HEA 2024
 

Harmony Education Aotearoa 2024

The HEA education weekends have become a regular institution in the BHNZ calendar with world-class education and fun.   Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to begin or to continue your barbershop education pathway!  Whether you are new to ringing chords or an old hand, we have classes tailored to everyone's needs. Classes run from Saturday morning through to Sunday lunchtime. 

Your BHNZ Education Team is pleased to confirm that there will be three HEA workshop weekends in 2024 as follows:

 Harmony Education Aotearoa 2024 - Central
When 6-7 April 2024  
Regisitration Closes Friday 22 March 2024  
Where Tawa College
Registration TBA
Accommodation Live-out
Quartet Qualification for BHNZ Contest  The Howat-Nation quartet competition will be held on Saturday night 6 April at Tawa College. There will be no judged quartet contest for nationals  qualification at this event now, but quartets will be able to have a video entry recorded. on the Saturday night to submit later.
 
 Harmony Education Aotearoa 2024 - Northern
When 20-21 April 2024  
Regisitration Closes Friday 5 April 2024  
Where St Paul's Collegiate
Registration TBA
Accommodation Live-out
Quartet Qualification for BHNZ Contest Friday Night 19th April
 
 Harmony Education Aotearoa 2024 - Southern
When 11-12 May 2024  
Regisitration Closes Friday 26 April 2024  
Where Middleton Grange School
30 Acacia Ave, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch
Registration TBA
Accommodation Live-out
Quartet Qualification for BHNZ Contest Friday Night 10th May
 
 


HEA CENTRAL
6-7 April 2024


Tawa College,
Duncan Street, Tawa
Wellington 5028

HEA for the Wellington region will be held this year at Tawa College on 6th and 7th April. The annual Howat-Nation quartet competition will be held in conjunction with HEA on the Saturday night, and this will also be an opportunity for any quartets who need to qualify for the BHNZ contest in September to have their performance recorded on video.

Note that the contest qualification performances will not be judged at Tawa - only recorded. The recordings will be passed on to the BHNZ 2024 contest judging panel. 

Classes begin at 9am on Saturday morning with a range of topics including basic barbershop theory, vocal health, genuine performance, musical artistry and gender inclusivity. Budding arrangers, coaches, and directors are catered for, and if your quartet is attending, do sign up for quartet coaching with our world class coaching team!

Join Faculty members at The Borough, Main Street, Tawa on Friday night for socialising and singing some tags. Please note entry to the Howat-Nation Contest is NOT included in registration. Tickets are sold separately.


HEA Northern
20-21 April 2024


St Paul's Collegiate,
77 Hukanui Road, Chartwell,
Hamilton 3210

Northern HEA is once again being hed at St Paul's Collegiate School in Hamilton. on 20th and 21st April.

The annual Regional Quartet Qualifying Contest will be held at St Paul's on the Friday night of 19th April. Everyone is welcome to attend. Entry is by gold coin (or greater donation) with proceeds going to Usual Suspects who will represent NZ in Cleveland, USA later this year.

(.Quartets who are unable to attend these opportunities at HEA can submit a video recorded under appropriate conditions.  Get in touch with BHNZ Contest Adminiistrators for details.)

Classes begin at 9am on Saturday morning with a keynote address by Henrietta Hunkin-Tagaloa describing the Pacific Connection to the States last year. Class topics range from basic barbershop theory and vocal health to genuine performance to musical artistry and gender inclusivity. Budding arrangers, coaches, and directors are catered for, and if your quartet is attending, do sign up for quartet coaching with our world class coaching team!

The Saturday night show is always a favourite and there might be ice-cream.


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HEA Southern
11-12 May 2024


Middleton Grange School,
30 Acacia Ave,
Christchurch

The Southern HEA is at Middleton Grange School in the Christchurch suburb of Upper Riccarton (map), about 15 minutes drive from Christchurch Airport.

The annual Regional Quartet Qualifying Contest will be held at the school hall on Friday night. Everyone is welcome to attend. Entry is by gold coin (or greater donation) with proceeds going to Heist who will represent NZ in Cleveland, USA later this year in the youth contest.

We are extremely lucky to have Australian judge and singing category expert, Rob Sequeira, as guest Faculty in Christchurch this year. Don't miss his keynote address on Saturday morning 'How to build chorus culture', a general session on maximising your singing score, and an opportunity for you to take part in the Big Chorus as Rob coaches on musicality.

Other class topics range from basic barbershop theory and vocal health to genuine performance to musical artistry and gender inclusivity. Budding arrangers, coaches, and directors are catered for, and if your quartet is attending, do sign up for quartet coaching with our world class coaching team!touch with BHNZ Contest Adminiistrators for details.)



HARMONY EDUCATION AOTEAROA

 

Harmony Education Aotearoa is Barbershop Harmony New Zealand's world-class teaching and learning programme. The programme offers premiere annual education events for barbershop singers, directors, school teachers, coaches, and arrangers. 

We believe that singing is for everyone. Many of our services and events are offered to both members and non-members of Barbershop Harmony New Zealand.

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