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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.

Scholarships
7 August: Invention no 13 in A minor – JS Bach (set piece) & movement of a sonatina for junior students

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
Next meeting: 

Gala Musical Extravaganza
Saturday 2 July at 2pm. Free event – put on your ‘glad rags’ and showcase your talent!

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

Junior and Intermediate Scholarships
Saturday 13 August at St Paul’s Presbyterian Church, Tennyson Street, Napier
Adjudicator: Mr Fleming Kristensen
For more information, contact Dianne Abraham

Young Musician of the Year 2022
Prelims: Saturday 3 September at Blyth Performing Arts Centre
Adjudicator: Guy Donaldson

Final: 9 September at Blyth Performing Arts Centre 7:00pm
Adjudicator: Dr Rae de Lisle
For more information see the website youngmusicanshb.wordpress.com

ROTORUA & TAUPO BRANCH

See our Facebook page
Rotorua Branch IRMTNZ

Student Recitals
Any age, any stage, held at Freyberg High School Music Suite, Palmerston North
Saturday 20 August 2022, closing date 5 August 2022. 
Contact the convenor, Rowena Dawinan

Music Festival Weekend
Junior Medal Assessments and Intermediate Competitions:  Piano, Instrumental, Vocal, Senior Instrumental – Runnicles
Saturday/Sunday 3/4 September 2022, Freyberg High School, Palmerston North
Closing Date: Saturday 13 August 2022

IRMTNZ Chamber Music Competition
Sunday 7 August 2022, Palmerston North Girls’ High School
Closing Date:  Friday 8 July 2022

Senior Piano – Rawlins Scholarship
Senior Instrumental – J Holmes Runnicles
Saturday 17 September 2022, Freyberg High School, Palmerston North
Closing Date:  Friday 26 August 2022

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: 10 August, 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

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 Branch AGM 2022
Friday 17th June

Piano Plus Festival 2022
Friday 1 – Sunday 3 July 2022
We will include a post-Grade 8 class for students who missed out on this year’s Recital Competition.

Wellington Piano and Instrumental Group: 2022
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 26 June 3pm Tunes in June – contact Helen Pollock
Sunday 21 Aug 3pm Gusty August – contact Kristina Zuelicke
Sunday 11 Sep 3pm Spring Blooms – contact Julia Walls
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. 

Branch Student Recital
Aldersgate Centre, Durham Street
Hsing Yin Lin will be available to accompany students

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: June 26, August 14, Sep 18, Oct 20
See https://www.facebook.com/dunedinmusicalsociety for details

The Dunedin Performing Arts Society 
Celebrating 120 years this year. 
Instrumental Competition 15-18 September at Te Whare O Rukutia, 20 Princes Street, Dunedin
Adjudicator – Kenneth Young

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.