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Music for Life Newsletter - Term One 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Kia ora tātou and welcome to a new year of music and learning with Rotorua Music School. We hope you enjoy time spent learning with our tutors, practising your instrument and developing music for life.

We are really pleased to have a high number of enrolments this term. To those of you who are new students, welcome! We’re also excited to introduce our team of tutors: Kata Leef is our new vocal tutor, Kate Bennett is tutoring cello and keyboard, Chris Everest teaches saxophone, marimba, clarinet and recorder, Bill Blackbourn is our drums tutor, Jackie Ward teaches guitar, Ira Cajilg is our violin tutor and lastly, Glenys Courtney-Strachan is tutoring ukulele.


Speaking of ukulele, our wonderful ukulele rōpū have already been out performing gigs this year. Tumeke ukulele students who played Distinction Hotel, Children’s Day, and a wedding!!


Thank you to those who have been early with payment of your tuition and hire fees.

Please remember when making any digital transfers, it is important that you reference your payments with the student’s name and class so that we know who has paid what.

If you’ve forgotten to do this, please email our director Jackie so she can lodge your payment against your name. rotoruamusicschool@ihug.co.nz

Positions Vacant

Rotorua Music School are still seeking a flute tutor. If you know someone who may be interested in this position please pass on our email rotoruamusicschool@ihug.co.nz.

Bring a friend week

Thanks for bringing your friends along to visit! It’s a good ‘taster’ for people who think they might like to have music in their lives; sometimes all it takes is a friend to inspire them.

Guitars for Sale

1 student and 1 adult guitar for sale. Contact Jackie on 021 195 9044.


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To help with practise: 10 minutes a day will give you music for life!