Papatoetoe Intermediate Band Visit to RASNZ

The concert band students from Papatoetoe Intermediate have been out and about recently. On Friday 30 August they visited Refugees As Survivors – New Zealand (RASNZ), a refugee settlement centre in Mangere. As well as performing for families who were very recent arrivals to New Zealand, our students gained knowledge and insight into what it […]

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July 2019 Newsletter

Welcome to our first ever e-newsletter. In this ‘first-edition’ we have some exciting developments to share, along with other news and updates to keep you in the loop with all things Tironui. 2019 got off to a roaring start with our biggest ever number of students enjoying the benefits of our programme. Since the first class […]

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Robin Snape’s visit to Finland

Our most long standing Tironui Music Trust teacher, cellist Robin Snape, reports on her visit to an inspiring music school in Finland: “In April, I travelled to the East Helsinki Music School in Finland  to spend a week watching a wonderful music program in a primary school. I really felt the universal power of music over […]

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Ozal Sheikh:

Over the past few years I have realised that music has changed my life. I realised that music keeps me calm and happy. The music I’ve played throughout the year has been outstanding.   (Year 6, 2018) […]

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Janet:

The reason I joined the orchestra was because I love music. But now I’ve realised that it’s not just music, it’s a way of taking you and your thoughts to another world. […]

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New Zealand String Quartet:

“The Quartet members all enjoyed working with the Tironui Trust children in South Auckland again, and know how valuable this kind of project is in the development of up and coming young musicians. You are doing fine work here and we wish you continuing success with the programme.” NEW ZEALAND STRING QUARTET TRUST […]

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Zakira:

“I have really enjoyed playing with my fellow class mates and of course my amazing teacher Miss Mahe. One of the memories that I will never forget is when we all got to work and play with the APO.” YEAR 6, PAPATOETOE EAST PRIMARY […]

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