Annual programme

Sensing Music @ venue TBC
Aug 21 @ 6:15 pm – Aug 23 @ 3:45 pm
Sensing Music @ venue TBC | Hamilton | Waikato | New Zealand

Back for the FOURTH year, Sensing Music is 48 hours of amazing Orchestral experiences for everyone from beginners to experts.

Full Programme coming soon – find out more here!

YOW Open Night – part of Sensing Music 2020 @ Hinemoa Rehearsal Rooms
Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
YOW Open Night - part of Sensing Music 2020 @ Hinemoa Rehearsal Rooms | Hamilton | Waikato | New Zealand

Can and observe our Youth Orchestra for their Friday night rehearsal.

The evening will finish with a shared supper.

No cost to attend, but please register here

Interested players, music teachers and families all welcome.


Rusty Brunch @ Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts
Aug 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Join the most relaxed orchestra in NZ for breakfast and a full orchestra playthrough.

Music will be available on the Player Portal one month before the event. You can email us sign up to play!

Eat, play, enjoy!

Conductor: Catherine Polglase

Programme coming soon – find out more about Rusty Players here

YOW – Kaleidoscope @ Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts
Sep 5 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
YOW - Kaleidoscope @ Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts | Hamilton | Waikato | New Zealand

Conducted by Tim Carpenter, and being held in the best music chamber in New Zealand, this concert features music from around the world, performed by our fantastic young musicians.

Programme to be announced soon

Rusty Remix @ Hinemoa Rehearsal Rooms (TBC)
Oct 11 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Enjoy a small group ‘sectional’, play through fun and exciting repertoire with the whole orchestra.  Invite your Whanau to come and enjoy a Rusty mini-concert at the end of the day!

Players choice of music – we’ll be doing your favourites!

Bring a plate for afternoon tea!

Got an instrument lurking under a bed somewhere? Love making music but no-one to play with? Been a long time since you played? Play one instrument well but still learning a second? Then this is for you!

Bring your instrument and join in. No scary solos!

$10 per person – register now (email and music will be made available to you before the day! .



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