Rep Group Final Rehearsal details

All Representative Groups please note:

  • All transport arrangements are your parents’ responsibility with the exception of the rehearsal your school will be attending – just come with them
  • Children please ensure that you are at the rehearsal or concert venue in time to be seated at the scheduled time (normally at least 15 minutes before the rehearsal is due to start and no later than the time stated below for the evening performance)
  • Conductors make every effort to finish rehearsals or concerts at ...
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Riding for the Disabled

Fitting in with the 2018 theme “Fun and Games”, the Music Festival Executive has granted RIDING FOR THE DISABLED (RDA) the right to take up a collection during this year’s festival.

RDA is all about providing goal-based riding activities that increase the ability, independence and confidence of people with physical, intellectual, emotional and social challenges.

Its focus is to make a positive difference. Its vision ...

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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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Suggestions for the Massed Choirs

One of the hardest tasks for the Music Team each year is endeavouring to select an overall theme and suitable songs for the Massed Choirs to sing.

Songs selected have to meet at least most of the following criteria:

It is the task of the Festival Music team to sort out a well-balanced programme with songs that fit the above criteria, but we would welcome suggestions as to songs that they should consider when doing so.

We also welcome suggestions for an over-arching ...

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Sister Schools’ Festival – Adelaide

The Christchurch Schools’ Music Festival is establishing a functional relationship with its equivalent festival in Adelaide, “The Festival of Music”.

With its genesis in 1891 as the Thousand Voice Choir, The Festival of Music has been a part of South Australian life and now stands as an official State Icon.

Reaching over 23,000 primary children annually and with singing at its core, the Festival assists schools in reaching out for excellence.

The next Adelaide series will be held between the 13th and 23rd ...

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

The Festival sends out messages about when we open/close applications for choirs or Representative Groups, when announcements are made about rehearsals and performances, and anything else that will keep you up-to-date on what is happening in the organisation of this event.

You can have these messages arrive as txt messages to your phone or/and to a Twitter account if you have one.

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