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


Join the Muse team for an all-comers jam, playing our suite of beautiful tuned percussion instruments.
Come and enjoy a delicious taste of vegan food from dozens of local vendors.
Saturday, 31 October, 7.00pm - 8.00pm
Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)

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 school and public holidays
October 12 - December 14
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

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. First night can be attended as a one off event.
Mondays, 7.00pm-8.30pm
October 12 - December 14
Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)
Cost $100 ($80 for Friends of The Muse) Casual: $12.50 per night.
Bookings essential (even if a returning student): Contact Lisa
For more information contact Lisa on 027 257 2857 or at

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
♥   Three rehearsal opportunities a week
CHRISTCHURCH: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10am - 12pm @ Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Room 6, Phillipstown (map)
NORTH CANTERBURY: Tuesdays, 2pm - 4pm @ St John’s Church, 353 High Street, Rangiora (map)

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, during school terms, 7.30pm - 9.30pm
October 14 - December 16
Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)
Suggested contribution $80 casual rate: $10 per night, (or pay what you can afford)
Bookings helpful: Book here or phone Gary 03 981 8729

WEST AFRICAN DRUMMING with Maganui Stewart (and once a term Koffie 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
October 15 - November 26

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


Featuring all the Muse choirs: The Rockers of Ages, Open Song and A Capellago as well as the West African Drumming group with special guest, Lisa Tui. Enjoy an afternoon of heart warming music from around the world, and get a taste of what's going on at The Muse.
Sunday, November 29, 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Tūranga Library, 60 Cathedral Square

Concessions available, please enquire on 0800 THE MUSE or email us