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]

  • 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. Perform traditional music and rhythms from Ghana, Guinea, Mali and other countries in West Africa taught by Maganui Stewart 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.
    TERM 3, Thursdays: July 19th, 26th; August 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
    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
  • Sing Gym
    with Lisa Tui
    For singers and developing singers who want a regular opportunity to pay attention to their vocal skill set and technique.
    Mondays, 23rd July to 24th September, 7.00pm-8.30pm
    Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)
    Cost $100 ($80 for Friends of The Muse)
    Bookings essential (even if a returning student): 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 2: 30th April to 2nd July
    TERM 3: 23rd July to 24th 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 2: 1st May to 4th July
    TERM 3: 24th July to 26th 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)
  • 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, 7.30pm - 9.30pm: August 15th, 22nd, 29th; September 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
    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 21st September, 7.30pm-9.30pm
    Saturday 22nd September, 10.00am-5.00pm
    Sunday 23rd September, 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.