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TEDx Ruakura 2016
30th Jul 2016 10:00am-6:00pm
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organised events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group.

Lara Hall & Rachael Griffiths-Hughes
3rd Aug 2016 1:00pm
The Conservatorium’s early music specialists, Lara Hall (violin) and Rachael Griffiths-Hughes (harpsichord)

University of Waikato Concerto Competition Finals
5th Aug 2016 7:00pm
University of Waikato student finalists vie for the top solo performance award on the Conservatorium calendar. Do not miss this evening of stunning virtuosity.

Bridget Douglas and David Kelly - Lunchtime Recital Series
10th Aug 2016 1:00pm
NZSO Principal flautist Bridget Douglas and pianist David Kelly play works by Bach, Poulenc and Copland.

Professor Graeme Doole - 'Old dirt, new boots: The economics of land, water and people'
16th Aug 2016 5:00pm-6:00pm
2016 Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series

Student Concert - Lunchtime Recital Series
17th Aug 2016 1:00pm
Top Conservatorium of Music students inspire and delight with solo and chamber instrumental works and a variety of vocal repertoire.

Waikato International Cello Fest 2016
21st Aug 2016 - 28th Aug 2016
Four of the most renowned cello performers and teachers in the world will be converging on Hamilton, New Zealand for the Waikato International Cello Fest 2016.

Santiago Cañón Valencia & Katherine Austin
21st Aug 2016 4:00pm
Opening concert of the Waikato International Cello Fest 2016 sees the return to Hamilton of Colombian prodigy Santiago Cañón Valencia now enjoying a successful international career

Wallace International Cello Competition Finals
22nd Aug 2016 7:30pm
The inaugural Wallace International Cello Competition reaches its climax with the top four cellists aged under 25 battling it out for prizemoney of $10,000

Li-Wei Qin
23rd Aug 2016 7:30pm
Widely regarded as one of the foremost cellists of his generation Li-Wei Qin marks his return to New Zealand with a programme of Beethoven, Schubert, Shostakovich and Ginastera.

Wolfgang Schmidt
25th Aug 2016 7:30pm
Described by an authority no less than Yo-Yo Ma as a “cellist of impeccable technique, poise and taste,” Wolfgang Schmidt makes his first appearance in New Zealand.

Festival Chamber Orchestra
27th Aug 2016 7:30pm
Festival Chamber Orchestra with Li-Wei Qin, Wolfgang Schmidt, Philippe Muller, Edward King, and Santiago Cañón Valencia

Cellophonics Gala Concert
28th Aug 2016 2:30pm
Waikato Cellophonics students are joined by international guests for a final gala celebration of music written for the cello

TBA
31st Aug 2016 1:00pm

Trans-Tasman Piano Duo - Lunchtime Recital Series
7th Sep 2016 1:00pm
Conservatorium’s Katherine Austin and Melbourne’s Glenn Riddle play piano duets

Lilburn Composition Awards
9th Sep 2016 7:30pm
An exciting evening of new compositions by Conservatorium of Music students

Under the Same Moon
10th Sep 2016 7:30pm
A heartfelt comedy about daughters and their wayward mothers

Villani Quartet - Lunchtime Recital Series
14th Sep 2016 1:00pm
Newly formed ensemble has come together to perform rarely heard piano quartets for New Zealand audiences

Student Concert - Lunchtime Recital Series
21st Sep 2016 1:00pm
Top Conservatorium of Music students inspire and delight with solo and chamber instrumental works and a variety of vocal repertoire.

Alex Raineri - Lunchtime Recital Series
28th Sep 2016 1:00pm
Prodigious Australian pianist Alex Raineri plays a stunning programme of Romantic music from Wagner, Scriabin, Mendelssohn, and more.

Student Concert - Lunchtime Recital Series
5th Oct 2016 1:00pm
Top Conservatorium of Music students inspire and delight with solo and chamber instrumental works and a variety of vocal repertoire.

ArtzElectro
7th Oct 2016 7:00pm
A concert of inter-disciplinary new media works by students and staff combining elements of live performance, graphics, moving images, and audio, while also including interactive/generative technologies.

Marimba Percussion Duo - Lunchtime Recital Series
12th Oct 2016 1:00pm
Comprising Jeremy Fitzgerald and Yoshiko Tsuruta, the Marimba Percussion Duo perform on a colourful mixture of percussion instruments

London Conchord Ensemble
16th Oct 2016 5:00pm
Chamber Music New Zealand. In their twelve year history the London Conchord Ensemble has won accolades all over Europe for their imaginative programming. Their debut New Zealand tour takes them to ten centres nationwide.

Student Concert - Lunchtime Recital Series
19th Oct 2016 1:00pm
Top Conservatorium of Music students inspire and delight with solo and chamber instrumental works and a variety of vocal repertoire.

Tim Bray Productions - Auckland’s leading theatre for children - presents "A Lion in the Meadow and Other Stories" by Margaret Mahy
28th Oct 2016 - 29th Oct 2016
Join in the fun as some of Margaret Mahy's best-loved stories are woven together into one enjoyable and imaginative show. Magical Mahy comes to life on stage.

Gala Concert
6th Nov 2016 2:30pm
Musical highlights of the year are presented as if out-of-the-blue from all corners of the Concert Chamber in quick-fire non-stop fashion