Cellophonia brings together cellists from all around the country to attend masterclasses, workshops, and to take part in ensemble playing. This year's event is held from 16 - 20 November and features special guest artist Alvin Wong from the University of Melbourne; co-directors are Inbal Megiddo (Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music, Senior Lecturer in cello) & Andrew Joyce (Principal Cellist of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra). The event culminates in a concert, featuring the guest artists and participants.

There are two options for participants:

OPTION 1: $50

*Cellophonia Ensemble - rehearsals and concert
An opportunity for cellists of any level to play with top musicians in a large ‘cello-only’ ensemble. Guest Artist Alvin Wong, Inbal and Andrew Joyce will play together with participants as part of the ensemble
*Lunch and dinner on Saturday

OPTION 2: $100 earlybird before 1 Oct or $120 full price

*Cellophonia ensemble – rehearsals and concert 
*Advanced ensemble - rehearsals and concert
*Orchestral excerpts and auditions workshop with Andrew Joyce
*Participation in masterclasses with Alvin Wong and Inbal Megiddo
*A 30 minute private lesson with Alvin Wong, Andrew Joyce or Inbal Megiddo
*Lunch and dinner on Saturday


Step 1: Fill out registration form and send to events@nzsm.ac.nz
Step 2: Pay your registration fee online on Eventfinda (Earlybird registrations available until 1 Oct)

Registrations and payment are due by 1 November.