ALUMNI

Lisa Hill

1986-1988

Bronwyn Browne

2001-2003

Grant Hislop

1985-1988

James Butler

2000-2003

Paula Jackson

1983-1988

Kiri Ensbey

2001-2003

Now Milla Dickens

Jolene James

1986-1988

Vivian Gang

2000-2003

Nicola Jansen

1979-1988

Joseph Gardner

2001-2003

Philippa Jarecki

1986-1988

Anna Haodley

2001-2003

Therese Kelly

1984-1988

Kimberley Jones

2002-2003

Susan Kent

1986-1988

Spencer Kingi

2001-2003

Julian Ketel

1984-1988

Ben Komiti

2001-2003

Alexander Sinclair

BASS 2013-2019

Alex is from Palmerston North and lives in Wellington. He was in the 2013 NZ Youth Choir and has rejoined the Choir again for the 2017-19 cycle.Alex is currently studying towards a BA (International Relations and Economics) and a LLB at Victoria University. Sponsored byThe Sinclair Family

Lynda Knight-de Blois

1984-1988

Craig Letham

2000-2003

Jane Larsen

1987-1988

Reece Pennington

2001-2003

Juliette Lee

1985-1988

Madeleine Pierard

SOPRANO 2000-2003

Lyric Soprano, Madeleine Pierard began her musical life as a pianist and chorister in Napier, New Zealand and later as a member of The New Zealand Youth Choir, The Tudor Consort and Voices New Zealand.http://www.madeleinepierard.com/

Lynette Lowe

1986-1988

Svetlana Lushkott

1985-1988

Anna Ross

2001-2003

Lindsay Marshall

1987-1988

Ken Ryan

1998-2003

Keith Mason

1986-1988

Merelina Saseve

2000-2003

Jane McKinlay

1985-1988

Claire Scholes

2001-2003

Carolyn Medland

1985-1988

Richard Taylor

2000-2003

Nicole Moffatt

1986-1988

Robert Tucker

2000-2003

Clara Rowe

ALTO 2014-2019

Clara is from the North Shore in Auckland. After attending Westlake Girls she went to AUT to complete a Bachelor of Business. She is currently studying for a masters degree at Monash University in Melbourne.She enjoys choral singing and joined NZYC in 2014 for two years and performed the Verdi Requiem with Bach Musica. Clara also plays cello and trumpet and has now re-joined NZYC for the 2017-1019 choir.

John Murray

1981-1988

Anna Vanderlay

2001-2003

Rowena Padden

1987-1988

Tania Verdonk

2001-2003

Rosemary Page

1985-1988

Melissa Absolum

SOPRANO 2001-2004

Lisa Abbott

1985-1987

Catherine Perich

1988-1988

Jenny Banks

2003-2004

Bianca Ableskamp

1997-2001

Elizabeth Pilaar

1983-1988

Simon Baskerville

1997-2004

Robert Aburn

1980-1980

Paul Pilgrim

1987-1988

Rachel Boyack-Mayer

2000-2004

Teddy Tahu Rhodes

BASS 1984-1988

New Zealand baritone Teddy Tahu Rhodes graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and studied with David Harper. He has performed with the opera houses of San Francisco, Philadelphia, Austin, Washington, Houston, Dallas, Cincinnati, Santa Fe, Munich, Hamburg and Leipzig, and for Welsh National Opera, Scottish Opera, Chatelet Theatre Paris and Theater an der Wien.

Ben Campbell

1997-2004

William King

BASS 2014-2019

Will King is from Auckland and currently lives in Wellington. Will was in the 2014-16 NZ Youth Choir and has returned for the 2017-19 cycle. Will attended Auckland Grammar School and is currently at Victoria University of Wellington studying Classical Performance in Voice. 

Eric Daube

1979-1979

Stephen Chambers

2000-2004

Roger Dutton

1979-1979

Mark Rosser

1983-1988

Victoria Chammanee

2000-2004

Grace Sturgess

SOPRANO 2014-2019

Grace is a music and science student at Auckland University.After finishing Saint Kentigern College in South Auckland, Grace move to Auckland University to pursue her passion for singing with a Bachelor of Music in Voice performance.Grace joined NZYC in 2014 and will start her second turn with the choir in 2017.

