Kia ora koutou
As we are wrapping up for another year, it will come as no surprise that the second half of 2021 has been a challenging one for our programme, our tutors, our students and their families. Auckland has of course been in an extended lockdown, which has meant no group lessons or ensemble playing in schools, but thanks to the wonders of modern technology, we have been able to offer our students online lessons during this time. Read more about it all below.
This newsletter also presents two special student and teacher features, along with news on violins recently donated to the trust, and we farewell our board chair Justine Cormack.