Our newest member is Wellingtonian Paloma Bruce. Paloma teaches absolute beginners up to post-tertiary/professional level. Her teaching is inspired by the Swedish-Italian school of technique and focuses on developing healthy technique that can last a lifetime. Her pupils sing music from... read more
Conference 2018: The Voice - The Journey
Monday 9 - Wednesday 11 July
David Jones and Nick Hollamby
Barbara Nicholls Memorial Presentation
Three social events:
Meet and Greet: Sunday 8th July, 6pm
Delegates are invited to arrive on Sunday and enjoy the hopsitality of NEWZATS and Francis Wilson at Auckland Opera Studio.
At 7pm, we will go next door for a casual dinner at Gina's Italian Kitchen (own expense, partners welcome).
30th Anniversary toast: Monday 9th July, 5.30pm
A birthday celebration with a complimentary champagne and cake, sponsored by St Cecilia.
Conference Dinner: Tuesday 10th July, 7.00pm
La Cigale French Bistro, Parnell. Tickets $80. Includes complimentary drink and canapes on arrival, entree platter at the table, main and dessert, and fantastic entertainment.
Timothy Wayne-Wright: Vocal Ensembles Masterclass
DATE: Monday 26 March, 7pm
VENUE: Music Theatre, School of Music, 6 Symonds Street, Auckland Central
The King's Singers countertenor, Timothy Wayne-Wright will be visiting the School of Music to present this very special vocal ensembles masterclass.
Taking time off from performing with the internationally acclaimed British a capella group, Timothy will share his experience and expertise with selected vocal ensembles, together with a Q&A session. This is an exclusive opportunity to see the distinguished singer in action as he puts the evening's participants through their paces, coaching the art of ensemble singing. Promising to be a very popular event, early bookings are essential!
Lexus Entries Close 26 March
ENTRIES FOR THE LEXUS SONGQUEST close Monday 26 March 2018.
The Lexus Song Quest has launched the world famous opera careers of many talented New Zealanders. And the stakes have never been higher, with $90,000 in prizes now up for grabs for the winner. So, be it on stage or in the audience, we hope to see you soon at the exciting 2018 Grand Final Gala on Saturday 28 July.
Conference Brochure and timetable out now
Download the brochure and see details of the conference programme here[/conference/conference-timetable/]. Conference Timetable read more
Four Presenters chosen to share Research
Four of our members have been chosen to present their research on the voice and voice teaching at NEWZATS Conference (July 9-11 2018). Day One: Dr Morag Atchison - Hidden virtuosity: the... read more
Lisa Tui announced as Barbara Nicholls speaker for Conference July 2018
Council would like to announce the latest addition to the July 2018 NEWZATS conference lineup of speakers in Auckland. Lisa Tui will be our Barbara Nicholls speaker and will be giving... read more
Nick Hollamby - second speaker at Conference July 2018
Nick Hollamby will be our contemporary speaker at the NEWZATS National conference July 9-11. More details about conference will be announced before Christmas. He is an established vocalist, music director and... read more
David Jones to head NEWZATS Conference July 2018
9-11 July 2018 SAVE THE DATES We have been incredibly fortunate to secure David Jones from New York, USA, as our main speaker! For those of you who have sat under his teaching... read more
NEWZATS Mentoring Scheme[/whats-up/mentor/] is finally up and running! read more