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TBS Regional Adjudicators 2023

TBS Regional Adjudicators 2023


16 February 2023

We are delighted to announce The Big Sing Regional Adjudicators for 2023

Morag Atchison

Morag   Atchison  Photo 2023Wellington, Otago-South Canterbury, Southland. 

Dr Morag Atchison is one of New Zealand’s leading sopranos and pedagogues. She has performed throughout NZ and overseas in opera, on the concert platform, and with Voices New Zealand chamber choir. Morag is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Auckland, vocal consultant for the New Zealand Youth Choir, and has been on the faculty of the New Zealand Singing School. Morag’s debut album, The Distance: The Songs of David Hamilton, has recently been released on the Atoll label.

Michael Stewart

Michael   Stewart  PhotoAuckland, Waikato-Bay of Plenty, Nelson-Marlborough.

Michael Stewart is at the forefront of choral conducting in New Zealand, as well as being  one of the country’s leading concert organists. He is Organist and Director of Music at the Wellington Cathedral of St Paul, Music Director of The Tudor Consort, and Deputy Music Director of the New Zealand Youth Choir. Michael has led critically-acclaimed performances with The Tudor Consort, and has prepared both The Tudor Consort and Voices New Zealand for performances with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.

Peter Walls

Peter   Walls  PortraitEast Coast, Taranaki, Manawatu-Whanganui, Canterbury-West Coast.

Peter Walls has been guest conductor for many New Zealand choirs and was Music Director of The Tudor Consort from 1991-1999 and of Nota Bene Chamber Choir from 2016-2020. He has been Music Director of Opus Orchestra since 2004 and has conducted the NZSO and the NZSO National Youth Orchestra. He has had a long-standing involvement with opera, including conducting performances at the New Zealand Festival, for Southern Opera and for NZ Opera. Peter is Emeritus Professor of Music at Victoria University of Wellington and was made awarded the ONZM for services to New Zealand Music in 2012.

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