The Ara Music awards are now finished.
Well done to all the participants.
This years Awardees are;
Special thanks to the Judges:
The Ara Music awards are now open for 2019.
We are please to be working again with the APPA Executive to provide a not only financial support towards tuition fees and replacement instruments, but also giving young people public performance experience & feedback on their musicianship.
This competition will, once again, be the most prestigious music competition for primary-intermediate aged children in Australasia.
Young people who are eligible are:
- Living somewhere in the APPA region between Pukekohe and Wellsford.
- In year 5-8 classes. Years 9 and over are not eligible.
- Have NZ citizenship or have Permanent Residency. Proof required.
- Have Grade 5 or higher in music exams. A copy of the certificate is essential.
- Friday 16th August, Applications Close
- Sunday 8th September, Preliminaries if required
- Sunday 22nd September at 1:00 pm, Finals
Conditions of Entry
Information for Schools
Award Missions & Goals
In early September, ARA Lodge No 348 IC will commence a year long commemoration of this important milestone. We’ll keep you posted with news and events shortly.
Thanks to all the students who entered; you should now have received further information from the Judges as well as a form to submit for the preliminary rounds due to be held in early September.
We’re really looking forward to seeing you all perform.
Good luck everyone!