Sponsorship

THE 42ND NATIONAL YOUTH JAZZ COMPETITION

Friday, 5th and Saturday, 6th April 2019
At Baycourt Community and Arts Centre - 38 Durham Street,Tauranga 3110

 

For 42 years the National Youth Jazz Competition have showcased the very best of emerging jazz players from across New Zealand.

 

The National Youth Jazz Competition held as part of the National Jazz Festival Tauranga. For more info, please visit their website - click here to view. 

 

Over that time they have hosted thousands of talented performers and been privileged to have some of the world’s best jazz exponents on their judging panels. They have staged memorable workshops and  have produced some of the nation’s most outstanding jazz players – many of whom are now professional players around the world.

 

The four components of the National Youth Jazz Competition are:

 

Big Band Competition

Combo Competition

Prize giving

Concert

 

The National Youth Jazz Competition is open to all secondary school students. This year, 21 schools registered for the Competition- 17 Combos and 16 Big Bands.

 

DR TOOT Brass & Woodwind Specialist will have a trade stand at the event including instruments and accessories available to view and purchase.

 

Looking forward to seeing you all at the event ! 



THE 12TH HAMILTON FLUTE FESTIVAL

Saturday, 13th and Sunday, 14th April 2019

At Fairfield Intermediate Auditorium - Access from Kensington Place, Hamilton


WITH SPECIAL GUEST ARTIST JOSHUA BATTY

PRINCIPLE FLUTE, SYDNEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA


The weekend is designed for flutists from approximately Grade 4 and above and of all ages (including performance majors and teachers). They will again have several split classes to cater for their junior and senior players at the same time.


For those who wish to apply, there is the chance to perform for Joshua in a master class setting.

The event will conclude late on Sunday afternoon with a small recital of performances from throughout the weekend, including a performance by Joshua.


DR TOOT Brass & Woodwind Specialist will have a trade stand at the event including instruments and accessories available to view and purchase.


The registration desk and trade stands will be open from 9.00am on Saturday morning and classes will begin at 10.00am. We'll be finished by 5.30pm Saturday and recommence at 9.00am Sunday, finishing after the closing concert on Sunday (approx. 4.30pm). 


Tea and coffee will be provided but please bring your own lunch each day.


CLASSES INCLUDE:

WORKSHOPS WITH JOSHUA

Pit Stop Flute Fundamentals


• Volume 1 – Dynamic control, resonance, colour, breathing and vowels shapes

• Volume 2 – Articulation, intonation, technique, mental agility regarding technique


MASTERCLASSES

• Senior – Joshua will work with 2 performers who have applied to perform (Grade 8 and above level)

• Junior – Joshua will work with 3 performers who have applied to perform (levels up to Grade 7)

• By popular demand the return of the 5 min Masterclass – Joshua will work with flutists for a short period to give solutions for issues relevant to each flutist. No application required, just a sense of bravery on the day.


OTHER CLASSES

• Flute Ensembles – a chance for all to play in a group setting at their appropriate level. The ensembles will present their finished products in the closing concert.

• The Hamilton Flute Festival Concert – featuring performances by Joshua, masterclass performers, Flute Festival Ensembles.

• Lunchtime Forums – There will be a teachers forum and an adult learners forum during lunch on Sunday to discuss topics of interest.

• Trade Stands


More information and Application Form: 

Please click here to view. 


Enquiries: 

Kathryn Orbell 

Phone:  07 855 7909 | Email: kjorbell@flute.co.nz