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Music is available for everyone. We offer encouragement and guidance at whatever level, in whatever style.

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The Foundation Music School consists of a teaching room, computer suite, concert room, recording facilities, band room and five individual practice rooms which is open for students, including some evenings and weekends. It is attached to our 500-seat Prince Edward Auditorium with full stage and lighting facilities for concerts. The auditorium also has a Yamaha grand piano.

With 12 visiting music tutors providing weekly individual lessons on a rotational timetable in violin, ‘cello, trumpet, flute, clarinet, saxophone, voice, guitar, drums and music theory, students are prepared for NZMEB, Associated Board and Trinity College examinations and students can use their skills to gain NCEA credits. 

There are regular opportunities for music students to perform in assemblies, in the classroom, at regular concerts both as individuals and as members of our various music groups.

Music Groups

  • Chapel Choir
  • Male Vocal Group
  • Female Vocal Group
  • All Comers Singing Group
  • Jazz Band
  • Rock Band 
  • String Group
  • Chamber Groups 
  • CN Maclean Music Competition
  • House Music

Find out what is happening in our music department directly through their Facebook page. 


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