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May 2019

Songwriting with Charlotte Yates

17 May @ 7:00 PM - 19 May @ 4:30 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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I’m a singer-songwriter with seven albums of my own and multiple collaborative releases. I also work as a songwriting coach running workshops, clinics and inhouse retreats through my service songdoctor.co.nz. More info www.charlotteyates.com Songwriter Starter Pack  - set yourself up to write your best songs everyday with an insider’s view on what you need to get started successfully. Have a question? Ring Music & Arts Trust Hanmer Springs Trustee Jane van Kuelen 027 443 4541 or email Tutor Charlotte Yates…

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Saxophone Section Workshop with Lana Law

17 May @ 7:00 PM - 19 May @ 4:30 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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  Ever wondered how those professional Big Bands sound so good?  It's the little things that make the difference in a saxophone section.  Lana Law lifts the curtain on how to play better as a section.  In this workshop you will discover the secrets of phrasing, length of notes, articulation, blending and balance. Dynamics are key, and Lana will talk about when to follow the leader and how to take charge of the melody line. Bring your saxophone and be…

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Tuffet Footstools with Zoe Barber

17 May @ 7:00 PM - 19 May @ 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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Learn how to put together a Tuffet top through foundation piecing, and produce a pumpkin like footstool. Have a question? Ring Music & Arts Trust Hanmer Springs Trustee Jane van Kuelen 027 443 4541 or email Tutor Zoe Barber :zoeb@inbox.com   Extra stuff you will need: Tuffet Hardware Kit – (to be supplied on the day by Loburn Tuffets $195.00)   To Register Click Here

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88 Pianos I have Known with Jan Preston

24 May @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Hanmer Springs War Memorial Hall, 1 Jollies Pass Rd
Hanmer Springs, 7334 New Zealand
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88 PIANOS I HAVE KNOWN FRIDAY MAY 24th 7.30pm HANMER SPRINGS MEMORIAL HALL DOOR SALES $15. In her show 88 Pianos I Have Known JAN PRESTON shares with us her passion for pianos. Projected images combine with unforgettable biographical stories, original songs and piano music, which will move you from tears to laughter. Underpinned by Jan’s thrilling virtuosity, audiences will be tapping and clapping, and may leave never looking at a piano in quite the same way again! JAN PRESTON is…

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Learn to Play Boogie Woogie Piano with Jan Preston

25 May @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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  JAN PRESTON’s workshop Learn To Play Boogie and Blues Piano takes piano players, elementary and advanced, on a journey towards playing the exciting and uplifting style of Boogie/Blues Piano. This is a Half Day Course. Participants will learn the many left hand “8-to-the-bar” patterns on which the right hand can improvise, learning to dig into the groove with confident timing, whilst simplifying or embellishing the bass to suit your hand and ability. And having fun! Workshops ideally have a…

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June 2019

Under a Celtic Moon

2 June @ 7:30 PM
Hanmer Springs Anglican Church, 33 Jollies Pass Rd
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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Writing Workshop

6 June @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 Writing Workshops 14th - 16th June with the NZ Society of Authors Beginning Writing with Kathleen Gallagher Friday 14th 7-9pm Plotting with Michelle Clark McConnochie Saturday 15th 10am-12noon Creating Characters with Jenny Hawthorn Saturday 15th 1-3pm Freelance Journalism with Jill McCaw Saturday 15th 3.15-5.15pm Getting Published with Jenny Hawthorn Sunday 16th 10am-12noon   Have a question? Ring Music & Arts Trust Hanmer Springs Trustee Jane van Kuelen 027 443 4541   As result of Funding we are now able to offer this workshop at a reduced rate: Register now for…

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Weekend Writing Workshops

14 June @ 8:00 AM - 16 June @ 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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14th - 16th June with the NZ Society of Authors Beginning Writing with Kathleen Gallagher Friday 14th 7-9pm Plotting with Michelle Clark McConnochie Saturday 15th 10am-12noon Creating Characters with Jenny Haworth Saturday 15th 1-3pm Freelance Journalism with Jill McCaw Saturday 15th 3.15-5.15pm Getting Published with Jenny Hawthorn Sunday 16th 10am-12noon As result of Funding we are now able to offer this workshop at a reduced rate: Register now for the two day Workshop Only $90   To Register Click Here

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July 2019

Upholstery with Steve MacDonald

6 July @ 8:00 AM - 7 July @ 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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6/7th July  2019 www.qualityfurniture.co.nz Steve has been an Upholsterer for over 30 years, and has been teaching for over 18 years. He is looking forward to teaching at the Spring School in 2019. To Register Click Here  

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Rob Joass In Concert

10 July @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Hanmer Springs Anglican Church, 33 Jollies Pass Rd
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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Rob Joass “Pencarrow” – New album & national tour! Pencarrow is Rob’s 3rd solo album, following on from Rainlovers (1996) and Black and White. To celebrate the release Rob will embark on an album tour through New Zealand with a side trip to Sydney. “Accomplished…..powerfully beautiful….well focused songs…lived in voice” - Graham Reid (2014) With his band Hobnail looking forward to a 25th Anniversary tour and “Best Of” album in 2019, Rob resolved to take things a little easier in…

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