Coming Up

TERM TWO 2024 - Trial Visits Welcome for all activities

We have moved! - 455 Hagley Avenue

Please note, most 'in person' activities can also be attended via zoom. Registered participants will be sent zoom link. Scholarships available for all activities.

WAITA WHAKATAUKĪ COMMUNITY SINGING
with Sean O'Connor
Tuesday, 11 June, 7.30pm - 9.00pm
Christchurch Multicultural Recreation and Community Centre
455 Hagley Avenue, Christchurch Central City map
entry by koha

Come and join us for an uplifting community singing session with Sean O'Connor

WEST AFRICAN DRUMMING AND DANCE CLASSES with Agbeko Desouza
April 29 - July 1 (no class on June 3 - King's birthday public holiday)
7.00pm - 8.30pm

Experience the infectious joy and beauty of Ghanaian culture. We will explore authentic West African drum rhythms, songs and dances, in a learning environment that includes people of all ages and ability. Drums supplied
455 Hagley Avenue, Christchurch Central City map
Cost: $120.00 per term
Casual attendance $20.00 per session
Registrations helpful – book here

ROCKERS OF AGES CHOIRS with Nikki Berry & Gary Easterbrook
A chance to sing contemporary and world music in four part harmony in a welcoming, fun environment. Three individual choirs that come together for performances. You can join one, or all three! 
April 30 - July 3
Cost by donation (suggested range $2-$10 per week)
Bookings helpful: Book here

CHRISTCHURCH: Tuesdays 10.00am - 11.30pm or Wednesdays 1.00pm - 2.30pm
455 Hagley Avenue, Christchurch Central City map
NORTH CANTERBURY: Tuesdays, 2.00pm - 3.30pm (musicianship at 1.30pm) @ Dudley Park Pavilion, 45 Church St, Rangiora.
Please note: 
3 of every four rehearsals are @ Dudley Park Pavilion, 45 Church St, Rangiora.
On the second Tuesday of every month we have an open rehearsal at the local library. Tuesday, the 13th of February will be at Rangiora Library.

OPEN SONG WORLD MUSIC CHOIR with Nikki Berry, & Gary Easterbrook
This non-auditioned choir is open to anyone who wants to sing. No previous experience necessary. Scholarships and concessions available.
Tuesdays, April 30 - July 2
7.30pm - 9.00pm (Musicianship at 7.00pm - all welcome)
455 Hagley Avenue, Christchurch Central City map
Suggested contribution $80 or casual rate:$15 per night, (or pay what you can afford)
Bookings helpful: Book here or phone Gary 021 1811 496

KODÁLY INSPIRED MUSICIANSHIP CLASSES FOR ADULTS with Nikki Berry
Through games, songs, movement and play, adult beginner musicians learn to read, write, and understand music, while developing aural and musicianship skills.
April 30 - July 5
Tuesdays, 9.30am - 10.00am
Tuesdays, 7.00pm - 7.30pm
Wednesdays, 2.30pm - 3.00pm
455 Hagley Avenue, Christchurch Central City map
Also, Tuesdays, 1.30pm - 2.00pm in North Canterbury@ Dudley Park Pavilion, 45 Church St, Rangiora (except second Tuesday of each month is at Rangiora Library.)

SING, PLAY, LEARN!
Music classes for children and families - Kodály inspired music learning with Nikki Berry
An opportunity for young people to develop skill, confidence and music literacy, through fun games, singing and sequential learning.
Wednesdays and FridaysMay 3 - July 5
Trial Visits Welcome
Wednesdays: 3:45pm - 4:15pm: Kea  (5 - 6 yrs)
Wednesdays: 4:30pm - 5:00pm: Kotāre  (7 - 9 yrs) (currently waiting for enough enrollments)

Fridays: 5:00pm - 5:30pm: Kāhu (10 and over)
455 Hagley Avenue, Christchurch Central City map
Cost: $110.00 per term. or $15.00 a class casual (trial)
Scholarships available. Click here to apply for financial help.
Bookings essential: Book here

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. 7 June, 7.30pm - 9.30pm
and Saturday/Sunday, 8 and 9 June, 10.00am - 4.00pm
455 Hagley Avenue, Christchurch Central City map
Cost $150 ($140 for Friends of The Muse)
Bookings essential: Book here

ROCKERS OF AGES IN CONCERT - RANGIORA LIBRARY
Celebrating NZ Music Month with songs from and about Aotearoa
Tuesday 14th May, 2.30pm - 3.30pm

SONGS FROM HOME
An intimate afternoon with Nikki Berry and approximately 65 of her friends
In celebration of New Zealand Music Month, Nikki (and approximately sixty five of her friends) present her original songs,
along with choral arrangements of iconic New Zealand songwriters.

Sunday 26 May, 4.00pm - 5.00pm
The Great Hall
Te Matatiki Toi Ora The Arts Centre