X close menu
Login
Forgotten password
Association of Choral Directors

News

05 May 2022
We are delighted to announce that four incredibly committed NZCF members have recently been awarded NZCF Distinguished Service Awards for service to choral music in their respective regions: Ann-Elise...
05 May 2022
We love welcoming new Member Choirs to our choral community, and this year we’re thrilled to welcome the Medena Ensemble from Auckland. TUi MAMAKi leads the ensemble, which explores vocal tone,...
05 May 2022
In April 1972 the Auckland University Festival Choir, a newly formed choir of students and recent graduates of the University of Auckland conducted by Peter Godfrey, set off to participate with choirs...
14 Apr 2022
You are warmly invited to NZCF’s Annual General Meeting at 2.00pm on Sunday 8 May 2022 at The Ship Hall, Hawke Sea Scout Club, 55 West End Road, Herne Bay, Auckland. Please note the start time is...
14 Apr 2022
On Friday 3 December 2021, New Zealand moved out of the Covid-19 Alert Levels and into the new 3-level ‘traffic light’ COVID-19 Protection Framework. The traffic light settings were last reviewed...
30 Mar 2022
We love hearing from our members and were delighted to receive a clever poem from Julia Banks of Cockle Bay, Auckland, about the current reality of rehearsing on Zoom. We asked Julia to tell us a...
28 Feb 2022
Choral directors and leaders of children’s singing can now hone their skills from the comfort of their own home in Zoom sessions with an ACD advisor. Following their successful Zoom sessions in...
04 Feb 2022
Our recent Membership Survey revealed some of the top reasons people value their NZCF membership… and also revealed that many respondents didn’t know those benefits were on offer. Clearly we need...
02 Feb 2022
Tim Wayne-Wright was a member of the Grammy-winning a cappella vocal ensemble The King’s Singers for 10 years. He was fortunate enough to tour the world, singing over 1500 concerts in some of the...
25 Jan 2022
Are you aged between 18-25, loved The Big Sing, and haven’t found another experience quite like it since leaving high school? Do you miss the rush of singing with a huge group? Or maybe you’ve...
31 Dec 2021
We are delighted and proud to share the news that John Rosser has been named a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM) in the 2022 New Year’s Honours List. John’s contribution to choral...
02 Dec 2021
After the disappointment of having to cancel both the South Island Cadenza and The Big Sing Finale in August, we were eager to find an alternative way of celebrating the choral achievements of this...
02 Dec 2021
With Christmas in the air, we thought we’d ask three of our starriest choral alumni – Simon O’Neill,  Jonathan Lemalu, and Madeleine Pierard – to share their favourite carols, Christmas...
02 Dec 2021
2021 has been another challenging year in the tourism industry, and NZCF is enormously grateful to our national Big Sing sponsors, Tour Time, for their unwavering support throughout the pandemic. Tour...
02 Dec 2021
Many of our tamariki have missed out on their favourite music-making opportunities this year as a result of the changes in Covid levels. Auckland school choirs have been silenced since mid-August, and...
X
Login