Affiliates

Addington Brass
Practices: Monday and Thursday at 7.30 pm to 9.30pm at 8 Vulcan Place, Middleton, Christchurch 8024
Postal Address: P O Box 9143,Tower Junction, Christchurch 8149.
Chairman: Chris Bull, Email: ChrisB@JamesBull.co.nz
Website: www.addingtonbrass.com

Apollo Musicum
Apollo Musicum comprises a Symphonic Chamber Orchestra (AMSCO), an A Cappella Choir (AMACC) and a string Quartet (ASQ). Players and groups are available for performances, particularly at provincial locations, theatre, ceremonies, (weddings, functions,) accompanying or combining with related groups. It has an educational focus so opportunities arise on occasions for advancing players to perform alongside leading teachers and professional artists.
Rehearsal venue various.
Contact: Robert Tait, P O Box 10-110, Phillipstown, Christchurch 8145. Ph: (021) 143 6661

Ara Institute of Canterbury (Jazz School)
Postal Address: Ara Institute of Canterbury, PO Box 540, Christchurch 8140, Email: raineyt@ara.ac.nz
Website: www.ara.ac.nz

Arts Centre of Christchurch
Postal Address: PO Box 845, Christchurch 8140
Website: www.artscentre.org.nz

Burnside High School
Burnside High School, P O Box 29-677, Fendalton, Christchurch 8504
Ph: (03) 358 8383, Fax: (03) 358 8380

Canterbury Philharmonia
Practices: Mondays at 7.30 pm, Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, Klondyke Drive, Hornby
Patron: John Emeleus
Musical Director: Mark Hodgkinson, Email: musdir@xtra.co.nz
Chairperson: Malcolm McCulloch, Cellphone: 027 669 0317, Email: chairperson@canterburyphilharmonia.org.nz
Vice Chairperson: John Blunt, Cellphone: 021 351 688
Secretary: Bridget Beck, Ph: (03) 357 9542, Email: secretary@canterburyphilharmonia.org.nz
Treasurer: Garth Jeune, Email: treasurer@canterburyphilharmonia.org.nz
Librarian: Sally Botur, Email: librarian@canterburyphilharmonia.org.nz
Website: www.canterburyphilharmonia.org.nz

Canterbury Plainsmen
Practices: Mondays at 7.15p.m. to 100 p.m. , Brake Street Hall, Upper Riccarton.
Postal Address: P.O. Box 6497. Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8442.
Musical Director: Rob Grieve
President: Carl McGregor, Email: cpmcgregor@clear.net.nz
Secretary: Terry Maunsell
Treasurer: Philip Loo, Email: treasurer@plainsmen.co.nz
Librarian: R Jansen
Website: www.plainsmen.co.nz

Canterbury Singers
Practices: Wednesday at 7.30pm to 9.00 p.m. at St Silas Church, Main North Road, Redwood
Musical Director/Conductor: Sandra Norquay
President: Jenny Allison, Ph: (03) 359 8054, Email: jennyallison@xtra.co.nz
Secretary: Julie Davis, Ph: (03) 351 5192, Email: joollz_d@hotmail.com
Treasurer: Rosalie Allen
Accompanist: Lyn Goode
Librarian: John Boxall

Canterbury Westland Music Teachers Association
President: Nanako Sato, Hagley Community College Email: sato@staff.hagley.school.nz

CBS Music (Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament)
Aims:
Promoting and performing great music of the Christian Church, encouraging and training young musicians, giving performance opportunities within the Catholic Mass and in concerts and tours, and promoting and organising recital tours.
Practices: Wednesdays at 7.30 pm. at St Mary’s Pro Cathedral, 373 Manchester Street, Christchurch
Musical Director: Don Whelan Ph: (03) 358 5873, Cell: (027) 458 5873
Email: don.whelan@xtra.co.nz
Chairperson: Rotating Choir Chairperson
Administrator: David O’Beirne, Email: dpb28@uclive.ac.nz
Librarian: Beris Whelan
Website: www.cathedral.org.nz

Cecilian Singers
Practices: Mondays at 7.30 to 9.30 pm, Spreydon School, Halswell Road, Christchurch.
Musical Director/Conductor: Rosemary Allison
Chairman: Maureen  Bain
Secretary/Treasurer: Julie Rathgen, Cell: (027) 227 3248, Email: rathgenj@hotmail.com
Librarian: Julie Rathgen
Website:www.cecilians.com

