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. Come along casually or each week. Words easily followed by a projector on the wall. All kinds of songs, and a convivial cuppa too :)
    2 Wednesdays: 19th Apr and 3rd May
    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
    For more information phone Rory on 027 953 533

  • 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 during term time, 10.00am-11.00am
    Term Two: 1st May to 3rd July
    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 Two: 2nd May to 5th July
    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.
    7 Wednesday nights in each term, 7.30pm-9.30pm
    May 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st; June 7th, 14th, 21st (plus optional concert 25th June at 2.30pm)
    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
  • 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.
    8 Thursdays: May 11th, 18th; June 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th; July 6th
    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 essential: Book here
  • 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 26th May, 7.30pm-9.30pm; Saturday 27th May, 10.00am-5.00pm; and Sunday 28th May, 10.00am-4.00pm
    Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)
    Cost: $150 (or $140 for Friends of The Muse)
    Bookings essential: Book here
  • Great Muse Winter Concert
    Featuring all The Muse choirs: The Rockers of Ages, Open Song and A Capellago as well as the West African Drumming group. Enjoy an afternoon of heart warming music from around the world, and get a taste of what's going on at The Muse.
    Sunday 25th June, 2.30pm-5.00pm
    Beulah Church, 140 Springfield Rpad, St Albans (map)
    Suggested Donation: $10; $5 low income; $20 family - includes delicious afternoon tea.

 

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