Top ensemble to perform
One of the finest musical ensembles in New Zealand today will perform in Putaruru on September 26.
The Aroha String Quartet is performing at Putaruru Gospel Chapel in Kensington St at 2pm.
The concert is being presented by South Waikato Music Society in association with Chamber Music New Zealand.
The Aroha String Quartet, founded in 2004, has become known for its passionate musicality, impressive technique, and multicultural innovations.
Aroha is highly committed to presenting string quartet works from traditional Chinese folk music to western classical and avant-garde contemporary repertoire. Its programme for the South Waikato contains some of this mixture.
This was to be the final concert of the Music Society season however University of Waikato students will perform in the South Waikato on October 8.
Months of creativity will come to fruition this month when students from St Mary’s Catholic School unveil their costumes in a fashion show.
Students have been preparing o utf i t s and masks al l year f o r t he s c hool’ s Wearable Arts event, themed A Night at the Circus.
It will be held at 6.45pm on September 17 at The Plaza in Putaruru.
Teacher Heather Monehan says there are f o ur s e c t i o ns i ncl uding black and white, duo, fantasy and circus.
Costumes will be j udged i n t he morning and then paraded down the runway in the evening.