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NZCF is the umbrella and lead organisation for some 20,000 choral singers and conductors drawn from approximately 230 chamber/community choirs, 280 school choirs and 400 personal members.

Affiliate Member Organisations

Irmtnz 2018   Coloured   Logo  Square 300x300Institute of Registered Music Teachers of New Zealand
IRMTNZ is Aotearoa New Zealand’s professional organisation for all private music teachers, established by an Act of Parliament. The Institute sets standards for teaching and supports music teachers to build and maintain professional, successful teaching practices, for the benefit of themselves and their students.
To find out more about IRMTNZ visit learnmusicnz.org.nz

New Zealand Children's Choral Academy 

NZCCA harnesses the wellbeing and educational powers of singing and develops the next generation of choral leaders and outstanding young choral singers. It safeguards the future of choral art in Aotearoa by developing mastery in musical pedagogy, artistry and vocal skills and by uniting musicians from all parts of the community in song. To learn more, visit nzchildrenschoralacademy.co.nz.


Rscm Logo SquareRoyal School of Church Music, Canterbury branch

The Royal School of Church Music is a worldwide charity which promotes the study, practice and improvement of music in Christian worship. 

For more information about the Canterbury branch of RSCM, click here.

Nzcco Logo 150Teapot Summer School
Each January, around 70–80 choristers get together to work with an international, choral conductor to perform a wide range of choral music in a beautiful setting. For nine days, choral music lovers enjoy great company and copious food, and have fun making other music in small groups or just lazing about in one of the most stunning parts of New Zealand. teapotsummerschool.co.nz

NZCF is a member of the International Federation of Choral Music (IFCM) as well as the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA). NZCF has reciprocal membership of the Australian National Choral Association (ANCA).

Organisations that wish to join NZCF as members are invited to contact Christine Argyle (Chief Executive)