Alistair Ker

1979-1979

Stephen Rowe

1980-1988

Lucy Cruickshank

2000-2004

David Williams

BASS 2014-2019

David is from Wellington.David was a member if the 2014-16 NZ Youth Choir and has retunred again for the 2017-19 cycle.David is a member of the Wellington Youth Choir and is currently completing a BMus at Victoria University. David plays classical and bass guitar. 

Charles Morrison

1979-1979

Tony Sandle

1983-1988

Philip Daly

2000-2004

Sally Anderson

1980-1980

Julie Schofield

1980-1988

Nick Douglas

2000-2004

Lauren Nottingham

ALTO 2014-2019

Oliver Fetherston

BASS -2018

Oliver is from Auckland and is currently studying in Wellington.Oliver was a member of the 2016 NZ Youth Choir and has returned for the 2017-19 cycle.He attended Westlake Boys’ High School and is currently studying a BMus Performance in Classical Guitar at Victoria University.As well as playing the guitar, Oliver also plays violin and piano. 

Adrienne B

1980-1980

Diccon Sim

1983-1988

Roseanna Forsythe

2000-2004

Kathryn Black

1980-1980

Martin Snell

BASS 1979-1988

I value enormously the experiences of my National Youth Choir association, the friendships established over a long period which still hold today, although many are now spread beyond New Zealand

Amelia Giles

1997-2004

Garth Norman

BASS 2015-2019

Garth is from Wellington.He was a member of the 2016 NZ Youth Choir and has returned for the 2017-19 cycle.Garth attended Wellington College and is currently studying a BMus in Voice and BA in Media Studies at Victoria University. 

Suzanne Blackburn

1980-1980

Gareth Harper

2000-2004

Delyse Borley

1980-1980

Shelley Spang

1984-1988

Georgina Jamieson Emms

2000-2004

Juliette Irwin

SOPRANO

Susan Buchanan

1980-1980

Cherie Stayner

1988-1988

Eveline Jenkin

2000-2004

Paul Burland

1980-1980

Ngaire Telford

1986-1988

Jenny Kempton

2000-2004

Chelsea Whitfield

SOPRANO 2013-2019

Chelsea graduated from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Music majoring in organ performances.She attended Wellington East Girls’ College and started learning the organ, piano and violin. Chelsea performs regularly with the Cathedral Choir (Wellington Cathedral of St Paul), The Tudor Conort and the vocal ensemble Anon. Chelsea joined NZYC in 2013 and is now embarking on her second turn.

Airini Caddick

1980-1980

Greg Wain

1985-1988

Jessica Kerr

2001-2004

Margaret Cammell

1980-1980

Richard Weston

1983-1988

Matthew Landreth

2000-2004

Amy Chang

ALTO 2015-2019

Amy is an itinerant music teacher and accompanist, and is also studying towards a Master of Music at the University of Auckland, specialising in Collaborative Piano. She is originally from Taiwan where she began piano at the age of four, immigrated to New Zealand in 2002 and became an official ‘Kiwi’ in 2006.

Bernadette Collins

1980-1980

Jenny Whittington

1985-1988

Anna Langworthy

2000-2004

Anthony Cook

1980-1980

Matthew Whyte

1985-1988

Nicholas Madden

2000-2004

Vishan Appanna

TENOR 2014-2019

Vishan is secondary mathematics teacher based in Wellington. He is in a local choir, and musical theatre society; Supertonic and Wellington Footlights. He also plays football socially.

