Coming Up

Concessions available on most courses. Help with transport may also be available. Please check the venue listed as we use several venues around town. For further information or support to attend, phone 0800 THE MUSE (0800 843 687) or email us at admin@themuse.org.nz.

TERM THREE 2019

For further information on any of our courses please phone 0800 THE MUSE (0800 843 687) or email us.

THE KEEPSAKE SINGERS with Steve Langley and Friends
A singing group aimed at meeting the needs of people experiencing memory loss but open to anyone who loves to sing songs from the last five decades.
Mondays, (except public and School holidays)
July 22nd - September 23
10.00am - 11.00am (cup of tea @ 11am)
Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)
Cost by donation (suggested range $2-$10 per week)
Bookings helpful but not essential: Book here

SING GYM with Lisa Tui 
For singers and developing singers who want a regular opportunity to pay attention to their vocal skill set and technique.
Mondays, 7.00pm-8.30pm
July 22nd - September 23
Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)
Cost $100 ($80 for Friends of The Muse)
Bookings essential (even if a returning student): Contact Lisa
For more information contact Lisa on 027 257 2857 or at lisatui.ltj@gmail.com

ROCKERS OF AGES CHOIRS for elders and aspiring elders
with Nikki Berry & Gary Easterbrook
A chance to sing contemporary and world music in four part harmony in a welcoming, fun environment.
Cost by donation (suggested range $2-$10 per week)
Bookings helpful: Book here
July 23rd - September 25th
Central: Tuesdays, 10am-12pm, Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)
North Canterbury: Tuesdays, 2pm-4pm, St John’s Church, 353 High Street, Rangiora (map)
Sumner: Wednesdays, 10am-12pm, Sumner Bridge Club, 57 Dryden Street, Sumner (map)
St Albans: Wednesdays, 2pm-4pm, Forfar Courts, 95 Forfar Street, St Albans (map)

WEST AFRICAN DRUMMING - Not this term sorry!
with Maganui Stewart and Robert Fugah
An opportunity to experience the thrill of West African Drumming with the option of becoming part of a performing group. Perform traditional music and rhythms from Ghana, Guinea, Mali and other countries in West Africa taught by Maganui Stewart under the guidance of master drummer and dancer, Robert Fugah.
The first class can be attended as a one off 'taster' and introduction to West African Drumming.
7 Thursdays: 7.00pm-8.00pm
Sorry, break for term 3. Contact us for one off workshops during this term.
Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)
Cost: Adults $65 (or $60 for Friends of The Muse); Children: $40; First night only: $15
Bookings recommended: Book here

OPEN SONG WORLD MUSIC CHOIR
with Nikki Berry and Gary Easterbrook
Lose yourself in the crowd and find yourself in the collective sound, singing joyful rhythmic songs from Africa, rich dark harmonies from Israel and Eastern Europe, contemporary rock songs and the sweet sounds of the Pacific. No experience necessary. All welcome.
Wednesdays, 7.30pm - 9.30pm
August 7th - September 18th
Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)
Cost: $70; First night only: $15 (if you can't afford to pay, just come anyway)
Bookings helpful: Book here or phone Gary 03 981 8729

MAKING MUSIC OUR OWN
Developing musical literacy and competence, with Nikki Berry & Gary Easterbrook
Using a playful approach: our voices, simple songs, games and tuned percussion, we will explore the basic building blocks of music and establish a road map for further development.
Saturday/Sunday, the 7th and 8th of September
10.00am - 4.00pm
Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)
$150/$140 Friends of The Muse
Limited Numbers. Bookings Essential Book here
Email us or phone 03 981 8729 for more information

RANDOM ACTS OF MUSIC with Lisa Tui
An opportunity for all people to come together and make music, regardless of previous experience.
Saturday, 7th September, 2.00pm
Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Rd
Free!

RECLAIM YOUR VOICE with Nikki Berry & Gary Easterbrook
A course for people who think they can't sing, beginner or shy singers, and anyone who wants to learn to sing better.
Friday 20th September, 7.30pm-9.30pm
Saturday 21st September, 10.00am-5.00pm
Sunday 22nd September, 10.00am-4.00pm

Room 6, Phillipstown Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown (map)
Cost $150 ($140 for Friends of The Muse)
Bookings essential, numbers limited: Book here
Concessions available, please enquire on 0800 THE MUSE or email us

GREAT MUSE CONCERT
Featuring all the Muse choirs:
The Rockers of Ages, Open Song and A Capellago as well as the West African Drumming group with special guest, Lisa Tui. Enjoy an afternoon of heart warming music from around the world, and get a taste of what's going on at The Muse.
details to be confirmed
Suggested Donation: $10; $5 low income; $20 family - includes delicious afternoon tea.
For further information phone 0800 THE MUSE (0800 843 687) or email us