The NZSO National Mentoring Programme is an exciting opportunity for young music students to pair up with NZSO musicians to receive mentoring as well as access to NZSO rehearsals and concerts throughout 2016.
Applications are welcome from music students aged between 13 and 18.
Please note applications for our 2016 programme will close on 23 November 2015.
- Students must be Grade 5 or over on an orchestral instrument.
- Applications will be assessed by a panel of NZSO section principals.
- The mentoring sessions will take place in the main centres to which the NZSO tour.
- Students from outside these centres are welcome to apply but are responsible for their own transport costs.
- Please be aware that short listed candidates may be contacted to submit an audio recording.
2015 participating students include:
|Grace Leehan||Viola||Christchurch||Peter Barber|
|Neil Lindsay||Tuba||Auckland||Andrew Jarvis|
|Ivan Clayden||French Horn||Christchurch||Heather Thompson|
|Deborah King||Viola||Auckland||Peter Barber|
|Rachael Mannering||Violin||Napier||Rebecca Struthers|
|Robert Petch||Percussion||Christchurch||Leonard Sakofsky|
|Rebecca Bourne||Cello||Wellington||Brigid O’Meeghan|
|Hector Fitzsimons||Viola||Tauranga||Victoria Jaenecke|
|Maddison Bruce||Flute||Auckland||Kirsten Eade and Bridget Douglas|
|Emma McNab||Flute||New Plymouth||Bridget Douglas|
|Rachel Dohig||Flute||New Plymouth||Kirsten Eade|
|Tessa Dalgety-Evans||Cello||Wellington||Andrew Joyce and Ken Ichinose|
|Karen Hu||Cello||Christchurch||Robert Ibell|
|Zosia Herlihy-O’Brien||Violin||Auckland||Donald Armstrong|
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