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SCHOOL CONCERTS

FREE* concerts for school students designed to introduce them to the sights and sounds of the symphony orchestra. Lively and informative, these concerts will take you on a musical tour through the orchestra with eclectic and exciting music and an interactive presentation which brings students into the thick of the action.

The NZSO’s FREE* concerts for school students are designed to introduce them to the sights and sounds of the symphony orchestra.

Lively and informative, these concerts will take you on a musical tour through the orchestra with eclectic and exciting music and an interactive presentation which brings students into the thick of the action.

*Bookings are essential. 

SAVE THE DATE for the 'Symphonic Boogie' with the NZSO, conducted by Hamish McKeich and presented by Chris Lam Sam:

Tuesday 23 May @ 11am - Te Rauparaha Arena, Porirua

Monday 29 May @ 11am - Vodafone Events Centre, Manukau Auckland - BOOK HERE

Monday 29 May @ 1:30pm - Vodafone Events Centre, Manukau Auckland - BOOK HERE

More information on the programme, on how to book the concert and the NZSO Teacher Resources will be available soon.

 

Check out our free Family Concerts in Palmerston North and Takapuna here

School resources for our Sypmhonic Boogie are available here.

Instruments

Want to know more about the instruments in the orchestra? Explore our classroom resource sheets with information about all the instruments and sections in the orchestra.

Sections of the Orchestra

Learn more about the sections within the orchestra; where they fit in the NZSO, interesting facts, repertoire examples and research guidance.

Bassoon (PDF)

Cello (PDF)

Clarinet (PDF)

Double Bass (PDF)

Flute (PDF)

French Horn (PDF)

Harp (PDF)

Oboe (PDF)

Percussion (PDF)

Timpani (PDF)

Trombone (PDF)

Trumpet (PDF)

Tuba (PDF)

Viola (PDF)

Violin (PDF)

Brass Section (PDF)

Percussion Section (PDF)

String Section (PDF)

Woodwind Section (PDF)

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