In 2021, the NZSO opens numerous rehearsals across the year for secondary and tertiary students to attend.

These open rehearsals are at the Michael Fowler Centre or Te Rauparaha and are free to attend. Schools from outside of Wellington can request alternative dates. Please note that alternative requests are subject to the orchestra's rehearsal schedule.

If you would like your school group to attend an Open Rehearsal, please fill out this form:

Rite of Spring
Tuesday 22 June 10am – 11:15am/12:30pm
Te Rauparaha Arena

Thursday 1 July 1:30pm – 2:45pm
Michael Fowler Centre

Kia Kotahi
Thursday 9 September 10am – 11:15am
Michael Fowler Centre

*Limited to 100 students per rehearsal
*Groups are invited to observe rehearsals until the break approx. 75 minutes