Chamber Music NZ Presents - Marimba Duo

Date : Thursday 6th of October 2016
Venue : Craighead Diocesan School
Tickets : Book online http://nmw.co.nz/book-now + in-store @ Newmans Music Works.

Experience the dynamism of this fabulous marimba and percussion duo as they perform a variety of music for two marimbas and other percussion instruments. With a colourful sound palette ranging from deep, mellow resonance to more percussive and virtuosic playing, their repertoire includes original works for percussion, and works from well-known composers including the tango driven music of Argentinian, Astor Piazzolla.

Fitzsimons, principal percussionist for Orchestra Wellington, has played with the NZSO since 1993 and his accomplishments range from guest soloist at a marimba festival in Portugal to performing with the Pink Floyd Experience. Tsuruta, a graduate from NZSM in Wellington, has many accolades to her name, including First Prize at the New Zealand National Concerto Competition and semifinalist at the International Marimba Competition in Salzburg.

Jeremy Fitzsimons will wow you with the textures and depth of his percussive repertoire and combined with Yoshiko Tsuruta’s impressive marimba technique, this duo’s performance is a guaranteed immersive and sensorial music experience. Jeremy Fitzsimons will wow you with the textures and depth of his percussive repertoire and combined with Yoshiko Tsuruta’s impressive marimba technique, this duo’s performance is a guaranteed immersive and sensorial music experience.

Hollie Smith "Water Or Gold" Acoustic Tour

Date : Sunday 25 September 2016 7:00pm
Venue : The Ponderosa Timaru - Lone Star, 109 Sophia Street, Timaru
Tickets : Available online @  http://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2016/hollie-smith/timaru + in-store @ Newmans Music Works.

Hot on the heels of the release of her new #1 album “Water Or Gold” and her successful national album release tour with her band, Hollie Smith embarks on a tour across New Zealand for a series of intimate acoustic performances showcasing her new songs and many of her classics from her back catalogue of albums.
Prepare to be amazed by the powerhouse that is the incomparable Hollie Smith, a true New Zealand musical icon.
Featuring Marika Hodgson on guitars.

Support Act: Caitlin Bradley.