Chamber Music NZ, Christchurch Branch
Postal Address: 31 Englefield Road, Belfast, Christchurch 8051
Concerts Manager: Jody Keehan, Ph: 0800 266 2378, Email: jody@chambermusic.co.nz
Website: www.chambermusic.co.nz

ChristChurch Cathedral Choir
Postal Address: PO Box 855, Christchurch 8140, Ph: (03) 366 0046, Email: admin@christchurchcathedral.co.nz
Chairman: Tim Andrews
Website: www.christchurchcathedralchoir.com

ChristChurch Cathedral Choir Society (Inc.)
Postal Address: PO Box 855, Christchurch 8140
Contact: Tim Andrews at above contact details
Website: www.christchurchcathedralchoir.com

Christchurch City Choir
Practices: Tuesdays 7.30  Rutland St, cnr Rutland and Westminster Streets.
Postal Address: PO Box 1652, Christchurch 8140, Ph/Fax: (03) 366 6927, Email: info@citychoir.co.nz
Patron: Simon O’Neill.
Chairman: Dr Philip Norman
Musical Director/Conductor: John Linker
Choir Manager: Jody Keehan, Email: info@citychoir.co.nz
Finance: Andrew Jefferies/Felicity Richards, Email: finance@citychoir.co.nz
Librarian: Tanja Mitrovic, Email: library@citychoir.co.nz
Website: www.citychoir.co.nz

Christchurch City Chorus of Sweet Adelines International
Practices: Wednesdays at 7.30pm to 10.30pm, McCombs Performing Arts Centre at Cashmere High School, Rose Street, Spreydon, Christchurch
Postal Address: PO Box 33-089, Barrington, Christchurch 8025
Musical Director: Virginia Humphrey-Taylor
Team Co-ordinater: Miriam Spragg, Phone:323 9181; Email: miriam.spragg@gmail.com
Webstie: www.ccchorus.co.nz

Christchurch Competitions Society
President: Helen Balch
Secretary: Tricia Radford, PO Box 8629, Riccarton, Christchurch 8440., Email:chchcompetitionssociety@hotmail.com.
Website: www.chchcomps.org.nz
Christchurch Liedertafel Inc
Practices: Mondays at 7.00 pm to 9.15 pm at Rangi Ruru Girls’ School
Musical Director: Malcolm Palmer
President: Richard Burtt, Email: richard.burtt@blewburyestates.co.nz
Secretary: Lyndsay J Strang  Ph: (03) 365 6765, Email: ljstr@clear.net.nz
Website: www.liedertafel.org.nz

Christchurch Organists’  Association Inc.
President: Paul Brown, Email: pembro@xtra.co.nz
Secretary: Rosemary Allison, Ph: Email: rallison@paradise.net.nz
Treasurer: Nicholas Collins
Website: www.organz.org.nz/chch

Christchurch School of Music
Postal Address: PO Box 22-245, Christchurch 8142, Ph: (03) 366 1711, Fax: (03) 366 1742, Email: office@csm.org.nz.
Patron: John Emeleus
Musical Director: Celia Stewart.
President: Robyn Nuthall
Office Manager: Leigh Cookson
Treasurer: Gavin Shepherd
Website: www.csm.org.nz

Christchurch School of Music Support Trust
Postal Address: 17a Ngaio Street, St Martins, Christchurch 8022
President: Mark Walton
Secretary: Jill Halliburton
Treasurer: Robert Finch

Christchurch Schools’ Music Festival Association
Postal Address: PO Box 31-235, Ilam, Christchurch 8444
Patron:
Musical Directors: Patrick Shepherd/Kay Hayes
President: Richard Owsin
Business Manager: Kathy Cowan, Ph: (03) 347 9064, Email: kecowan01@gmail.com
Website: www.musicfestival.school.nz

Christchurch Symphony Orchestra
Postal Address: PO Box 3260, Christchurch 8140, Ph: (03) 943 7797,
Email: office@cso.co.nz
Website: www.cso.co.nz

Christopher’s Classics (Sunday Classics Inc.)
Chairman: Christopher J. Marshall, Ph: (03) 312 6717, Fax: (03) 312 6990, Email: classics@ihug.co.nz

Concerts for Christchurch Foundation Trust
Director: Trish Rainey, Ph: (03) 377 5000, Email: concertsforchristchurch@gmail.com
Website: www.musiccentre.org.nz

