School choirs

Information about school choirs participating in the festival

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Information about the orchestra, concert band or special choirs

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Latest News

Massed choir movements

Massed choir movements

A video message from Musical Director Patrick Shepherd to all choir teachers clarifying/refining the movement in "D...

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Rehearsal Music

Rehearsal Music

Members of a school choir or a choir conductor can either play the tracks directly below, or download the tracks a...

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Photo of your choir

Photo of your choir

For the 2014 Music Festival, we using the large video screen to introduce the performing schools to the audience. B...

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Programme details for your School

Programme details for your School

It seems ridiculously early, but we need to know the details of your school choir for the programme for the festiva...

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Co-Leaders of the Orchestra

Co-Leaders of the Orchestra

The co-leaders of the Orchestra for 2014 have been announced. We congratulate Zita Kannangara – St Joseph’...

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Poster Competition winner

Poster Competition winner

Congratulations to Eva Creighton from Heaton Normal Intermediate School! Eva has not only won $100 for herself,...

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Copyright Notice

Copyright Notice

A special message from Charles Levings to all choir teachers re "Strike Up the Band" copyright. "I am responsib...

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Special Group T-shirts

Special Group T-shirts

We have created a souvenir t-shirt for members of the 2014 Special Groups. For more details and to place an ord...

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Curriculum Links for 2014

Curriculum Links for 2014

Classroom teachers may be interested in the set of links to lesson plans, resources and information relating to the...

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Welcome to Annie Pearce

Welcome to Annie Pearce

The Music Festival Executive is excited to welcome Annie Pearce to the festival as its newly appointed Production C...

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Strike Up the Band score

Strike Up the Band score

Regrettably, gremlins got loose in the programme when we were producing the score for "Strike Up the Band". If y...

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Teaching Notes

Teaching Notes

If you ever mislay your copy of the "teaching Notes' distributed with the materials at the Teachers' Demonstration...

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Area Rehearsal allocations

Area Rehearsal allocations

We have now published the allocated Area Rehearsal venues for school choirs. We have done our very best to give...

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Performance Nights announced

Performance Nights announced

The Executive of the Music Festival is pleased to announce the performance nights for the school choirs which will...

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Suggest a song for the Massed Choirs

Suggest a song for the Massed Choirs

One of the hardest tasks for the Music Team each year is endeavouring to select suitable songs for the Massed Choir...

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Sister Schools’ Festival – Adelaide

Sister Schools’ Festival – Adelaide

The Christchurch Schools' Music Festival is establishing a functional relationship with its equivalent festival in...

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Follow us on Twitter

Follow us on Twitter

Want to receive reminders about the Festival - what is happening, deadlines, opening/closing of applications, etc?...

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For organisation & feedback – try Facebook!

For organisation & feedback – try Facebook!

From 2014, we will be using the CSMFA Facebook page as a means of reminding participants of organisational deadline...

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