Top en­sem­ble to per­form

South Waikato News - - BUSINESS HOTLINE -

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.

Cre­ative art

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.

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