NZ School of Music – Pātaka Friends Winter Music Series 2017
Sun 6 Aug 2017 from 2.30pm-3.30pm
Young musicians studying at the NZ School of Music perform at Pātaka as part of the Friends Winter Music Series. This year’s musicians include Deborah King, Grant Baker and Georgia Steel.
PĀTAKA FRIENDS WINTER MUSIC SERIES – Virtuoso Strings Orchestra
Sun 30 July 2017 at 2.30pm
The Virtuoso Strings Orchestra was set up under the auspices of The Virtuoso Strings Charitable Trust (established in 2013), which provides free instruments and free tuition to students at low decile schools in Porirua. The orchestra has 130 performers, ranging from preschoolers to pensioners, and rehearses each week in Cannons Creek, Porirua. The orchestra does not hold auditions and is open to any member of the public.
Pātaka July 2017 School Holiday Programme
July 11/12/13/18/19/20, 2017
Join the Pātaka Education team this school holidays for some creative fun and learning.
PĀTAKA FRIENDS WINTER MUSIC SERIES – Crofton Flute Ensemble
23 July 2017 at 2.30pm
The Crofton Flute Ensemble’s performances feature arrangements for a range of flutes. They include the tiny piccolo, the standard C-flute, the alto flute and the large bass flute. Sometimes the performances include flutes of other cultures like the Japanese shakuhachi, and Chinese ocarina.
KIA MAU Festival
2 – 24 June 2017
In its third year, Kia Mau Festival is a heart-warming cultural celebration, led by Wellington’s own Māori and Pasifika theatre and dance companies. Kia Mau Festival is a unique and innovative opportunity for whānau and communities across the Wellington region to engage with today’s tangata whenua and First Nations artists, from across the globe.