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2024 Cadenza and Finale choirs announced

2024 Cadenza and Finale choirs announced

5 Jul 2024

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We are thrilled to announce the choirs that have been selected to take part in The Big Sing Cadenza and Finale 2024.

Our regional adjudicators and audiences around Aotearoa enjoyed a series of varied and uplifting performances, and we warmly congratulate every choir that participated in The Big Sing this year.

Please find below the list of choirs selected for the Cadenza and Finale festivals, listed in alphabetical order. Please note that these final lists have incorporated the updated reserve choirs who moved into Cadenza and Finale following the RSVP deadline. 

We also wish to congratulate the following choirs who were selected for Cadenza but have been unable to accept their invitations:

  • Papatoetoe Singers — Papatoetoe High School, Auckland
  • Bella and the Fellas — Freyberg High School, Palmerston North
  • Cantate — Wairarapa College, Masterton
  • Year 9/10 Choir — Wellington East Girls' College
  • Staccoro — St Andrew's College, Christchurch
  • Schola Cantorum — Christ's College, Christchurch

Dates and locations:

Lower North Island Cadenza (Hastings, 12-13 August)
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts and Events Centre

South Island Cadenza (Timaru, 16-17 August)
Craighead Diocesan School & Sacred Heart Basilica

Upper North Island Cadenza (Rotorua, 24-25 August)
Sir Howard Morrison Centre

Finale (Wellington, 29-31 August)
Michael Fowler Centre


FINALE

(listed alphabetically by choir)
ChoirSchoolRegion
All The King's MenKing's CollegeAuckland
Avondale College Gospel ChoirAvondale CollegeAuckland
Bel SuonoWaikato Diocesan SchoolWaikato/Bay of Plenty
Blue NotesTawa CollegeWellington
CantareWestlake Girls High SchoolAuckland
ChoralationWestlake Girls High School & Westlake Boys High SchoolAuckland
EuphonyKristin SchoolAuckland
FemmeSouthland Girls' High SchoolSouthland
FortissimoDilworth SchoolAuckland
KentorisSt Kentigern CollegeAuckland
King's College KappellaKing's CollegeAuckland
LeonessaTakapuna Grammar SchoolAuckland
Ngā KorimakoWellington Girls' College and Wellington CollegeWellington
ParadisumEpsom Girls Grammar SchoolAuckland
RāwhitiWellington East Girls' CollegeWellington
ResolutionsRangi Ruru Girls' SchoolCanterbury/West Coast
Rewaken Polycation ChoirManurewa High SchoolAuckland
Saints AliveSt Cuthbert's CollegeAuckland
SeraphimChilton St James SchoolWellington
SerenataRangitoto CollegeAuckland
St Cecilia SingersDiocesan School for GirlsAuckland
The Centennial ChoirMt Albert Grammar SchoolAuckland
Voces LuceQueen Margaret CollegeWellington
VoicemaleWestlake Boys High SchoolAuckland

UPPER NORTH ISLAND CADENZA

(listed alphabetically by choir)
ChoirSchoolRegion
Auckland Girls' Grammar School ChoirAuckland Girls' Grammar SchoolAuckland
Black Watch SingersSt Cuthbert's CollegeAuckland
BoystrousKristin SchoolAuckland
King's College CantorumKing's CollegeAuckland
Luminosa Armonia ChoraleTauranga Girls' CollegeWaikato/Bay of Plenty
Macleans College ChoraleMacleans CollegeAuckland
SacramentumSacred Heart CollegeAuckland
St Paul's Chamber ChoirSt Paul's Collegiate SchoolWaikato/Bay of Plenty
St Paul's College ChoirSt Paul's College, PonsonbyAuckland
Stella VoceLong Bay CollegeAuckland
The FundamentalsRangitoto CollegeAuckland
Voci VivaciRotorua Girls' High SchoolWaikato/Bay of Plenty

LOWER NORTH ISLAND CADENZA

(listed alphabetically by choir)

ChoirSchoolRegion
Ad LucemNapier Girls' High SchoolEast Coast
AltissimeSamuel Marsden Collegiate SchoolWellington
Colla VoceHavelock North High SchoolEast Coast
Con AnimaSt Patrick's CollegeWellington
JubilateQueen Margaret CollegeWellington
JubilateNew Plymouth Girls' High SchoolTaranaki
MANifestoPalmerston North Boys High SchoolManawatū/Whanganui
Saints Unified ChoirSt Peter's CollegeManawatū/Whanganui
SingquisitionNga Tawa Diocesan SchoolManawatū/Whanganui
St Dominic's College ChoirSt Dominic's CollegeManawatū/Whanganui
Te Rau Aroha o HukarereHukarere Girls' CollegeEast Coast
Tira TawaTawa CollegeWellington

SOUTH ISLAND CADENZA

(listed alphabetically by choir)
ChoirSchoolRegion
AncoraJames Hargest CollegeSouthland
Aurora VoicesBurnside High SchoolCanterbury/West Coast
Bedean ChoirSt Bede's CollegeCanterbury/West Coast
CantricesChristchurch Girls' High School/Te Kura o Hine WaioraCanterbury/West Coast
Cantus ColumbaColumba CollegeOtago/South Canterbury
CSC Verse 15Central Southland CollegeSouthland
DimensionsSouthland Boys' High SchoolSouthland
OvationMarlborough Girls' CollegeNelson/Marlborough
PolyhymniaQueen's High School and King's High SchoolOtago/South Canterbury
St Margaret's College Chamber ChoirSt Margaret's CollegeCanterbury/West Coast
The Nautilus ChoraleOtago Girls' High SchoolOtago/South Canterbury
VivaceVilla Maria CollegeCanterbury/West Coast

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