2020 ONZA Marimba Festival: Songs from Papatūānuku
The ONZA Marimba Festival will be conducted in Auckland, Tauranga and Dunedin this year in term 3 and 4. Teachers whose students participate in these events will have the opportunity to attend inspiring professional development, free of charge, once per term, to play through an exciting repertoire fully adaptable to suit their music curriculum goals. On the day of the festival itself, hundreds of students rehearse and perform the set in a mass celebration of music education.
The Auckland Marimba Festival will take place in the ASB Stadium in Kohimarama. The 2020 date is Saturday, 5th September. To register your school or organisation for this wonderful event click on the Auckland Registration Form
- First get together: Sunday 16th February 2.00 - 4.00 Wairau Intermediate - (recording all pieces)
- Playthough 1: Saturday 29 February 2.00 - 4.00 Wairau Intermediate
- Playthough 2: Saturday 9 May 2.00 - 4.00 TBA [Either Kristin or Wairau Intermediate]
- Playthough 3: Saturday 1 August 2.00 - 4.00 TBA [Either Kristin or Wairau Intermediate]
- Playthrough 1: Saturday 7 March 2.00 - 4.00pm The launch of the new repertoire!
- Playthrough 2 and ONZA workshop: Saturday 2 May Time tba.
- Playthrough 3: Saturday 27 June 2.00 - 4.00 pm
- Playthrough 4: Wednesday 14 October 4.00 - 6.00pm
- Dress rehearsal and performance: Wednesday 4 November at QEII Youth Centre.
- Dress rehearsal 11.30 - 2.00 pm, performance 6.00 - 7.15 pm.
The Dunedin Marimba Festival will take place on Monday 9th November. Festival venue to be confirmed, To register your school or organisation for this wonderful event click on the Dunedin Registration Form
- Workshop Launch Saturday 28 March 1pm - 4pm St Clair School
- Festival Rehearsal Monday 9 November 10AM - 2pm Venue tbc
- Festival Concert Monday 9 November 6pm - 7:15pm Venus tbc