- Wednesday 16th June Strum Strike Blow Festival at the Christchurch Arena Chisnallwood Ukuleles, marimbas and recorders playing with 1,000 students, backing band and special guests Kaboom. $5 door entry.
- Friday 25th June JazzQuest combos at ARA – jazz combo 1:15pm at ARA Music Arts (130 High St) then 7:30pm Gala Concert at the Piano (Armagh Street)
- Wednesday 7th July – Open Night – most music groups!
Please note that the Voices Festival for the choir in June previously advertised has been unfortunately cancelled.
- 31 July – Aug 1 JazzQuest ensembles at ARA jazz band
- Sunday August 15th Orchestra Big Play Day at the Town Hall orchestra!
- 19-22 possible jazz trip to WeBO TBC
- 23-25 August Bandquest rock bands
- 15 Sept Kahui Ako cultural festival TBC
- Week 9 School Production
- Oct 21-25 Junior Jazz Jam and Big Band Festival jazz band
- Nov 2-5 Music Festival Choir and representative groups
By Judith Bell