including works by Beethoven, Mozart and Wagner

Stephanie Acraman (soprano) and Liam Wooding (piano)
2nd May 2018 1:00pm
Our Head of Vocal studies, Stephanie Acraman, and alumnus pianist, Liam Wooding, present the entertaining and seldom performed full collection of William Bolcom's "Cabaret Songs" in this lunchtime concert

"Ain't Misbehaving" - Cantando Choir & Friends
6th May 2018 4:00pm
BALCONY CHOIR SEATS ONLY AVAILABLE (behind stage)

Dr Mesmer’s Private Army
9th May 2018 1:00pm
Four piece multimedia ensemble led by brilliant Waikato alumnus composer Dr Jeremy Mayall in this very special lunchtime concert

Student Concert
16th May 2018 1:00pm
Conservatorium of Music students inspire and delight with solo and chamber instrumental works and a variety of vocal repertoire.

University of Waikato Aria Competition
19th May 2018 7:00pm
The annual University Aria Competition promises to be another spectacle of superb music and singing as students vie for the top spot.

Aria Competition Masterclass with Patricia Wright
20th May 2018 10:00am-3:00pm
Here is your opportunity to see behind the scenes with one of New Zealand's top international artists as soprano Patricia Wright works closely with the finalists from the University of Waikato Aria Competition

Alex Ross with Bianca Andrew & STROMA
21st May 2018 7:30pm
Alex Ross, author of "The Rest is Noise", shares the stage with the exquisite mezzo-soprano Bianca Andrew and modern music ensemble STROMA in a musical tasting session that winds through work by Ravel, Bartók, Stravinsky and, of course, the modernist masterpieces.

Songs from the Parisian Belle Epoque
23rd May 2018 1:00pm
An extraordinary opportunity to hear two of the world’s great artists present a concert from a time when culture was at its zenith in Paris; from the heights of Marcel Proust to the decadence of the Moulin Rouge.

University of Waikato Strings Orchestra
26th May 2018 3:00pm
Enjoy the University of Waikato Strings Orchestra in this one-hour family friendly concert that delves into the exciting and flamboyant world of baroque music.

Student Concert
30th May 2018 1:00pm
Conservatorium of Music students inspire and delight with solo and chamber instrumental works and a variety of vocal repertoire.

University of Waikato Chamber Music Competition
7th Jun 2018 7:00pm
Come along for an evening of passionate, enthralling music as University Chamber ensembles compete in this keenly contested competition

Opera Showcase “Encore”
9th Jun 2018 7:00pm
Experience the best of Waikato's young operatic talent with "Encore" an evening of classic and contemporary arias, choruses and opera scenes.

NZ Russian (Waikato) Friendship Society
17th Jun 2018 1:30pm
Classical Music Concert & Art Works Exhibition. Guest artists: Anna Maksymova (piano) and Oriana Kershaw (soprano)

A Cappella Afternoon
24th Jun 2018 2:00pm
The Waikato Rivertones Chorus and Auckland's Stellar Singers bring you an afternoon of fabulous A cappella entertainment.