June 2021 Newsletter

2021 started with a bit of a bump, with Papatoetoe in the midst of a Covid outbreak, but since getting back into things our 600+ students have been revelling in their music making. Each year we are visited by some wonderful professional music groups who play for and inspire our students. In March, Papatoetoe Central School […]

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December 2020 Newsletter

There is no doubt, it’s been a challenging year with Covid-19 in the mix. We lost ten teaching weeks within the programme but with the dedication of our incredible tutoring team and the support of each of our ten partnering schools, 2020 was still a successful year of learning and music-making. This was clearly evidenced […]

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2020 End of year schools performances

Due to complications due to Covid-19 and with the safety of all in mind, there will be no public showcase performances by the students of the Tironui Music Trust programme this year. Our 10 partnering schools will all be hosting performances for their band and string ensembles within the final weeks of the programme, our […]

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July 2020 Newsletter

We are already mid-way through the 2020 school year and the winter school holidays have just started. Of course, the year has been anything but normal. This newsletter brings you up to date with what’s been happening these past few months as we’ve rolled with the COVID-19 punches. We have a new school in our […]

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Announcing our 2019 Scholars

We are thrilled to announce our three 2019 Tironui Music Trust Scholars. From left to right, they are Deziyah Lenati, viola, Imroz Ali, cello and Dylan Tran, violin. Congratulations to these talented new scholars who will receive private lessons with Tironui Music Trust tutors throughout their high school years. […]

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November 2019 Newsletter

With close to 550 students now enjoying the riches of music within the Tironui Music Trust programme, we have been looking for new performance opportunities for the students to share their achievements within the broader community. It is truly heart-warming when our students take their instruments out into their neighbourhoods and bring joy to both […]

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Otara Market Performance

We performed at the Otara Market on 21 Sept, 2019. Blessed with perfect weather we had a huge turnout for both bands and strings and their families. The students performed brilliantly and the large audience just loved it. It was so gratifying to feel such a strong connection to our community. We will definitely do […]

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