• Left photo: Musician and composer Horomona Horo (right) performing with mentor Richard Nunns (left) during the Green Fire Islands production in 2008. Photo by Kathrin Simon. Right photo: Horomona Horo plays the nguru (small flute). Photo by Regan Balzer.

  • NZ Youth Choir’s International Tour in Washington DC, USA. Photo courtesy of Mike Waller.

  • Photo by Orchestra Wellington.

  • Arts on Tour New Zealand (AOTNZ) organises tours of outstanding New Zealand performers to rural and smaller centres in New Zealand.

    Voices of Our Ancestors Tour, held at the Fiona Pardington exhibition, Dunedin Public Art Gallery. Photo credit Nick Holmes.

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Jack McGill Music Scholarship

Value: $10,000 or less | Closes: 6 Mar . 2015
Young music practitioners wanting to further their music studies overseas are invited to apply for this scholarship. While the scholarship is open to all instrumentalists and singers, priority will be given to pianists. More information

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Value: $16,000 or less | Closes: 6 Mar . 2015
To enable young musicians to undertake study or gain further musical experience at a tertiary institution in NZ or overseas. Established in 2011 with interest from the estate of the late Mr Brent Lewis. Up to $16,000 is available to support up to two 12-month scholarships each year. More information

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