Meryl Crozier

1979-1980

Toni Wilson

1986-1988

Sarah McCallum

1999-2004

Janet Dunn

1980-1980

Kaylene Wood

1986-1988

Charles Panapa

2002-2004

Bronwyn Farnworth

1980-1980

Graeme Young

1986-1988

Lucy Patston

2001-2004

Laurence Hughes

BASS 2011-2016

Stephanie Gartrell

1980-1980

Gillian Ashworth

1985-1988

Sarah Stevenson

2001-2004

John Gillespie

1980-1980

John Beaglehole

1984-1989

Jonathan Togiatu

2001-2004

Patricia Goldsmith

SOPRANO 1980-1980
My name is Patricia Goldsmith, I went to South Otago High school and was in the first National Youth choir around 1979. I have been abroad a long time, but recently returned back to NZ. I was 1st Alto. To be in the Choir was really wonderful, and exciting for me as a 16 year old. I have been singing acapella since a young age. I am currently living in Dunedin.

Janine Melville

1987-1989

Sarah Trevethick

2000-2004

David Gordon

TENOR 1980-1980

Trina Newman

1984-1989

Vatulele Tusitala

2001-2004

Roger Hamilton

1980-1980

Mark Ogilvie

1985-1989

Philippa Walden

2001-2004

Mark Henderson

1979-1980

Meryl Bramley

1987-1990

Jessica Wells

2000-2004

Lynley Hicks

1979-1980

David Childs

1986-1990

Douglas Winter

2001-2004

Bernadette Horne

1980-1980

Eve Christie

1986-1990

Elisha Fai

2005-2005

Thomas Song

TENOR 2017-2019

Thomas hails from distant lands of South Korea, having made the move back in 2002, and in 2015 he graduated from Westlake Boys. During his time in high school, Thomas was part of the choirs ‘Voicemale’ and ‘Choralation’, as well as being part of the school’s Symphony and Chamber Orchestra. In 2014, they toured to Germany, Austria and Hungary, and participated in the annual ‘Summa Cum Laude’ festival held in Vienna.

Elizabeth Jones

1979-1980

Sue Cutforth

1985-1990

Michael Gray

2001-2005

Zita Lingard

1980-1980

Alani Dawes

1985-1990

Jenna Rennie

2005-2005

Carla Camilleri

SOPRANO 2017 - 2018

Carla is a voice student at Auckland University in Classical Performance. She understudied ‘The Mistress’ for the 2016 Auckland season of ‘Evita’, plays the piano and speaks Maltese. Carla joined NZYC in 2017.

Margaret Mabbett

1979-1980

Mary Dawes

1989-1990

Sarah Anderson

2005-2006

Angus MacEwan

1980-1980

Malinda Di Leva

1989-1990

Richie Flinn

2005-2006

Duncan MacKenzie

1980-1980

Peter Dyne

1983-1990

Rachel Alexander

2006-2007

Christine Marshall

1980-1980

Stephen Hornblow

1987-1990

Bonnie Allan-Moetaua

2001-2007

Nathan Hauraki

TENOR 2017-2019

Nathan is from Auckland.He attended Dilworth School and is currently studying a BA and BMus at the University of Auckland.Nathan was a member of NZ Secondary Students’ Choir and currently sings in Auckland Chamber Choir. 

Jennifer Maybee

1980-1980

Sonja Jefferies

1989-1990

Brooke Baker

2005-2007

Elizabeth McFarlane

1980-1980

Peter Jonkers

1988-1990

David Black

2005-2007

Lisa Mill

1980-1980

Lee-Ann Kendall

1990-1990

Ben Caukwell

2005-2007

Stephen Munden

1980-1980

Joanne Lethbridge

1989-1990

Wendy Chen

2001-2007

Te Ohorere Williams

SOPRANO 2017-2019

Auckland University music student Te Ohorere Williams has joined NZYC after singing with the NZ Secondary Students Choir for the last two years in the role of Cultural Leader.Playing the piano and studying voice with Fiona Wilson at Westlake Girls High School on Auckland’s North Shore, Te Ohorere also performed with the Chorolation Choir under Rowan Johnston.Te Ohorere joined NZYC in 2017.

Ainsley Murray

1980-1980

Mark Livingstone

1989-1990

Bradley Christensen

2005-2007

Ella Ewen

SOPRANO 2014-2019

Ella is a student at Auckland University studying for a Bachelor in Music and Commerce.
She is a current member of the New Zealand Youth Choir and Auckland Chamber Choir. Ella is working with her singing teacher Dr. Morag Atchison and enjoys singing under Dr Karen Grylls at ACC. Ella joined Voices NZ in early 2018.

