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2013 Archive

Jeff Bradley   

January 2013

The Clarinet Sound of Swing

Our own Kiwi

Benny Goodman together with:

Ralph Woodham -Piano, Mike Kime -Double  Bass,

Don Huges -Guitar.

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Coffee Collective

January 2013

Concert No 1 C.S

Solo, Duo and Trio works featuring

composers Ibert, Saint - Saéns Gareth Farr (NZ) and Stuart Greenbaum (AUS)

Mark Hobson -

Saxophone and Clarinet

Alison Holden - Piano

Susan Gill - Flute

Margot Button - Mezzo Soprano

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The 9th Annual  

West Melton Art Event

Feb 2013

Group Art Exhibition  Guest Artist

Richard McWhannell

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Hugo Zanker

Feb 2013

String Ensemble Friends ,

In a journey of Classical to

Contemporary Music.

The NPC Annual SPCA Fund Raiser

March 2013

Fiona Pears


Anatoly Zelinsky-Viola

Veronica Van der Knaap-Piano

David Mueller-Cajar

March 2013

Horn in a concert

Tim Emerson - Piano

Benjamin Caukwell – Baritone

March 2014

Performing  a variety of  

Classical  Composers


April 2013

Art Exhibition opening:

Works by: Janie Porter, Min Kim , Galina Kim

Plus works by Galina Kim students

A Piano recital by the award competition piano player :

Anna Maksymova

Works by: Beethoven, Haydn and Chopin

Tres Cordes

April 2013

Cathy Irons-Violin

Vyvyan Yendoll-Viola

Tomas Hurnik- Cello

Pettman Junior Academy

May 2013

Ensembles  from the Pettman Junior Academy of Music performing a variety of music from the classical repertoire

A 'note' in your ear

May 2013

Helen Charlton,  Soprano

Margot Button, Mezzo Soprano

Alison Holden, Piano

An evening of duets and songs

Musica Balkanica Choir

June 2013

A group of enthusiastic singers from various parts of the Balkans and New Zealand. Repertoire covers both sacred and folk pieces. The sacred pieces date from Byzantine times to last century, with a main focus on the Orthodox liturgy. The folk songs, mainly traditional, range from heart-rending love songs to frantic gyspy dance beats.


L'Estro Armonico  String Quartet

July 2013

Oleg Kotorovych-Violin

Iryna Ionenko-Violin

Vyvyan Yendoll-Viola

Galyna Zelinska-Cello

Guest Iryna Maksymova-Piano

Stu Buchanan’s -Jazz Night 2013

August 2013

Stu Buchanan - Saxophone.

Roger Hanson- Bass

Greg Knowles -Trumpet

Ralph Woodham -Piano

David Dunn- Drums


Hoekstra Kime Hobson


August 2013

Original compositions based on the works of NZ poets

Wytze Hoakstra - Piano

Michael Kime - Bass

Mark Hobson - Clarinet & Saxophone


Jennine Bailey - Vocals

Sophie Buxton - Viola

Under the influence -

the inspiration of Jazz

September 2013

Margot Button, Soprano

in support of  Hagley Community College top Jazz Students

A wide variety of exciting ensembles and jazz music genres  

A Tale of Two Islands

October  2013

An illustrated history of Norfolk & Pitcairn Islands with musical interludes provided by
Schola Cantorum and the University of Canterbury MUSI 113 Choir.
Directed by Roger Buckton

The Lounge Rangers

October 2013

Tom Donaldson, Saxophone and Vocal

John Beaven,

Piano and Vocal

Michael Kime,

Double Bass and Vocal

With there relaxed and easy style, presenting a selection of material from the "Great Americium Song Book" along with contemporary classics from the likes of Lou Reed, The Beatles and Pink Floyd.

Valerie Wycoff

November 2013

Valerie Wycoff, Vocals

Barry Brinson, Piano

Michael Kime, Bass

Doug Brush, Drums

Classical Jazz

November 2013

Cathy Irons -Violin,

with the

Barry Brinson Trio

Festive Fantasia

December 2013

Lois Johnston

& her students in

Glorious Vocal Music

Celebrate the Festive Season.

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U.C  Chamber Ensembles

June 2013

Chamber Ensembles from the University of Canterbury,  performing a variety of music from the classical repertoire

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Burnside High School

November 2013

SMP (Specialist Music Programme)

2013 Gala day

Series of 5 concerts

Brass, Wind , Strings,Piano and Voice

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