NZSO Chamber group perform for Tironui students

Eight members of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra played for string students from Papatoetoe Central and East Schools in September (2017).  The concert included a performance of Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring with the Papatoetoe East students singing the chorale.  Additionally, one of our violin students was selected to play the second violin part in […]

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Visit from the New Zealand String Quartet

Thanks to Helene, Monique, Gillian and Rolf of the New Zealand String Quartet for their inspirational performance at Papatoetoe South School in August (2017). They brought 50 minutes of joy to these young people – who were transfixed. Thanks also to Christine Argyle, NZSQ Manager, who commented that they considered the Tironui Trust to be […]

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2016 Showcase Concert

2016 saw more than 430 children involved in the annual concert, so to accommodate them all it was held in the Sir Woolf Fisher Arena at the Vodafone Events Centre.  Thanks to the tremendous efforts of our Manager, Catherine Blomfield, and a large team of tutors, teachers and school support staff, it was a huge […]

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New Schools for 2017

2017 will see the inclusion of two new schools into the Tironui programme: Bailey Road School and Stanhope Road School in Mt Wellington.  They are both full primary schools, so the students will be able to complete the full 5-year string course with no change of school.  The Tironui Board warmly welcomes these two schools […]

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