Stephen Murray

1980-1980

Heather McCaw

1989-1990

Charene Clarke

2000-2007

Matariki Pakaua

BASS 2017 - 2018

Matariki is from Dunedin.Matariki was in NZ Secondary Students’ ChoirHe attended Otago Boys’ High School and is currently studying a Bachelor of Perfoming Arts at Otago University.Matariki plays the guitar.

Nicky Newton

1979-1980

Louisa Oliver

1989-1990

Katie Dai

2005-2007

Anthony Neyland

1980-1980

Alice Richardson

1986-1990

Lee Densem

2005-2007

Kim Price

1980-1980

Mark Smith

1989-1990

Jessie Densem

2006-2007

Simon Prior

1980-1980

Carol Soundy

1988-1990

Chelsea Dolman

2005-2007

Patupatu Ripley

1980-1980

Jane Temel

1989-1990

Matthew Drake

2000-2007

Stephen Rowley

1980-1980

Philip Thompson

1989-1990

Hamish Elliott

2001-2007

Debra Schultz

1979-1980

Bronwen Thomson

1989-1990

Emma Fetherston

2005-2007

Peter Scott

1980-1980

Maria Treadaway

1986-1990

Tim Graham

2005-2007

Leo Jaffrey

BASS 2017-2019

Leo is from Auckland.Leo is currently a member of Auckland Chamber Choir.He attended Rangitoto College and is currently studying a BMus (Composition and Voice) at Otago University.

Hilary Sinclair

1980-1980

Sarah Tripe

1989-1990

Jimmy Halliday

2005-2007

Mary-Jane Sneyd

1980-1980

Felicity Ward O’Brien

1987-1990

Morgan Hartdegen

2006-2007

Sophie Lamb

ALTO 2017-2019

After graduating from Epsom Girls Grammar, Sophie began her studies at Auckland University for a BMus in Classical Voice.She is a member of the Auckland University Chamber Choir and plays the piano.Sophie joined NZYC in 2017.

Richard Sorrenson

1980-1980

John Fraser

1985-1990

Catherine Hobbs

2005-2007

Fiona Stenhouse

1980-1980

Stephen Wells

1987-1990

Vanessa Kay

2000-2007

Alice Merrall

ALTO 2017-2019

Alice attended St Mary’s College and is now a student at Auckland University studying for a BMus in Voice Performance and a Bachelor of Science.Alice performed in ‘The Divas’ at the Opera Factory and at th south Auckland Performing Arts Competitions in 2015. She is a member of the Auckland Chamber Choir and Accord.Alice also plays piano and violin. 

Richard Stevenson

1980-1980

Hilary Barry

SOPRANO 1986-1993

Simon Kersten

2006-2007

Ralph Suckling

TENOR 1980-1980

Michael Densem

1986-1991

Leti Leu’u

2005-2007

Adrienne Sutherland

1980-1980

Paul Densem

1988-1991

Anna McGregor

2005-2007

Jennie Sutton

1980-1980

Sarah Gambitsis

1988-1991

Andrew Milne

2002-2007

Philippa Teeling

1980-1980

Jenny George

1988-1991

Dr Gabrielle Mutu-Grigg

2001-2007

Rebecca Trappitt

1980-1980

Louise Glossop

1989-1991

Polly Ott

2006-2007

Kirsty Young

SOPRANO 2017 - 2018

Kirsty is a music student at the Univeristy of Waikato in Hamilton.She attended St Peter’s School in Cambridge where she started to learn the flute and singing. Kirsty was a member of the NZ Secondary Students’ Choir 2013-2014. She spent a gap year in Zimbabwe and is now back in the Waikato to study music.Kirsty joind NZYC in 2017.

