Manawatu Sinfonia
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Sinfonia Rehearsals 2020

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: March - May 2020

Directed by: Peter van Drimmelen

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


CONCERT: May 17th 2.30pm in Speirs Centre

Pre-concert rehearsal: TBC


Second Schedule: June - September 2020

Directed by: Andrew Atkins

Thursday rehearsals are 7.30pm-9.30pm, Sundays 2pm-4.30pm



Pre-concert rehearsal: TBC


Third Schedule: September - November 2020

Directed by: Martin Riseley

Thursday rehearsals are 7.30pm-9.30pm, Sundays 2pm-4.30pm


CONCERT: Nov 15th 2.30pm in Speirs Centre

Pre-concert rehearsal: TBC 


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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