RimuFest NZ 2023 Term 3 Holiday Programme
September 23rd → 26th
10am - 3:30pm
Open to: Violin, Viola and Cello
**Last date to register: August 27
The upcoming RimuFest Holiday Programme offers a chance for violinists, violists, and cellists to enhance their chamber music skills and techniques. Students aged 7 to 18, regardless of their level or ability, are encouraged to apply.
The four-day program includes engaging activities such as ensemble rehearsals, chamber music sessions, technique classes, and ends with a student concert.
Customise your experience: violinists can explore both violin and viola. - Let us know in your application form.
RimuFest Chamber Music Festival, co-founded by Amelia Taylor and Alejandro Larumbe, presents two annual programs in Tauranga: a 4-day holiday program and a 6-day summer program. Designed for ages 7-18, these inclusive programs foster music collaboration, enabling students to cultivate essential life skills such as communication, teamwork, goal-setting, and organization.
Want to learn more about RimuFest and the different classes students are involved in? Check out our about page.
Donald was until retiring in 2020 Professor of Music at Victoria University of Wellington. He has performed internationally for four decades as a solo violist and chamber musician and has given world premieres and New Zealand premieres of many works. He has presented at twenty International Viola Congresses.
He was awarded the Silver Alto Clef by the International Viola Society in 2000, was made an Honorary Life Member of the American Viola Society in 2007, and in 2009 he gave the William Primrose Memorial Concert in Utah. He has performed for New Zealand diplomatic missions in Washington DC, New York, Ottawa, Berlin, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Warsaw. In 2014 he was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit.
He has performed for New Zealand diplomatic missions in Washington DC, New York, Ottawa, Berlin, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Warsaw. In 2014 he was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit.