There are two types of applicants for the 2020 NZIYAF: Young Artists and Rising Stars.
Young Artists are students who have completed Grade 8+ and may participate in the Solo Piano Programme, String Programme, or Chamber Music Programme.
Rising Stars are beginner and intermediate students, who have not completed Grade 8. You will have the chance to partake in music competition and masterclasses , as well as perform in public and observe concerts during the Festival.
About NZIYAF in Wellington
Jan. 20 - 24
Full week of exciting public concerts,
masterclass and workshops,
orchestra experiences, fun tours,
plus a special Rising Stars competition!
*All events are subject to change.
Public Showcase and Concerts
Piano Fun Concert
Michael Endres in Concert
Te Papa String Extravaganza
Cable Car Fun Concert
Festival Showcase Concert at Shed 6
Festival Gala Concert at Shed 6
Rising Stars Competition
Park Road Post Tour
Cable Car Guided Tour
Stage presentation and performance etiquette workshop
Chamber Music Workshop
Various instrumental specific workshops and masterclasses