Annual programme

Jul 27 @ 6:15 pm – Jul 29 @ 3:15 pm Gallagher Academy and Hinemoa Park
Starting with a a group excursion to see Opus Orchestra’s Midwinter Tales, and including an afternoon of sectionals, social time and full orchestra activity! Registrations are essential – contact us now!
Jul 27 @ 7:15 pm – 8:45 pm Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts
A lion, a wolf and a ludicrous mischief-maker will be brought to life by master Kiwi actor-narrator, Mark Hadlow, who will put aside his Lord of the Rings costume and enchant both young and old[...]
Jul 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Addison Theatre, Baycourt, Tauranga
A lion, a wolf and a ludicrous mischief-maker will be brought to life by master Kiwi actor-narrator, Mark Hadlow, who will put aside his Lord of the Rings costume and enchant both young and old[...]
Jul 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Destiny Theatre
A lion, a wolf and a ludicrous mischief-maker will be brought to life by master Kiwi actor-narrator, Mark Hadlow, who will put aside his Lord of the Rings costume and enchant both young and old[...]
Aug 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm ACTivate
TWSO present their annual children’s education concerts. ‘Max and the Alien’ is a modern retelling of the classic childrens tale ‘Peter and the Wolf’. The narrated story is interwoven with recognisable music played by the[...]
Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ACTivate
TWSO present their annual children’s education concerts. ‘Max and the Alien’ is a modern retelling of the classic childrens tale ‘Peter and the Wolf’. The narrated story is interwoven with recognisable music played by the[...]
Sep 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm Whitianga Town Hall
Quizzical Tipples and Tunes is a light-hearted, fun night of fabulous Music from the Movies and dance music (performed by OCTavo), brain teasing quizzes and wine and cheese sampling. There will be lots of time for[...]
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm The Meteor Theatre
  Back for the second time, Sensing Music will be 48 hours of amazing Orchestral experiences for everyone from beginners to experts, and audiences of all tastes. Including a Youth Orchestra jam, Rusty Brunch, family[...]
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Meteor - Upstairs Rehearsal Room
Join our Youth Orchestra for their Friday night rehearsal. Observe, take part, have fun! No cost to attend, but please register here Suitable for 12-18 year olds, Grade 4+  
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Meteor Theatre
This full day workshop will be led by professional conductor and teacher Rupert D’Cruze – Artistic Director Community Music OCT and the Trust Waikato Symphony Orchestra, and offers training, support and guidance at a range[...]
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Hinemoa Rehearsal Rooms
More details coming soon!  
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am Meteor Theatre
It’s back! After the success of the 2018 Brunch we’re back again! Join New Zealands fastest growing and biggest community orchestra at The Meteor for breakfast and a full orchestra playthrough. Supported by Creative New[...]
Sep 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm The Meteor Theatre
A reprise of the TWSO children’s education concerts and an opportunity for families to meet the instruments of the orchestra, this is part of ‘Sensing Music’ ‘Max and the Alien’ is a modern retelling of[...]
Sep 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Hamilton
Danses concertantes                                                                                                                                 STRAVINSKY  World Premiere – Commission                                                       [...]
Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Graham Young Youth Theatre, Tauranga Boys HIgh School
Danses concertantes                                                                                                                                 STRAVINSKY  World Premiere – Commission                                                       [...]
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Destiny Theatre
Danses concertantes                                                                                                                                 STRAVINSKY  World Premiere – Commission                                                       [...]
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Hamilton Gardens Pavilion
In partnership with Cantando Choir and Soloist: Anna Hawkins             Orff                                  O Fortuna (Carmina Burana) Verrdi                               Va Pensiero (Nabucco) Verdi                               Soldiers Chorus (Trovatore)     WITH ANNA HAWKINS: Puccini                            O mio babbino[...]
Nov 25 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm OCT Rehearsal Rooms
Join us for ‘A Very Rusty Christmas‘ to celebrate the end of 2018.  A combined end of year event with the Rusty Player Orchestra Orchestra and TWSO (as well as some Rusty singers!), the day[...]
Dec 1 @ 1:00 pm – Dec 2 @ 3:00 pm TO BE CONFIRMED
Celebrate a year of making music together!   A weekend of workshops, sectionals, orchestra playthroughs and social time, culminating in a double orchestra concert

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