 

Friends of The Christchurch Town Hall Organ Trust.
Town Hall Organ Curator: Martin Setchell, Ph: (03) 351 6450, Email: martin.setchell@nzorgan.com
Chairman: Peter Barton, Ph: (03) 355 5869, Email: peterbarton@orcon.net.nz
Secretary: David Towns Ph/Fax: (03) 358 5846 Email: towns@xtra.co.nz
Treasurer: Delwyn Sell
Website: www.nzorgan.com

Garden City Orchestra
We are a community orchestra that enjoys achieving high standards of performance in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. We play classical, show, film, theatre, etc music at two concerts each year and we especially enjoy engaging the wider community in pre-Christmas performances. We welcome players of all ages including students and young adults.
Practices: Fendalton Community Centre, 170 Clyde Road, Thursdays 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.
Musical Director/Conductor: Beth Cohen
President: Tracy Melzer
Secretary: Jennifer Rees, Mobile: (027) 751 9856, Email: gco.chch@gmail.com
Website: www.gardencityorchestra.org.nz

Global Voices Choir
Practices: Wednesdays at 7.30pm to 9.30 p.m.
St Marks Church Hall, Opawa Road, Opawa, Christchurch
Email: enquiries@globalvoices.org.nz
Website: www.globalvoices.org.nz

Harmony Singers
Practices: Wednesday mornings at 9.30am to 11.30 am, Sydenham Salvation Army Centre, Cnr Southampton and Colombo Streets.
Musical Director/Conductor: Margaret Mahoney
President: Janet McBratney, Ph: (03) 359 8526 Email: conniej@clear.net.nz
Secretary: Lyndsey Haggitt, Ph: (03) 348 0277 Email: haglas@clear.net.nz
Treasurer: Joy Trimmer
Accompanist:

Harp Orchestra Christchurch
Practices: Wednesday 6.30pm to 8.30pm, Hohepa Canterbury, 23 Barrington Street, Somerfield, Christchurch 8024
Musical Director: Helen Webby, Ph: 021 664 344; Email: helenwebby@gmail.com
Website: www.harp.co.nz

Institute of Registered Music Teachers of New Zealand, Christchurch Branch (IRMT)
Chairman: Diane Angus, Ph: (03) 360 3739,  Email:di jeff@xtra.co.nz
Secretary: Marnie Barrell, Ph: (03) 981 9185
Treasurer: Virginia Rennie
Email:christchurch@irmt.org.nz
Website: www.irmt.org.nz

Jubilate Singers
Practices: Mondays at 7.15pm to 9.30pm at St Andrew’s Music Suite, St Andrew’s College
Patron:
Musical Director: Sue Densem
President: Kelvin Lynn, Email: k-c.lynn@xtra.co.nz
Secretary: Vivien Hicks, Ph: (03) 326 4033, Email: vivienhicks@gmail.co.nz
Treasurer: Howard Harvey
Librarian: Camilla McKenzie
Website: www.jubilate.org.nz

Music Education Canterbury
Postal Address: PO Box 31-038, Ilam, Christchurch 8444
President: Judith Bell, Email: bell.judith@gmail.com
Administrator: Helen Powell, Email: helenpowell@xnet.co.nz
Treasurer: Annie Rodgers, Email: annie.rodgers@cashmereprimary.school.nz

Neerlandia Choir
Practices: Tuesday 7.00p.m. to 9.00 p.m. at St Ninian’s  Puriri Street
President: Yoka Saris  Email: yokasaris@gmail.com
Secretary:
Treasurer: Heleen van den Brink, Ph: (03) 359 5517

New Zealand Opera
Contact:  Anna Hoetjes
Email: anna@nzopera.co.nz
Website: www.nzopera.com

Nut Point Centre
Contact: John Allan, Ph: (03) 342 1033, Email: johnall@xtra.co.nz
Address: The Nut Point Centre, 703 Old West Coast Road, RD 1, Christchurch 7671
Website: www.nutpoint.org

Risingholme Orchestra Inc
Practices: Thursday 9.45 am to 12 noon, Woolston Club, Hargood Street, Woolston
Conductor: Tony Ferner, Email: t.ferner@slingshot.co.nz.
Chairman: Helen Reddecliffe, Ph: (03) 384 5373 Email: helenred@ihug.co.nz
Secretary: Tonya Sadler, Email: tonyasadler@xtra.co.nz
Treasurer: Philippa Graham
Librarian: Linda Sorensen
Website: www.risingholmeorchestra.co.nz

