A giant orchestra takes over the Hub
Event type: Music Events25 May 2017 from 6.00 pm - 7.00 pm
The New Zealand School of Music Big Band and Orchestra join forces to play a free concert in the Hub. Think Lorde meets West Side Story meets Dizzy Gillespie. Vic Books café will be serving tasty treats and beverages—grab a friend, a snack, and settle in for some live music.
The New Zealand School of Music Big Band is one of the flagship performance ensembles for the jazz programme at Victoria University and plays regularly throughout New Zealand. The band is directed by Dr Rodger Fox, renowned New Zealand trombonist, band leader, and recording artist.
The New Zealand School of Music Orchestra is conducted by Kenneth Young, and is made up of music students and other players from the community. The orchestra gives three or four concerts each year, performing masterpieces from the symphonic repertoire along with new music and music by New Zealand composers.