RimuFest 6th Annual Festival 2025

9th - 14th January, 2025

Tauranga, NZ

Open to Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, and Piano

Applications Open October 1st

Applications Close November 17th

Tuition fee: $300

  • Chamber Concert Series: Watch and learn from professional musicians.
  • Daily Chamber Coaching: Work with one of our expert coaches in daily sessions.
  • Chamber Music Masterclasses: Focus on performance techniques and public speaking.
  • Alexander Technique for musicians: Learn how to take care of your body and improve posture.
  • Orchestra Sessions: Join all students to rehearse, listen, and dive deeper into the music with conductor Alejandro Larumbe.
  • We provide a limited number of financial assistance scholarships. These scholarships are need-based and may cover up to the full cost of the program. If you wish to be considered, please specify this in your application.

    String Fellowship Program

    The RimuFest String Fellowship Program is a course for university music students early in their career. The programme will help to enhance rehearsal techniques, hone your artistry, gain performing and teaching experience.

    The programme includes:

    • Chamber rehearsal time with other students in the fellowship programme
    • Daily coachings
    • Mentor chamber music students through their rehearsals
    • Performance opportunities
    • Lodging by host
    • Most meals included

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