Music School & Trust

MUSIC CHANGES LIVES

Our Purpose

We will improve the lives of the children in Queenstown and the surrounding Wakatipu Basin by providing quality music teaching, community music making plus performance opportunities.

KID ZONE | TURN UP THE MUSIC SCHOOL OF MUSIC
KID ZONE LEARN TO PLAY AN INSTRUMENT QUEENSTOWN

WANT TO JOIN OUR MUSIC CLASSES?

We are  now taking enrolments for Term 3
with an Orchestra, Choir, Concert Band, Recorder Group and Band Mentoring!

KEEN TO LEARN AN INSTRUMENT?

Email us at: info@turnupthemusic.co.nz to be referred to a teacher

WE HAVE TEACHERS FOR MOST INSTRUMENTS

Learn to play the Trumpet

Trumpet

fun fact: Justin Beiber is a trumpet player!

Learn to play Trombone-Purple

Trombone

Why did the chicken cross the road?  To get to the trombone concert!

learn the clarinet

Clarinet

Ncki Minaj played the clarinet at school,how cool is that?

lean the viola

Violin

the most expensive violin is worth over 16 million dollars!!

PIANO

Piano

How many keys on a piano…70? 78? Or 88?

learn percussion

Drums

They are the oldest instrument of all, the first ones being made of alligator skin!

join choir

Voice

Katy Perry started singing when she was 9.

play the sax

Saxophone

hen you are playing the saxophone you cannot see your hands so it’s tricky and fun to play

play the guitar

Guitar

something good to learn if you’re wanting to be in a band.

learn the electric guitar

Bass

It plays the lowest notes of any instrument in the string family.

Primary Music School event low-res

Paint or draw yourself playing an instrument to be in to win a term’s free tuition and instrument hire at the Turn Up the Music School.

How cool would that be?

There are two of these amazing prizes up for grabs so get arty.

  • The piece of art can be created on A4 or A3 size paper.
    You can use pencil, paint, felts or collage.
  • Each piece of art needs to have you and your favourite musical instrument as part of it. Maybe it’s the instrument you would like to learn to play.
  • It must have your name and phone number on the back.

Entries must be with your teacher or posted to P.O. Box 194 Arrowtown on Friday 26th of July.

The posters will be collated  by the Turn Up The Music Charitable Trust and a draw will result in two winners who will be notified the following week.

Any enquiries contact Roya Yavari at:
Info@turnupthemusic.co.nz

Get Involved

How can parents & the community support Turn Up The Music?

Spreading the word about us would be a great start.
We are eager to hear from any interested parties about all things musical.

Maybe you are interested in donating to the
Turn Up The Music Charitable Trust?
  • Do you have an old instrument that you would like to donate?
  • Do you want to contribute some of your time or expertise?
  • Do you want to make a financial donation?
  • All donations are gratefully appreciated, as they will contribute to improving the lives of people in our community.

Values & Behaviour

Turn Up the Music is open, curious, fair, inclusive, diverse, trusting, respectful, humble, bold, innovative, passionate, ambitious, adaptable, focused, collaborative, challenging, ethical and trustworthy.

Our Strategy

The broader the base, the higher the peak.
We want to get all children making music! We’re providing lessons for all ages. Children can  progress from pre-school groups to beginner recorder groups, then to after school instrumental lessons and onwards to bands, orchestras and choirs.


Upcoming Events & Important Dates

We have some exciting things planned for the coming year.

Winter Opera In Arrowtown

On Sunday 11th of August Starring Internationally renown NZ born Mezzo Soprano Bianca Andrews joined by Amelia Berry and David Kelly  at the Arrowtown Athenaeum Hall.

General Admission: $65 per person | ACAS members $50 per person

Symphonic Spectacular – Dunedin Symphony Orchestra

On Saturday 31st of August the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra will perform at the WHS Auditorium. This will be the first time the DSO has performed in Queenstown. Information on ticket purchase to come.