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Media Release: Christchurch conductor new Music Director for national choir

After an Australasian-wide search, Christchurch-born Susan Densem was today appointed to role of Music Director of the New Zealand Secondary Students’ Choir (NZSSC).

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Media Release: New Era for National Choirs

It’s been talked about for a long time and now finally, NZSSC is joining New Zealand’s two other national choirs  and will merge under one governing body, Choirs Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Media Release: Our Artistic Director to move on after 10 years

Dr Andrew Withington, the choir’s director and conductor, yesterday announced he will be stepping down from his role with the national choir. After ten years leading this internationally celebrated choir, Andrew is leaving for new adventures at the conclusion of the 2017-2018 choir cycle.

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Media Release: National choir heading to Hong Kong and China

The New Zealand Secondary Students Choir, our national choir for 14 to 18 year olds, is heading overseas for a two-week tour of Hong Kong and Shanghai. Before they go, Auckland is in for a treat with a farewell concert on Saturday 7 July.

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Media Release: Kaylim sings for Great-Grandfather on ANZAC Day

For one member of the New Zealand Secondary Students Choir, our prestigious national choir for 14-18 year olds, singing at the official ANZAC Day commemoration will have extra special meaning. Tawa College student Kaylim Tyson-Nathan’s great-grandfather, Ned Nathan, fought in the 28th Maori Battalion and was seriously injured, losing an eye, while defending Crete’s Maleme Airfield in 1941.

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Media Release: Generations sing in Napier Cathedral Choir

Seventeen-year-olds Amelia Foster and Greta Healy-Melhuish didn’t realise the significance of the New Zealand Secondary Students Choir’s upcoming concert at Waipu Cathedral on 20 January…

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Media Release: Six Manawatu students in National Choir for Local Concert

Hawkes Bay and Manawatu audiences are in for a treat this summer with the New Zealand Secondary Students Choir set to perform two concerts in the regions.

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Media Release: NZSSC to help launch SCAPE 2017 in Christchurch

It’s a rare opportunity to see one of our national choirs perform outdoors; even more special if it’s part of the opening day celebrations for SCAPE Public Art. Amidst a sea of excited children and their families, the New Zealand Secondary Students Choir will give a vibrant, multicultural performance at the Margaret Mahy Playground, 11am, 7 October.

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Media Release: Award-winning Youth Choirs perform in Auckland

From 8-13 July, the 60 members of the New Zealand Secondary Students Choir will come together in Auckland for six days of intensive rehearsals and workshops, culminating in a very special concert with their ‘big cousins’ of the choir world, the New Zealand Youth Choir.

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Media Release: Morning tea with Governor General

After an intense nationwide audition process late last year, the New Zealand Secondary Students Choir has recently announced its new line-up of members for the 2017/2018 cycle.

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