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We hold regular events at both national and branch level, which both members and non-members can attend. 
You can also find details of events held by our colleagues in music education here.

Soiree – an evening concert
27 November

Christmas concert
11 December

All events held at the Cafler Suite, Forum North, Whangarei
Enquiries: Ann Moody 09 436 0044 or

Auckland Teachers Forum
For details of the next forum, please email: or call 021 2652 628.

Student Performers Groups
North Shore – St Aidan’s Church 97 Onewa Road, Northcote – Enquiries: Melody Deng  
Selwyn – St Luke’s Church, Remuera Road – Enquiries: Sharon Martin 09 528 3878 or
Eastern – Howick Children’s Youth Theatre – Enquiries: Susan Theron 021 0291 272 or
Mediant – St Cuthbert’s College Performing Arts Centre, Room 203 – Enquiries: Geoffrey Hinds 
Southern – Old Central School Papakura – Enquiries: Fleur Chee
Hibiscus Coast – Enquiries: Louise Lamb 09 427 5212 or 

Music Teachers Support Group
Friday 23 September at 10:30am at The Kirk, Te Aroha Street, Hamilton
Contact Linda Bell for more information

Annual Scholarships
Sunday 24 September at 1:30 pm at Hamilton Bible Church, 72 Nixon Steet
Adjudicator: Rachael Griffiths-Hughes
Classes in junior, intermediate and senior piano, vocal and instrumental.

Branch Christmas Lunch
Friday 2 December from 11:30 am at St Andrews Golf Club, 64 St Andrews’ Terrace Hamilton
$31 for a festive lunch including dessert, Plus Ones welcome

BOP IRMTNZ Scholarship
Saturday 24 September at Wesley Church, 100 Thirteenth Avenue, Tauranga
Adjudicator: Katherine Austin 

Branch Kawai Piano
Members are reminded that the piano, housed at Wesley Church on 13th Avenue, is available for hire. 
For further information please contact Adele Dickinson

HAWKES BAY BRANCH

 

ROTORUA & TAUPO BRANCH

Te Awamutu Competitions
1-3 October, entries payable online and close 31st July.
See Te Awamutu Competitions Society of Performing Arts Inc. – Te Awamutu Competitions for information and entry forms.

Facebook page: Rotorua Branch IRMTNZ

Duet Funfest
Sunday 28 November 2022, Freyberg High School Music Suite, Palmerston North 
Closing Date Saturday 12 November 2022

Roy Tankersley at the Organ 2022
OrganPower Wednesdays 12:15 – 12:45 pm Free events at St Andrews in the City: 12 October, 14 December
House Organ Concerts Sundays 2:30 pm Free events at 51 Roy Street RSVP essential, limited to 11 patrons: 3 July, 4 Sep, 6 Nov

Student Recitals
Friday 2 December, 7pm, venue TBA, Convenors Tracy Christiansen & Elaine Schreiber

Young Musician 2022
Saturday 24 September, Whitely Memorial Church, Liardet Street, New Plymouth
With adjudicator, Ingrid Culliford
Students will present a short recital of contrasting works in either the Junior or Senior Section.
Closing date for entry Wednesday 3 August. 
Enquiries: Philippa Drinkwater

Wellington Piano and Instrumental Group
St Paul’s Lutheran Church, 12 King Street, Mount Cook, Wellington
$9 family (includes 2 adults); $3.50 adult; $2.50 student, under 5 free
Any item will be accepted at any concert. All ages, levels and instruments welcome. 

Sunday 6 Nov 3pm November Novelties – contact Rosemary Bromley

Wellington Branch website and Facebook page
More details on our upcoming Events on the Wellington Branch website or on the Branch Facebook page. 

IRMTNZ Use of Facilities at Rangi Ruru Girls’ School
The piano owned by the IRMTNZ Christchurch branch is currently being used by Rangi Ruru School in one of their music studios. In return, they offer reduced rates to any Branch members who use the Merivale Lane Theatre for their student recitals. 
Hire prices: Merivale Lane Theatre and foyer $75 per hour (includes use of Bosendorfer piano)
P1 (large room in Performing Arts Block with good Yamaha grand $25 per hour
Music studio $15 per hour
All bookings and inquiries to Eddie Cropley, Facilities and Events Manager or visit the school website

Dunedin Musical Society Concerts
Dates for remainder of 2022: Oct 20
See https://www.facebook.com/dunedinmusicalsociety for details

Dunedin Concerto Competition 2023
Now is a great time to talk to your advanced students about this competition.
Open for entries from 1 September 2022
Preliminary rounds to be held in Marama Hall from March 2-5, 2023; the finals will be in the Town Hall on May 27, 2023

Otago Branch Facebook Page
A place for Otago Branch IRMTNZ members to interact online with issues related to our teaching. It is for discussion, questions, wondering, sharing as well as the odd ‘funny’ or two. It is a closed group, meaning you have to be accepted into the group and no-one else can access it.