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Exemplary concert by NZSM woodwind students at St Andrew’s

From one point of view, this was the best presentation yet by NZSM at St. Andrew’s: they made their introductions to the pieces to be played using the microphone, so every word could be heard – hooray! It was a pity not to have any oboe or bassoon students performing, but those who played had secure techniques and obvious musical sensibilities.  All the accompanied pieces had Kirsten Simpson as piano... read more

Interesting recital from first and second year voice students at New Zealand School of Music

By , 01/08/2012
This concert featured seven voice students from the New Zealand School of Music who were either first or second year students and it was a first public performance for four of them. I had noticed only a couple of the names in lesser roles of last year’s wonderful production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream: William McElwee and Tess Robinson. Rory Sweeney had sung three Brahms Lieder a week before with... read more

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