Wednesday, September 18, 2013


Music News


1. Music Theory exam entries close Friday 20th Sept. 
Please go to if keen to sit an exam on Nov 2nd.

2. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Saturday 12th October, 7.00pm (END OF HOLIDAYS)
CBS Canterbury Arena
For the first time in New Zealand the movie that began Disney’s ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ series will be screened accompanied live by the CSO. 70 musicians and a choir will perform the film’s original soundtrack as this magical fantasy with Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) and Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley) unfolds.
The next day students have an opportunity for a backstage production tour

Go to and register if interested. The free student ticket offer for the CSO Pirates of the Caribbean concert on Oct closes on Friday 20th Sept.

3. Early bird price for Jon Shone (music director for One Direction) closes Friday 20th. 
He will be speaking at Chisnallwood on Oct 10th 11am-12. Go to if you are interested in registering. 

ALSO.... (not a Friday deadline, but not to be missed...)
You can register to be part of workshops at the Big Band festival in Labour weekend. These will be great for students who want to play in a jazz band led by Rodger Fox, or who want to go to an interesting jazz talk. Register here: