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March 2018

Concert Soiree with Special Guests – Voices Co. POSTPONED

10 March, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hanmer Springs War Memorial Hall, 1 Jollies Pass Rd
Hanmer Springs, 7334 New Zealand
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If you're familiar with the names Pentatonix, Pitch Perfect or Glee, then you already have a pretty good idea of what Voices Co. get up to.  Having recently won TV1's 'the Naked Choir' they will be featuring in the CONCERT SOIREE as the Festival of Voices, Guest Artists.  With choirs from various regions, the evening is a celebration of singing and the dynamic groups who thrive being part of our singing communities. Ticket price: $20 Tickets available via Eventbrite  

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Altogether Now – Singing Workshop with Guest Song Leaders POSTPONED

11 March, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs War Memorial Hall, 1 Jollies Pass Rd
Hanmer Springs, 7334 New Zealand
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Join in a whole day of learning, singing and complete the Festival of Voices Weekend with a Finale Performance Concert for friends and family. Voices Co. director and arranger Julian Hay and Hanmer Sings' Choir director Rosalind Kelly join the Festival of Voices leadership team to teach and prepare singers for the Festival of Voices Finale.  Experience learning a variety of songs and engaging with the teaching styles of song & choir leaders on a mission - sharing the joy…

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The Festival of Voices, Hanmer Springs Finale POSTPONED

11 March, 2018 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs War Memorial Hall, 1 Jollies Pass Rd
Hanmer Springs, 7334 New Zealand
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Join the Festival of Voices for an afternoon concert of singing.  All of the festivals participants gather together to showcase their voices alongside the 2018 Special Guests Voices Co.  A gorgeous summary and conclusion of the Festival of Voices spirit and joy for singing. Full ticket price: $15 Tickets available via Eventbrite

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May 2018

AUTUMN ART SCHOOL

11 May, 2018 - 20 May, 2018
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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AUTUMN ART SCHOOL
An annual event that has been hosted in Hanmer Springs for many years. This same event now has a new twist. The Amuri Community Arts Council have passed the baton over to the Music and Arts Hanmer Springs Trust.

Our aim is to offer exciting workshops in a range of music and arts subjects. A continuation of the amazing event that already has an established history.

These workshops will all be held in Hanmer Springs. We are working towards offering these in the Soldiers Block in the hospital grounds. A combination of local and national tutors will lead participants in a learning experience second to none.

Join us in gorgeous Hanmer Springs for a 2 day break away from your usual routine. Immerse yourself in a group environment focused on extending your skills in an inclusive and friendly way.

There will be a social gathering and official opening on the evening before workshops start. Tutors work will be on display at this event. An opportunity to meet and greet all those involved – Tutors, participants, organisers.

At the end of the workshops a gathering to share learning and give feedback will be held.

Choose your workshop, gather a group of friends, book your accommodation and start an annual pilgrimage to join us at this event…

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The Scripted Journey/Autumn Art School

11 May, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 13 May, 2018 @ 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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Using a variety of simple writing tools and some unexpected mark making tools, students will have fun playing and exploring the marks they  make as potential for their own artwork. This is a class with lots of practical exercises where each student will be guided to explore their creativity in an interesting way. We will look at the shapes of letters from other cultures as part of the process and adapt these for use in individual work. Students will work…

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Sports Photography /Autumn Art School

11 May, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 13 May, 2018 @ 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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CANCELLED  There are 3 basic questions that will become second nature to you. Know your subject. It’s amazing how many people don’t really know what they are trying to shot so just shoot lot’s and hope. Simplify the subject. This shot is about what? How can I make them stand out? Eliminate anything that takes away from the subject. Master these 3 steps and you will go a long way to becoming an outstanding photographer in any field.  On a…

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Upholstery/Autumn Art School

11 May, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 13 May, 2018 @ 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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With Steve McDonald www.qualityfurniture.co.nz Steve has been an Upholsterer fro over 30 years, and has been teaching for over 18 years. He is looking forward to teaching at the Autumn School for the second year in a row. Register for this Worksop HERE

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Introduction to Special effects and Make-up /Autumn Art School

11 May, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 13 May, 2018 @ 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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The Introduction to Practical Effects course gives an overview of techniques and materials used in  a wide variety of special practical effects. On this course, you will learn tips and tricks for: Sculpting, Life-casting, Mold making, Casting, Makeup appliances, Fake blood, Gore effects, Fur and Hair, Props, Makeup, plus many other cool and impressive techniques for fabrication and filmmaking. With Chester Dextar Register for this Worksop HERE

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Modelling a Head in Clay /Autumn Art School

11 May, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 13 May, 2018 @ 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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This is an introduction to sculpting with clay, with the challenge of creating a human head.  Paul will guide you through the sculpting of a bust in clay.  This workshop will benefit painters and sculptors alike with emphasis on the anatomy and proportions of the head, neck and shoulders.  You can even take your work home to be kiln fired afterwards.  Enjoy the tactile hands-on sensations of working with clay, congenial company and Paul’s gentle guidance through the creative process.…

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Line Dancing/Autumn Art School

11 May, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 13 May, 2018 @ 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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With Marilyn Frost Register for this Worksop HERE

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