Manawatu Sinfonia
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Sinfonia Rehearsals 2018

All rehearsals are in Room 116 in the Square Edge Creative Arts Centre unless otherwise indicated.

For rehearsal dates and times see the detailed schedules below.


First Schedule: April & May 2018

Directed by: Canwei Li

Thursday rehearsals are 7.30pm-9.30pm, Sundays 2pm-5pm.

April 5(Th) 8(Su) 12(Th) 15(Su) 19(Th) 22(Su) 29(Su)
May 6(Su) 13(Su) 20(Su) 26(Saturday 2-5pm) 

CONCERT: Sunday May 27th 2.30pm Regent on Broadway

Pre-concert rehearsal: 1pm


Second Schedule: June - August 2018

Directed by: Peter van Drimmelen

Thursday rehearsals are 7.15pm-9.15pm, Sundays 2pm-4.30pm

June 17(Su) 24(Su) 28(Th)
July 1(Su) 5(Th) 8(Su) 26(Th) 29(Su)
Aug 2(Th) 5(Su) 9(Th) 

CONCERT: Sunday Aug 12th 2.30pm Speirs Centre

Pre-concert rehearsal: 1pm


Extra Performance: Hannah Fang and Friends

Oct  21(Su) 2-5pm at Square Edge

Oct 26(Fr) 6.30pm with band at Regent

CONCERT: Saturday Oct 27th 7.30pm Regent on Broadway

Pre-concert call: 4pm


Third Schedule: Sept-Nov 2018

Directed by: Guy Donaldson

Thursday rehearsals are 7.30pm-9.30pm, Sundays 2pm-5pm

Sept 13(Th) 16(Su) 20(Th) 27(Th) 30(Sun)
Oct 7(Sun) 14(Sun) 18(Th) 28(Sun)
Nov 4(Sun)

CONCERT: Saturday Nov 10th 7.30pm Regent on Broadway

Pre-concert rehearsal: TBA



Eva & Elsie Laing Fund

This fund is administered by the Manawatu Youth Orchestra Inc. It provides grants up to a maximum of $100 per annum to players from the Manawatu Sinfonia or Manawatu Youth Orchestra to attend music courses outside Palmerston North or to assist with advanced tuition which is unavailable locally.

Application Forms are available from the Secretary - use the 'Contact Us' Form on this website or download here


Hearing protection

Manawatu Sinfonia and Youth Orchestra members are entitled to a special discount on custom made earplugs with Heartland Audiology.




ECCT community trust        Pub charity    
Milverton Trust
Performance Trust




            Evelyn Rawlins Arts Trust                    

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