This year is the 50th Anniversary of the Chamber Music Contest, so CMNZ is spending plenty of time connecting with Contest Alumni members. Our Alumni Correspondent Salina Fisher has been delving deep into the 50-year history of the Contest, and will be sharing many Alumni stories for you in the coming months as we celebrate an important year […]

This year is the 50th Anniversary of the Chamber Music Contest, so CMNZ is spending plenty of time connecting with Contest Alumni members. Our Alumni Correspondent Salina Fisher has been delving deep into the 50-year history of the Contest, and will be sharing many Alumni stories for you in the coming months as we celebrate an important year […]

A Motueka College saxophone quartet receive coaching from Trio Amistad's Simon Brew

Wellington-based Trio Amistad (Simon Brew, saxophone; Rebecca Steel, flute; Jane Curry, guitar) were on tour last month, as part of our Encompass series. Their tour covered a lot of ground around the country: after starting in their home-city they ventured to Gore, Motueka, Whangarei, Warkworth, Tauranga and Gisborne. One of the things they were really […]

Turnovsky Ensemble group image

Natalie Lin is a kiwi violinist currently studying towards her DMA at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music (Houston, Texas). She won the NZCT Chamber Music Contest with her piano quartet in 2005 and more recently received 6th prize and the Audience Choice Award at the 2013 Michael Hill International Violin Competition, becoming the first New Zealander in 10 years to […]

Emma Richards balck and white photo

This year is the 50th Anniversary of the Chamber Music Contest, so CMNZ is spending plenty of time connecting with Contest Alumni members. Our Alumni Correspondent Salina Fisher has been delving deep into the 50-year history of the Contest, and will be sharing many Alumni stories for you in the coming months as we celebrate an important year […]

Bridget Williams bruce foster 2011.2

This year is the 50th Anniversary of the Chamber Music Contest, so CMNZ is spending plenty of time connecting with Contest Alumni members. Our Alumni Correspondent Salina Fisher has been delving deep into the 50-year history of the Contest, and will be sharing many Alumni stories for you in the coming months as we celebrate an important year […]

Alex and Karlo

Ordinarily it is the chamber music ensemble that decides what to play in concert (maybe sometimes with a little input from the organisation helping to put on the event). This makes sense, given that a considerable number of the artists who wrote the music being performed are no longer alive. But what if it wasn’t […]

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