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SCHOOL CONCERTS

FREE* concerts for school students designed to introduce them to the sights and sounds of the symphony orchestra. Lively and informative, these concerts will take you on a musical tour through the orchestra with eclectic and exciting music and an interactive presentation which brings students into the thick of the action.

The NZSO’s FREE* concerts for school students are designed to introduce them to the sights and sounds of the symphony orchestra.

Lively and informative, these concerts will take you on a musical tour through the orchestra with eclectic and exciting music and an interactive presentation which brings students into the thick of the action.

2017 dates and venues to be announced soon

NZSO Teacher Resources:

The NZSO Teacher Resources are the perfect way to prepare your students for a visit to the orchestra. Explore the theme of the concert, see how the performance fits into the curriculum and learn about the music and composers. Please make the most of our teacher resources and fact sheet below:

NZSO Music for Schools Teacher Resource 2016

NZSO Music for Schools Fact Sheet 2016 FINAL

Here you will find a classroom resource sheet for every instrument and section in the orchestra; where they come from, what they sound like and in some cases how to make your own version!

Instruments

Want to know more about the instruments in the orchestra? Explore our classroom resource sheets with information about all the instruments and sections in the orchestra.

Sections of the Orchestra

Learn more about the sections within the orchestra; where they fit in the NZSO, interesting facts, repertoire examples and research guidance.

Bassoon (PDF)

Cello (PDF)

Clarinet (PDF)

Double Bass (PDF)

Flute (PDF)

French Horn (PDF)

Harp (PDF)

Oboe (PDF)

Percussion (PDF)

Timpani (PDF)

Trombone (PDF)

Trumpet (PDF)

Tuba (PDF)

Viola (PDF)

Violin (PDF)

Brass Section (PDF)

Percussion Section (PDF)

String Section (PDF)

Woodwind Section (PDF)

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