Central Celebrates - Waikato's Orchestral Festival for All
15 Aug 2023 - 20 Aug 2023
Full Programme of Events:
TUES 15 AUG | 9.30am, 11am & 1pm | The Adventures of Pat the PātētēA tamariki-friendly musical story for schools, about courage, guardianship and the environment around us.
FRI 18 AUG | 7pm | Open Rehearsal with Youth Orchestra WaikatoSee how an orchestra works! Come and experience the young musicians in rehearsal.
SAT 19 AUG | 1.30pm | Youth ShowcaseShowcasing the very best young musicians from across the Waikato, featuring Youth Orchestra Waikato, The Rauhī Project and the Waikato Community School of Music.
SAT 19 AUG | 3.30pm | The Adventures of Pat the PātētēAn encore performance especially for tamariki and whanau.
SUN 20 AUG | 10am | Composition WorkshopExperience music, written by outstanding New Zealand secondary and tertiary composers, coming to life for the very first time.
SUN 20 AUG | 12.30 - 3pm | All-comer Rusty Player OrchestraJoin New Zealand's most relaxed orchestra which welcomes returning and novice adult musicians.
SUN 20 AUG | 7pm | Our World – Music and the EnvironmentA beautifully curated performance of music and words reflecting on the environment.
Tickets: Free / Koha / Low Cost Entry