Risingholme Singers Inc
Practices: Monday at 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm at Opawa Baptist Church,285 Wilsons Road, Opawa
Concerts: Two public concerts, Winter in June and Christmas at end of November. Also participates in the annual Community Choirs Festival.
Music Director: Khin Wee Chen
President: Jill Willmott, Ph: (03) 388 3235, Email: jwillmott@xtra.co.nz
Secretary: Vivienne Davison, Ph: (03) 981 7305  Email: vivienne@davison.org.nz
Treasurer: Jo Poulson, Email: joanne.poulson@yahoo.com
Librarian: Beverley Sealey.

Schola Cantorum
Practices: Tuesday at 7.30 to 9.30 pm, CBS Music Centre, St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, 373 Manchester Street, Christchurch
Conductor: David O’Beirne Email: dpb28@uclive.ac.nz
President: Scott Campbell, Ph: (03) 359 4194
Secretary: Kerry McDougall, Email: kerrymcdougall@yahoo.com.au
Treasurer: Christine Elliott, Ph: (03) 384 1219
Librarian: John Ogier, Ph: (03) 980 8761
Website: www.scholacantorum.org.nz

Scottish Society of NZ (Inc)
(The Society Hall can be available for Hire. It has good accoustics and seats about 150.)
Chief: Graeme Matheson, Ph: (03) 355 4391
Secretary: Geoff Tyson, Ph: (03) 359 6279
Burns Song Contest:
Contact: Ellen McCrae, Ph: (021) 034 1929, Email: ellenandgraeme-m@clear.net.nz
The Burns Song Contest is open to singers of all ages who are under tuition. Entrants sing a Scottish Song and a song written by Robbie Burns. There is also an open category for a song in Gaelic. The contest provides a morning of entertainment with Scottish heritage to the fore. Fresh brewed coffee, tea and shortbread will be available. We welcome the public to attend all or part of the event and provide an audience for these talented singers.

Showbiz Christchurch (Christchurch Operatic Inc)
Aims: To foster talent in Musical Theatre through the production and support of high quality musical productions, training and educational opportunities, social interaction.
Postal Address: P O Box 2185. Christchurch. 8140.
Ph:(03) 377 7954, Fax: (03) 377 5491, Email: admin@showbiz.org.nz
Website: www.showbiz.org.nz

South Brighton Choral Society
Practices: Wednesday 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m., St Faith Church Hall, Hawke Street, New Brighton
Conductor/Musical Director: Diane Coad
Secretary: Helen Buxton, Ph: (03) 388 5456, Email: helenevz@xtra.co.nz
Treasurer: Moya Trainor, Ph: (03) 382 8546
Accompanist: Barbara Brookman
Librarian: Jean Williams

The Knox Singers
Director of Music: Daniel Cooper, Cellphone: 027 782 8338; Email: organist@knoxchurch.co.nz
Website: www.knoxchurch.co.nz

University of Canterbury School of Music
Information on the music courses offered at Canterbury University can be found at www.canterbury.ac.nz

Waimakariri Community Arts Council
Chairman: Brian Hoult, 15 Douglas St, Rangiora. Email: bjhoult@clear.net.nz
Secretary: Cathy Batchelor, Ph: (03) 313 2844, Email: cathy.batchelor1@gmail.com
Treasurer: Michael Harrison, 40 Queen Street, Rangiora. Ph: (03) 313 7947, Email: mgec.harrison@clear.net.nz

Woolston Brass
Practices: 37 Dampier St, Woolston. Sid Creagh Memorial Bandroom (Woolston Brass rehearses Monday & Wednesday 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m., Academy groups rehearse Tuesday from 6.00 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.)
Postal Address: PO Box 8187, Riccarton, Christchurch 844o
Music Director: Tyme Marsters Ph: 021 329 144; Email: tyme@woolstonbrass.org
Chairman: Mark Van der Klei, Ph: 021 816 601; Email: mark@woolstonbrass.org
Marketing and Sponsorship Manager: Caroline Blackmore; Ph: 021 533 466; Email: caroline@woolstonbrass.org
Treasurer: Sam Pinder Email: treasurer@woolstonbrass.org
Secretary: Colleen Hoy
Website: www.woolstonbrass.org