Search SOUNZ Toroa Toi te Arapūoro Find music, resources, composers and artists Find news, interviews, podcasts and videos Search Showing results for: Clear all × Catalogue Works People 805 Library Films & audio Shop Content Refine ▼ People Composer Māori Composer Jazz Composer Moana Pacific Composer Arranger Performer Commissioner Publisher Presenter Performing Organisation Born Before 1900 1900 to 1949 1950 to 1959 1960 to 1969 1970 to 1979 1980 to 1989 1990 to 1999 2000 to 2009 2010 onwards Search People Show: 10 25 50 Sort by: Relevance Alphabetic Recently added Contributor Robin Maconie Composer Robin John Maconie (b 1942 in Auckland) is a composer and writer specializing in the late 20th-century avant-garde. He is a published authority on the music ... Contributor Ian McDonald Composer Ian Donald McDonald was a composer, lecturer and writer. He was born in Wellington in 1937 and educated at St Patricks College. He studied composition at Vi... Contributor Peter McClymont Composer Peter McClymont started composing music when he was at Dunedin North Intermediate in 1976. Six years later, while at Logan Park High School, he won the Advan... Contributor Ken Wilson Composer, Performer Ken Wilson, clarinetist, composer. He was born in Auckland in 1924 and began music study [clarinet and piano] at 9 years of age. In 1937, he moved to Cal... Contributor Lissa Meridan Composer Lissa Meridan (b.1972) is a New Zealand composer and sound artist. Her works include orchestral, chamber, vocal, filmscore, electroacoustic, gallery installa... Contributor Godfrey de Grut Composer, Performer, Jazz Composer Godfrey de Grut currently lectures for the University of Auckland's Popular Music degree in the areas of composition, music theory and piano studies, but he ... Contributor Xenia Pestova Bennett Composer, Performer Xenia Pestova Bennett is an innovative performer and educator. Described as “a powerhouse of contemporary keyboard repertoire” (Tempo), “stunning” (Wales Art... Contributor John Young Composer John Young was born in Christchurch, New Zealand in 1962 to English and Italian parents. He studied at the University of Canterbury, completing a doctorate o... Contributor Richard Francis Composer Richard Francis was educated at Testwood College in Hampshire, England where he was awarded a Junior Exhibition in music allowing him to have free music less... Contributor Carolyn Mills Performer Harpist Carolyn Mills has been described by critics as a musician of “great sensitivity and technical accomplishment” and “intense expressiveness.” She studi... Contributor Mette Leroy Performer Mette Leroy, flutist, completed a Doctor of Musical Arts at the University of Auckland in August 2007. In her performance and thesis research she specialised... Contributor Richard Haynes Performer Richard Haynes was born in Brisbane, studied at Griffith University, Australia (Bachelor of Music Advanced Performance) and at the Hochschule der Künste Bern... Contributor Bruce McKinnon Performer Bruce McKinnon has been Principal Percussionist with the NZSO since 1989. He became Emeritus Principal in 2007. As a soloist with the NZSO he has performe... Contributor Vyvyan Yendoll Performer Vyvyan Yendoll was born in the United Kingdom and after studying at the Royal Academy of Music spent a couple of years freelancing mainly in London and the c... Contributor Farquhar Wilkinson Performer Farquhar Wilkinson received his early musical education in Dunedin, where he played for a time in the 4YA orchestra of the then New Zealand Broadcasting Serv... Contributor Grant Cooper Composer, Performer Grant Cooper was born in Wellington in 1953. His early childhood was filled with music, as his mother was a member of Opera Technique and, later, a soloist w... Contributor Lars Mlekusch Performer, Commissioner Lars Mlekusch is a graduate from Music Academy Basel (Marcus Weiss) and from Northwestern Univerisity Chicago (Dr. Frederick Hemke) where he earned his Soloi... Contributor Matthew Suttor Composer New Zealand born composer Matthew Suttor is the Director of the Laurie Beechman Center for Theatrical Sound Design and Music at Yale School of Drama. A Fulbr... Contributor Hannah Gilmour Composer Composer Hannah Gilmour (b. 1986) was born in Hamilton, New Zealand, and raised on an orchard in Te Puna, a small rural town on the outskirts of Tauranga. Sh... Contributor Henry Shirley Composer Henry Shirley was born in 1902 in Staffordshire, England, the youngest of 13 children. His family emigrated to Auckland in 1906. He was educated at Ponsonby ... Contributor Jodi Chen Composer, Arranger, Performer Jodi is a music educator, composer, arranger, conductor, pianist, accompanist, flutist and soprano. Born in Taiwan in 1980, Jodi immigrated to Auckland, New ... Contributor Keith Statham Composer Born in Glouscester, U.K., Keith Statham studied Music at Cambridge University and worked in the recording industry for Decca and Phillips before becoming Ge... Contributor Dean Goffin Composer Sir Dean Goffin was born in Wellington and educated both in Christchurch Technical College and Napier Boys High School. From the Salvation Army family, Sir D... Contributor Liam Wooding Performer Originally from Whanganui, New Zealand, Liam Wooding is a pianist based in Melbourne, Australia. Performing and commissioning New Zealand music is central to... Contributor Michael Houstoun Performer Michael Houstoun was born in