Craig Utting

1979-1980

James Griffiths

1989-1991

Pene Pati

TENOR 2006-2007

Pene with his brother Amitai Pati from Mangere, and their North Shore baritone cousin Moses Mackay, are SOL3 MIO, a combination of three powerful and moving operatic voices, with more than a dash of uncontainable Samoan humour.

Patricia Van der Veldon

1980-1980

Cassandra Harvey

1989-1991

Harley Peddie

2001-2007

Jonathan Watson

1980-1980

Kate Hays

1983-1991

Lara Rennie

2002-2007

Carol Waugh

1979-1980

Simon Johnson

1991-1991

Brendon Shanks

2003-2007

Kimberley Wood

ALTO 2017-2019

Cantaburian Kimberley Wood loves music and especially singing. Studying piano and saxophone during her time at St Margaret’s College (and a bit of Spanish), she joined the Christchurch Youth Choir and later the NZ Secondary Students’ Choir for 2013-14.

Robyn Webster

1980-1980

Richard Knowles

1988-1991

David Tipi

2002-2007

Steven Wiggins

1980-1980

Kate Marshall

1989-1991

Richard Walley

2007-2007

Rhiannon Cooper

SOPRANO 2017-2019

After attending Kamo High School near Whangarei, Rhiannon moved to Dunedin to study for a Bachelor of Music in Classical Voice at the University of Otago.She performed with OperaNorth for 9 years as a soprano and is now joining the New Zealand Youth Choir in 2017. Sponsored byIneke and David Kershaw 

Judith Wigglesworth

1979-1980

Justin Murray

1989-1991

Amelia Woodfield

2001-2007

Gordon Winder

1980-1980

Greg Neil

1989-1991

Charlotte Woodfield

2005-2007

Nathaniel Otley

BASS 2017 - 2018

Nathaniel is from Dunedin.He was a member of NZ Secondary Students’ Choir.Nathaniel is studying a BMus at Otago University. He also plays the violin. 

Jennifer Woodfield

1980-1980

Heidi Oettli

1989-1991

Christina Wyse

2001-2007

Peter Adams

1980-1981

Rebecca Rice

1991-1991

Peter Bisley

2008-2008

Erica Paterson

SOPRANO 2017-2019

Dunedin soprano Erica Paterson attended Bayfield High School before embarking on her BA in music and an Bachelor of Law.Receiveing vocal coaching from Judy Bellingham, Erica performed in her high school choir and took Grade 6 Trinity Music Performance exams with distinction.She also enjoys playing piano and a little bit of guitar.Erica joined NZYC in 2017.

Simon Barnes

1981-1981

Christine Rush

SOPRANO 1991-1991

Katie Douglas

2002-2008

Mary Becca

1980-1981

Lisa Simpson

1991-1991

Tom Atkins

2008-2009

Riley Cahill

BASS 2017-2019

Riley is from Auckland.Riley attended Westlake Boys’ High School and is currently a BCom/BMus at the University of Auckland.Riley also works for Crimson Education and plays U-19s football for Takapuna. 

Karene Biggs

1980-1981

David Squire

1985-1991

Hamish Cook

2008-2009

Robert Brewer

1980-1981

Julian Timmings

1989-1991

Stephen Diaz

2008-2009

Georgia Finch

ALTO 2017-2019

Georgia is from Christchurch.She is currently a student nurse at the Ara Institue of Canterbury.Georgia was a member of the NZ Secondary Student Choir 2013/14, the Christchurch Youth Choir for 4 years and the Kolbe Singers.Georgia plays saxophone and viola.

Stephen Brinkhurst

1980-1981

Suzanne Aspden

1991-1992

Sarah Hogg

2005-2009

David Brooks

1980-1981

Peter Brown

1991-1992

Nicholas Ross

2006-2009

Mark Pole

BASS 2017-2019

Mark is from Auckland.Mark attended Aorere College.He was a member of NZSSC from 2011-12 and The Graduate Choir from 2009-12.

Ian Campbell

1980-1981

Ruth Close

1989-1992

Oliver Sewell

2008-2009

Surya (Juliet) Cox

1979-1981

Peter de Blois

TENOR 1984-1992

Tenor 2

Benett Tan

TENOR 2017-2019

Benett is from Auckland.He attended Westlake Boys’ High School and is currently studying at the University of Auckland.Benett plays the clarinet and violin. 

