New Zealand classical musicians, groups, singers, orchestras, events
Magazines, blogs, journals *
Music in New Zealand
A leading music magazine for composers, players, reviewers, audiences and students of contemporary music.
Independent Music New Zealand
New Zealand’s voice for independent record labels and distributors
McArthur, Marie-Adele. Official website for Marie-Adele McArthur
The New Zealand-born, American-trained soprano.
A chamber choir of around 30 voices committed to the highest standards of choral excellence. Based in Auckland.
Music Education. New Zealand Society for Music Education.
Competitions, young composers, Arts Curriculum, Fanfare magazine, contacts, history of NZSME, research, net links.
Musician search *
Muscianfishing.com is a website which allows musicians to seek each other by placing free wanted or available ads. The site has full support for the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. It is a fully automated site and has a comprehensive search facility.
SOUNZ (Centre for New Zealand Music)
Search the database for musicians and composers.
New Zealand bands, groups, musicians, artists.
Music, discussion board, music news (from Suite 101).
New Zealand Music.com
Music videos, MP3’s, streaming audio, latest music news, music labels, New Zealand music chat.
New Zealand Music of the 60s and 70s.
Bands, singers, songs.
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
New Zealand’s national orchestra, founded in 1946.
New Zealand Opera News
Productions, events and competitions.
Amateur operatic and theatre societies in New Zealand.
Christchurch City Libraries
O’Neill, Simon. Simon O’Neill,
New Zealand tenor based in New York.
Sopranos and Mezzo-Sopranos
Kiri Te Kanawa
Biography, pictures, discography, bibliography.
Kiri Te Kanawa. Wikipedia entry.
Orchestras : New Zealand orchestras *
Organ: The Reiger Pipe Organ in The Christchurch Town Hall.
Events, music, sound files, organ links and more.
New Zealand Organ Manufactory, Oamaru
The New Zealand Organ Manufactory was established in 1998 to provide owners of pipe and reed organs with quality care and maintenance at an affordable cost.Director: Dr Ron Newton.
Concert Organist, Harpsichordist & Broadcaster, New Zealand.
Palmer, Juliet. Juliet Palmer,
New Zealand composer and sound artist.
Strike is a New Zealand percussion group. Strike have both a performance and a schools education focus.
Piano, pianists *
The Kerikeri competition began in 1987 as a national event, under the auspices of Kerikeri Arts. A Trust was established in 2007 to take on the responsibility of presenting New Zealand’s most recognised classical music competition for solo piano. The competition became the Kerikeri International Piano Competition in 2012 and has since gained international recognition for its quality and fine organization.
Chen, John. John Chen,
winner of The Sydney International Piano Competition, 2004.
Pop, rock, punk music *
Simon Grigg’s website.
A history of New Zealand bands, labels and clubs.
N Z Musician
Gig guides, directories, reviews, forums.
Publishers : New Zealand music publishers *
Publishers of contemporary New Zealand music, and promoters and marketers of emerging and established composers, specializing particularly in percussion, instrumental and chamber music.
Recording studios and labels *
Contemporary music from the Pacific.
An independent record label. While in Wellington a loose collective of bands recorded under the banner of EeLman. In a bleak post-punk world, the EeLman groups stood out for their humour and their funk.
The Sound Room music production and composition
The Sound Room Ltd (est. 2003) is based in Auckland and is run by composers/producers Tom Fox and Marshall Smith.
Music research at the University of Victoria Music School.
New Zealand classical music performance and recording reviews, New Zealand classical music recordings and artists, New Zealand opera recordings. Peter Menchen
Royal New Zealand Ballet Company
New Zealand foremost ballet company.
Schools of music *
Mozart Young Academy
Mozart Young Academy is a Wellington based piano education programme that believes in the power of music to enhance young lives. Their music tuition provides a mix of technical learning, performance opportunities and a sense of achievement for their students.
New Zealand School of Music
In 2006, Massey University and Victoria University of Wellington combined the strengths of their Conservatorium of Music and School of Music respectively, to offer students unique opportunities for the comprehensive study of music at tertiary level.
Strike is a New Zealand percussion group. STRIKE have both a performance and a schools education focus.
Services, agents, bookings.
New Zealand Music Services Directory.
Setchell, Martin. Martin Setchell
Organist, composer, writer and organ curator of The Christchurch Town Hall.
Singers, Sopranos, Mezzo-Sopranos *
New Zealand female singers.
A list of entries from Wikipedia.
New Zealand tenor based in New York.
Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation
The Foundation’s mission is to establish, build and manage a trust fund to provide financial and career support to talented young New Zealander singers and musicians. The Foundation will raise funds by soliciting donations from individuals and companies, and by staging fund-raising events. Dame Kiri has pledged her personal commitment to the establishment and ongoing support of the Foundation.
Tenors, New Zealand tenors
Kul Violin Makers
Kul violin makers and researchers.
Woolfe, Micah. Micah Woolfe,
NZ based composer of ambient/mood music/soundscapes/lounge/new age/downtempo…Stray Theories