Timaru, New Zealand in October 1952. He began piano lessons at the age of five and under the guidance of Sr Mary Eulalie and sub... Contributor Piliopo Nelson-Retzlaff Composer Piliopo Nelson-Retzlaff was born Joyce Rosabel Nelson on Christmas Day, 25 December 1912; passed away 13 January 1987. She loved music and always owned ... Contributor Joshua Taylor Composer Joshua is currently studying towards his Bachelor's degree in composition at the University of Auckland. He has had compositions performed at the Llewellyn J... Contributor Douglas Mews Composer Douglas Mews was well-known as an organist, composer, teacher and church musician, working in Auckland from 1969 until his death in 1993. He was born in ... Contributor Mark Hobson Performer, Commissioner Mark began his musical career under the watchful eye of his mother Noeline, who was his first music teacher. After deciding that the violin was not his instr... Contributor Tahlia Griffis Composer Tahlia Griffis is a composer from Wellington, primarily focusing on film music. Her studies at Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music have led her to comple... Contributor Alexander Cowdell Composer Alexander Cowdell was born in Scotland in 1945 but educated in New Zealand, where as a student at Waihi College he first became interested in composition und... Contributor Alastair White Composer Alastair White is a Scottish New Zealand composer and writer born in Dunedin. Described as “spellbinding” (Boulezian), “beautiful” (730 Review), “virtuosic” ... Contributor Megan Kyte Composer Megan is an English-born composer, now living in New Zealand after moving here with her family in 2011. She began composing in high school and then studied c... Contributor Margaret Medlyn Performer Known as a singing actor, Margaret Medlyn ONZM is one of Australasia's finest singers, with consistently highly acclaimed performances in opera, oratorio and... Contributor NZTrio Commissioner, Performing Organisation Described as a “national treasure” and “New Zealand’s most indispensable ensemble” (William Dart, NZ Herald), NZTrio is renowned for its eclectic repertoire,... Contributor New Zealand String Quartet Commissioner, Performing Organisation The New Zealand String Quartet is New Zealand's premiere chamber music ensemble. The NZSQ has established an international reputation for its insightful i... Contributor Scilla Askew Performer Scilla Askew is an arts administrator and singer. She studied at Otago University, taking her first singing lessons with Honor McKellar, and graduating with ... Contributor Gillian Ansell Performer, Commissioner Gillian Ansell, born in Auckland, made her concerto debut as a violinist with the Auckland Philharmonia at the age of 16. At 19, an Associated Board Scholars... Contributor Tina Cross Composer, Performer, Māori Composer Te Aupouri, Ngāti Porou Tina Cross ONZM has been part of NZ pop culture history since she took Nothing But Dreams to the winners’ podium at the Pacific ... Contributor Sam Hamilton Sam Hamilton is an inter-disciplinary artist from New Zealand who when not projecting abroad, resides in the sovereign state of K’rd, Auckland. Hamilton... Contributor Stacey Dixon Performer Stacey is from Christchurch, and studied the oboe and cor anglais at Victoria University in Wellington, before moving to the UK in 2000. She holds a PGDip in... Contributor Timothy Deighton Performer Timothy Deighton is professor of viola at Penn State University, and enjoys a wide variety of performance opportunities. He performs regularly with Orpheus C... Contributor Karen Grylls Performer Karen Grylls ONZM is Associate Professor in Choral Conducting at the University of Auckland. She conducted the New Zealand Youth Choir from 1989 to 2011, fou... Contributor Carol Hohauser Performer Flutist and Educator, Carol Hohauser-Nizza is a National Recording Artist with Radio New Zealand, having won a Mobil Award for a recording of Debussy’s Sonat... Contributor Jack East Composer Jack East was born in Paeroa on 25 October, 1944. He was educated at Sacred Heart College, Auckland from 1955-62 and enrolled at University of Auckland fr... Contributor Ross Mullins Composer, Performer, Jazz Composer Ross Mullins is an Auckland keyboard player and songwriter whose songs are distinguished by laid-back jazzy melodies and witty and poignant sketches of New Z... Contributor Adam Whauwhau Māori Composer, Composer Ko Maungatautari te maunga Ko Waikato te awa Ko Tainui te waka Ko Ngāti Hauā me Ngāti Koroki ngā iwi Ko Te Rangitaupi te hapū Ko Tauwhare te marae Ko W... Contributor John Rae Composer, Performer, Jazz Composer John Rae recorded his first album at the age of sixteen with the acclaimed Scottish saxophonist Tommy Smith and has subsequently recorded over 30 albums as a... Contributor Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Commissioner, Performing Organisation Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra is New Zealand’s full-time professional Metropolitan orchestra, serving the country’s largest and most vibrant city with a co... Contributor Charlotte Yates Composer, Performer Charlotte Yates is a New Zealand independent singer/songwriter & recording artist. She's released seven solo albums, including 1991's _Queen Charlotte So... 1 2 3 4 5 Next › Last » × Borrow/Hire: To borrow items or hire parts please email SOUNZ directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.