Three Lakes Cultural Trust

Fostering talent

By TRACEY ROXBURGH A rare opportunity to launch a career in the arts sector, through paid apprenticeships, is  being offered by the Wakatipu Music Festival in partnership with the Three Lakes Cultural Trust. The festival, presented by the Hill family, was...
By PHILIP CHANDLER The baton’s been passed on at Queenstown’s music school. Sarah Lyttle is the first general manager of the Turn Up The Music Trust, replacing administrator Sue Marshall, who’s now become a trustee. Lyttle — a Queenstown Jazz Orchestra saxophonist...
By PHILIP CHANDLER A choral number written for this weekend's RenewArt arts celebration in Queenstown reflects on the resort's cosmopolitan nature at this vexed time for the world. The song, being performed at Events Centre concerts tonight and tomorrow afternoon, is...

Dancing firepower wanted

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown dance studio owner Anna Stuart’s looking for 50 to 100 trained or non- trained dancers to help put together a mega dance performance. She’s been chosen to perform a new piece, ‘Tahi Aroha’, for Three Lakes Cultural Trust’s...

Renewing the cultural landscape

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Twenty-seven Wakatipu artists and performers have received RenewArt grants so their work can be displayed or performed at free community art celebrations here next month. In total, 20 visual artists and 21 performing arts groups have been given funding...

Dance school shock

In what one parent calls "a real bombshell", Queenstown's largest and longest-standing dance school shut shop this week. Anna Stuart, whose Queenstown School of Dance has taught thousands of youngsters, was about to reopen for classes in new Frankton premises...
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