ITM's teach students from any level and advance their skills in music throughout their high school years.

Enabling students to grow and develop both musically and as a person, is both our forte and our passion.

Beginner programmes

Introducing students to

the basic skills of all instruments offered.

Development
Programmes

Continue to build on skills so students can perform with a depth of knowledge and confidenc in curricular and co-curricular programmes

 

Specialist
Programmes

Refining and advancing the skills of the students on any of the instruments offered by Forte for specialised application of their skills.

 

Our programmes

  • Voice (Classical, Contemporary)

  • Strings (Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass)

  • Winds (Saxophone, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Recorder)

  • Brass (Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba, and all Brass Band instruments)

  • Percussion (Tuned and Un-tuned Percussion, Drum Kit)

  • Guitar (Electric, Bass, Acoustic, Classical)

  • Keyboard (Piano, Keyboard)

Specialist Areas and Opportunities

From classical to Contemporary, Jazz to Folk, our ITM Team allows students to specialise in

the musical area they are passionate about. There are opportunities for students to represent their school

in the local community, regionally and nationally. 

 

Classical Musicians

Solo, Chamber Music, Orchestra

  • YSIH Barbershop Competition

  • NZCF Big Sing

  • NZCT Chamber Music Contest

  • CWSMTA Orchestra Festival

  • CSRO

  • NZSSO

  • National Youth Orchestra

Band Musicians

Brass Band, Concert Band

  • Brass Band Competitions

  • Christchurch Schools Concert Band Festival

  • National Youth Brass Band 

Jazz

Musicians

Solo, Jazz Combo

  • Jazz Quest

  • Southern Jam

  • National Youth Jazz Orchestra

Contemporary

Musicians

Rock, Funk, Pop

  • Rock Quest

  • Voices Festival

Folk

Musicians

Celtic, Latin, Tango,

World Music

  • Folk Festivals

  • Irish Band Competitions

SCHOOL TERMS 2019

 

4 Feb to 12 April

 

29 April to 5 July

 

22 July to 27 Sept

 

14 Oct to 6 Dec

 

 

ADDRESS

510 Hagley Ave

Christchurch 8011

PO Box 3984

forteoffice@hagley.school.nz

03 364 5164

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