Mary Crowe

1979-1981

Igelese Ete

1986-1992

Grant Armishaw

2008-2010

Vaitaua Maea

1981-1981

Ian Fraser

1991-1992

Paul Barrett

1979-1982

Kit George

1991-1992

Andrew Baldwin

2008-2010

Peter Benge

1979-1982

Tom Griffiths

1989-1992

Amanda Barclay

2003-2010

Gaynor Berry

1980-1982

Michelle May-Jones

1985-1992

Amelia Berry

2008-2010

Sid Chand

TENOR 2017-2019

Stephen Brodie

1979-1982

Elise McCabe

1987-1992

Diana Cable

1979-1982

Shaun McGrath

1987-1992

Emily Bruce

2008-2010

Carmel Carroll

1980-1982

Helen McKay

1991-1992

Phil Cahill

2007-2010

Annabelle Cheetham

1979-1982

Martin Musgrave

1989-1992

Bronwyn Clarke

1979-1982

Helen Pearson

1991-1992

Laura Caygill

2008-2010

Deborah Donnell

1980-1982

Krishna Pillai

1989-1992

Joshua Clark

2008-2010

Daryn Edmunston

1979-1982

David Pope

1988-1992

Laurelle Clarke

2005-2010

Sheila Ford

1979-1982

Rachel Wilford

1988-1992

Nicholas Forbes

2005-2010

Virginia Gummer

1979-1982

Sarah Lineham

1990-1992

Joanne Hamilton

1979-1982

Tony Bennett

1988-1993

Rebecca Guest

2005-2010

Sandy Hastings

1980-1982

Tina Carter

1991-1993

Peter Hercus

1980-1982

James Curtis

1989-1993

Joshua Kidd

2008-2010

Ross Housham

1980-1982

Anna Fulton

1991-1993

Ruth Kirkwood

2005-2010

Emma Fussell

SOPRANO 2017-2019

Emma joined NZYC in 2017. She is in her final semester of a Bachelor of Music (Classical Performance Voice) and Bachelor of Arts (European Studies) conjoint degree at the University of Auckland. During her music degree, she studied with Dr. Morag Atchison and Dr. Te Oti Rakena. She has been an active member of Auckland Chamber Choir for the past two years.

Scott Kendall

1981-1982

Hugh Goodman

1991-1993

Jasmine Lee

2008-2010

Erin Ketel

1979-1982

Joanne Hodgson

1989-1993

Isobel Topham

SOPRANO 2018-2019

Isobel Topham is a student at Otago University in Dunedin, currently undertaking postgraduate training in public health with a view to completing her PhD on the interface of neoliberalism, the food environment, and chronic disease. Her background is in veterinary medicine. Isobel’s musical background spans classical piano, barbershop, musical theatre and community choirs throughout the country.

Jim Lovell-Smith

1980-1982

Kate Lineham

1986-1993

Jessica Lightfoot

2005-2010

Graham Mandeno

1980-1982

Caleb MacDonald

2008-2010

Kirsty McDonald

1981-1982

Ben Makisi

1990-1993

Kay McKenzie

1981-1982

Lucy Richards

1986-1993

Moses MacKay

BASS 2008-2010

North Shore baritone Moses Mackay together with Amitai and Pene Pati from Mangere are SOL3 MIO, a combination of three powerful and moving operatic voices, with more than a dash of uncontainable Samoan humour.

