Coming Up

TERM FOUR 2023 - Trial Visits Welcome for all activities

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

October 9 - December 18
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
@ Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road
Cost: $120.00 per term
Casual attendance $15.00 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! 
October 10 - December 13
Cost by donation (suggested range $2-$10 per week)
Bookings helpful: Book here

CHRISTCHURCH: Tuesdays 10.30am - 12.30pm or Wednesdays 1.00pm - 2.30pm
@ Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Room 6, Phillipstown (map)
NORTH CANTERBURY: Tuesdays, 2.15pm - 3.45pm
@ John Knox Church, Cnr High Street and King Street (across from Caltex), Rangiora (map)

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.

@ Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Room 6, Phillipstown (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.
Tuesdays, 10.00am - 10.30am
Tuesdays, 7.00pm - 7.30pm
Wednesdays, 12.30pm - 1.00pm
@ Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Room 6, Phillipstown (map)

An opportunity to make progress as an instrumentalist, as part of an ensemble playing a wide variety of music specifically arranged for guitar, ukulele, mandolin, charango and banjo, in a fun, stress free environment.
Wednesdays, 7pm - 8pm
October 18 - December 20
@ Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Room 6, Phillipstown (map)
(Partial term) Cost: $75.00 - Casual rate: $15 per class
Bookings highly recommended: Book here

Music classes for children - Kodály inspired music learning with Loren Easterbrook & Nikki Berry
An opportunity for young people to develop skill, confidence and music literacy, through fun games, singing and sequential learning.
Fridays, October 13 - December 15
Free Trial Visits Welcome

3.45pm - 4.15pm: Kea (approx 5 - 6 years old)
4.20pm - 4:50pm: Kōtare (approx 7 - 9 years old)
5:00pm - 5:30pm: Kāhu (approx 10 and over)
@ Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Room 6, Phillipstown (map)
Cost: $110.00 per term. or $15.00 a class casual (trial)
Scholarships available. Click here to apply for financial help.
Bookings very helpful: Book here


Five days of exciting music making and learning, for educators and the general public, inspired by the Kodály approach to music making and learning. Fun - Inclusive - Something for everyone.
January 15 - 19, 2024
@ Chisnallwood Intermediate School
76 Breezes Rd. Avondale Ōtautahi
Cost: range between $40 - $800.00
Bookings Essential

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. 9 February, 7.30pm - 9.30pm
and Saturday/Sunday 10 and 11 February, 10.00am - 4.00pm
@ Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Room 6, Phillipstown (map)
Cost $150 ($140 for Friends of The Muse)
Bookings essential: Book here