Concert Band conductor 2018

The Festival Executive is delighted to announce that from 2018, the Concert Band will be conducted by Chris Petch, Burnside High School.

A former graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, Chris is Head of Music and Director of the Specialist Music Programme (SMP) at Burnside High School, where he also directs the school’s multi award-winning Big Band and Symphonic Wind Band and teaches Low Brass.

Whilst living in England, ...

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Cancer Society collection total

Fitting in with the 2017 theme “Whatever the Weather”, the Music Festival Executive granted the CANCER SOCIETY the right to take up a collection during this year’s festival.

Thank you to all who gave a donation…over the duration of the Festival, the Cancer Society collected $818.70! The Festival Executive has topped this up so that the total donated to the SPCA is $900.00

 

The Cancer Society is dedicated to improving community well-being by minimising the impact and incidence of cancer. It provides ...

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We need …

The Christchurch Schools’ Music Festival is calling for expressions of interest for appointment to an Advisory Panel for the Festival.

The Advisory Panel will be responsible for assisting the Festival Executive in advancing the recently drafted Strategic Plan and maintaining the Festival’s financial sustainability.

We are particularly interested in candidates who have experience in the following:

  • Strategic thinking and financial planning
  • Corporate Sponsorship
  • Marketing
  • Business Development
  • Legal & Governance
  • Public Relations

We expect that meetings will be held quarterly and members may be consulted via email between ...

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