Coming Up

Concessions available on most courses. Help with transport may also be available. Please check the venue listed as we use several venues around town. For further information or support to attend, phone 0800 THE MUSE (0800 843 687) or email us at [email protected]

  • Seasons of Song with Rory O'Connor
    Come along and explore your singing in a supportive group. We sing in unison rather than parts - and gently explore harmony along the way, no pressure. Casual attendance welcome. Words easily followed by projector on the wall. All kinds of songs, and a convivial cuppa too :)
    Wednesdays 5th July to 9th August, 7.30pm-9.30pm
    Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)
    Pay by affordability or what you think it's worth – suggest $10 per week but you decide
    For further details contact Rory on email [email protected] or phone 027 953 5331
  • Kodaly Teacher Training - Open Day
    with Maree Hennessy and Jennifer Teh
    Observers are welcome to attend some sessions on the first day of our second semester. This is an opportunity to get a glimpse into an incredibly effective, holistic approach to teaching music at all levels.
    Monday 17th July, between 9.30am and 5.30pm
    (please enquire re session times by emailing [email protected])
    Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)
    Cost: By donation

  • Sing Gym
    with Lisa Tui
    A vocal and performance skills workout for singers who want a regular class to maintain and develop their abilities.
    Mondays, 24th July to 25th September, 7.00pm-8.30pm
    Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)
    Cost $100 ($80 for Friends of The Muse)
    Bookings necessary: Book here
    For more information contact Lisa on 027 257 2857 or at [email protected]
  • The Keepsake Singers
    with Steve Langley and Friends
    A singing group aimed at meeting the needs of people experiencing memory loss but open to anyone who loves to sing songs from the last five decades.
    Mondays, 10.00am-11.00am
    Term Three: 24th July to 27th September
    Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)
    Cost by donation (suggested range $2-$10 per week)
    Bookings helpful but not essential: Book here
  • Rockers of Ages Choirs for elders and aspiring elders
    with Nikki Berry & Gary Easterbrook
    A chance to sing contemporary and world music in four part harmony in a welcoming, fun environment.
    Cost by donation (suggested range $2-$10 per week)
    Bookings helpful: Book here
    Term Three: 1st August to 27th September
    Central: Tuesdays, 10am-12pm, Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)
    North Canterbury: Tuesdays, 2pm-4pm, St John’s Church, 353 High Street, Rangiora (map)
    Sumner: Wednesdays, 10am-12pm, Sumner Bridge Club, 57 Dryden Street, Sumner (map)
    St Albans: Wednesdays, 2pm-4pm, Forfar Courts, 95 Forfar Street, St Albans (map)

  • West African Drumming
    with Maganui Stewart and Robert Fugah

    An opportunity to experience the thrill of West African Drumming with the option of becoming part of a performing group, performing traditional music from Ghana under the guidance of master drummer and dancer, Robert Fugah.
    The first class can be attended as a one off 'taster' and introduction to West African Drumming.
    Thursdays: August 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st; September 7th, 14th, 21st
    7.00pm-8.00pm
    Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)
    Cost: Adults $75 (or $70 for Friends of The Muse); Children: $40; First night only: $15
    Bookings recommended: Book here
  • Open Song World Music Choir
    with Nikki Berry and Gary Easterbrook
    Lose yourself in the crowd and find yourself in the collective sound, singing joyful rhythmic songs from Africa, rich dark harmonies from Israel and Eastern Europe, contemporary rock songs and the sweet sounds of the Pacific. No experience necessary. All welcome.
    Wednesdays: August 23rd, 30th; September 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th
    7.30pm-9.30pm
    Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)
    Cost: $70; First night only: $15 (if you can't afford to pay, just come anyway)
    Bookings helpful: Book here or phone Gary 03 981 8729

  • Reclaim Your Voice
    with Nikki Berry and Gary Easterbrook
    A course for people who think they can't sing, beginner or shy singers and anyone who wants to learn to sing better
    Friday 27th October, 7.30pm-9.30pm; Saturday 28th October, 10.00am-5.00pm; and Sunday 29th October, 10.00am-4.00pm

    Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)
    Cost $150 ($140 for Friends of The Muse)
    Bookings essential: Book here

 

For further information on any of our courses please phone 0800 THE MUSE (0800 843 687) or email us.