Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Welcome to term 3

JAZZQUEST will be held this weekend at CPIT Jazz School, corner of Madras and High Streets on the third floor auditorium. It is a gold coin entry for non-players. Our jazz bands are playing on Sunday 4th August at 10am and 12noon. Supporters are welcome. There is Wilson's car parking available on Tuam St near Madras St.

HIP HOP DANCE CLASS - Spaces now open for term 3! We are learning a brand new performance dance this term, new (and current) students are welcome. Every Friday, 3-4pm in the media room. $72 term fee. To register for the term go to http://chisnallwoodmusic.wikispaces.com/HipHop For more info please contact Leearna at Xpression Dance Studio, phone 373-8032 or email xpressionds@gmail.com

Singer/songwriter/guitar lessons with Claire Coleman are available for 20-minute individual lessons at school at $19. Please register on the wiki if interested.

Main music dates for term 3:

JazzQuest Aug 3rd and 4th
NZSM Jazz Festival August 15-18
Jazz Combo gig August 31st 5.30pm
Jazz Band gig Sept 2nd 2pm
Jazz tour to Dunedin Sept 9-11
Strum, Strike and Blow festival (Ukuleles, Marimbas and Recorders) CBS Arena Sept 18th, 7pm concert plus daytime rehearsals.
Closing date for ABRSM Theory exams Sept 20th

Some highlights of Term 4 will see the ChCh Big Band Festival (Labour Weekend), ChCh School's Music festival (Choir and Special groups in CBS Arena), BandQuest (all Rock bands) and Kiwilele (Ukulele Festival in Auckland)

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

July 3rd news

Congratulations to the following Chisnallwood students who auditioned and were accepted into special groups for the 2013 ChCh Music Festival:
Max Bobby - Concert Band
Olivia Costello - Senior Choir
Claudia Crosland - Orchestra
Rory Humm - Senior Choir
Liam Johnson - Orchestra
William Murton - Senior Choir
Rion Ormandy - Orchestra
Breanna Riordan - Senior Choir

Next Week:

Combined Concert with visiting guests, ACG Parnell College 

Thursday July 11th, 7pm Chisnallwood Hall 
  • Combined orchestras and music groups of ACG Parnell College and Chisnallwood.
  • Guest sax quartet "The Hall Quartet" (all ex-Chisnallwood national finalists)
Roadshow Performances
Roadshow Performances

Other Concerts which might be of interest........

NZSO Concert opportunity
Wednesday July 10th 7pm CBS Arena

NZSO and percussionist Colin Currie Concert The NZSO have a Student/Accompanying Adult Discount - $10/$20  - Just fill out the form on this page: http://chisnallwoodmusic.wikispaces.com/Orchestra
You can find lots of information, videos and links about the concert and Colin Currie here: http://www.nzso.co.nz/concerts/concert/bold-worlds/

Christchurch Symphony Orchestra

This Saturday night, 6 July in the CBS Arena,  L.A Mitchell will be singing with the CSO (conducted by Tom Rainey) as well as the Dukes, Mark Vanilau, Anika Moa and Dave Dobbyn.