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]

TERM ONE 2019

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

AFRICAN RAIN FOREST SINGING with Su Hart, visiting artist from the U.K.
Immerse yourself in the joyful, compelling singing and rhythm of the Baka people. Learn about life as a hunter gatherer in the rainforest of Cameroon.
Saturday, 16 February, 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)

Snacks to share appreciated. Children welcome
$45.00/$40.00 Door sales or pay here
Bookings helpful but not essential: Book here

SEASONS OF SONG with Rory O'Connor
An opportunity to explore your singing in a supportive group, singing in unison with opportunities to explore harmony. A solo song can be arranged too!
Wednesdays, 7.30pm-9.30pm
9th, 23rd, 30th Jan, 13th, 20th February
Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown
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

THE ROCKERS OF AGES IN CONCERT
Classic rock and uplifting songs from around the world.
Monday, 18th of February, 12.10pm - 1.00pm
@ The Piano, 156 Armagh St
$10/$5 door sales only

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.
7 Thursdays: 7.00pm-8.00pm
31st January  - 14th March
Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)
Cost: Adults $65 (or $60 for Friends of The Muse); Children: $40; First night only: $15
Bookings recommended: 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
February 5th -12th April
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)

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, 7.00pm-8.30pm,
11th February - 8th April
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, (except public and School holidays) 11th February - 8th April
10.00am - 11.00am (cup of tea @ 11am)
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

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
February 27th - 10th April
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

TERM TWO

RECLAIM YOUR VOICE
 with Nikki Berry & 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 17th May, 7.30pm-9.30pm; Saturday 18th May 10.00am-5.00pm; and Sunday 19th May, 10.00am-4.00pm
Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)
Cost $150 ($140 for Friends of The Muse)
Bookings essential, numbers limited: Book here
Concessions available, please enquire on 0800 THE MUSE or email us