Elizabeth Moolenaar

1979-1982

Jo Hodgson

1989-1993

Belinda Maclean

2005-2010

Stephen Park

1979-1982

Jane Deighton

1991-1994

Tamsyn Miller

2008-2010

Clare Pierard

1980-1982

Louisa Griffiths

1994-1994

Laurence Mossman

2008-2010

Virginia Rawlinson

1979-1982

Virginia Le Cren

1991-1994

Winnie May Nichol

2008-2010

Anthony Ritchie

1979-1982

Felicity Letcher

1991-1994

Amanda Oorschot

2008-2010

John Rosser

1979-1982

Glenn Schuitman

1991-1994

Amy O’Rourke

2005-2010

Philip Sewell

1979-1982

Jonathon Waetford

1994-1994

Jonathan Palmer

2005-2010

Andrew Sewell

1981-1982

Michael Wallace

TENOR 1988-1994

Amitai Pati

TENOR 2008-2010

Amitai with his brother Pene Pati from Mangere, and their North Shore baritone cousin Moses Mackay, are SOL3 MIO, a combination of three powerful and moving operatic voices, with more than a dash of uncontainable Samoan humour.

Nicola Steel

1981-1982

Robert Wiremu

1991-1994

Susannah Peddie

2005-2010

Glenys Taylor

1980-1982

Ivan Patterson

1988-1994

Rewi Pene

2005-2010

Etsuko Toride

1980-1982

Rebecca Currier

1994-1995

Roseanne Webb

1980-1982

Tecwyn Evans

BASS 1989-1995
Tecwyn studied composition and conducting at the University of Otago under Associate Professor Jack Speirs. A Fulbright Scholarship enabled him to continue his studies in the US under Brian Priestman and Simon Carrington. After four years as Chorus Master at Glyndebourne Festival Opera making his debut conducting on the Glyndebourne tour, Tecwyn was a finalist in the 2005 Leeds’ Conducting Competition. He has held positions at Grazer Oper and Danish National Opera and conducted for all the main arts organisations in New Zealand.

Genevieve Rainey

2008-2010

Jenny Wollerman

1979-1982

Sarah Richardson

2008-2010

Valerie Wycoff

1980-1982

Kate Letcher

1994-1995

Gareth Round

2008-2010

Debbie Alexander

1980-1983

Kate Lewis

1994-1995

Joshua Stewart

2008-2010

Sue Christie

1981-1983

Caroline Maiava

SOPRANO 1995-1995

Caroline graduated from Victoria University in Wellington with a music and an arts degree before postgraduate studies abroad.  During her time at the NZ Youth Choir she gained a deeper appreciation and passion for choral music. Currently, Caroline continues to enjoy teaching music abroad in international schools.    

Nicholas Sutcliffe

2008-2010

Martin Driessen

1983-1983

Andrew MacMillan

1995-1995

Simon Dudding

1980-1983

Susan Mitchell

1989-1995

Helen Tibbles

2008-2010

Susan Frost

1979-1983

Harriet Moir

1994-1995

Jennie Verdonk

2008-2010

Deborah Gordon

1980-1983

Ben Olijkan

1994-1995

Thomas Woodfield

2008-2010

Murray Goulstone

1980-1983

Megan Owen

1994-1995

Anne Harrow

1979-1983

Andrew Trass

1994-1995

Ross Calverley

2008-2099

Judith Harvey

SOPRANO 1979-1983

Celia Aspey-Gordon

1989-1996

Frances McDonald

1983-198?

Philip Hornblow

1980-1983

Jack Bourke

1994-1996

Kiri Jordan

1991-199?

Chris Kinder

1979-1983

Warren Buckingham

1994-1996

Simon O’Neill

TENOR 1991-1992 (1st Bass)

Simon O’Neill has established himself as one of the finest helden-tenors on the international stage. He has frequently performed with the Metropolitan Opera, the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Berlin, Hamburg and Bayerische Staatsopern, Teatro alla Scala and the Bayreuth, Salzburg, Edinburgh and BBC Proms Festivals…

Anna Kingston

SOPRANO 1980-1983

Alastair Carey

1994-1996

Dan Wee Loh

1983-1983

Simon Christie

1994-1996

Rebecca Woodmore

1991-1992?

Campbell McLaughlan

1980-1983

Jacqueline Coats

1991-1996

Shelley Liken

1994-1999?

Hamish Morrison

1979-1983

Stuart Coats

1991-1996

Andrew Alcorn

1980-

Peter Rainey

1980-1983

Andrea Cochrane

1985-1996

John Dungan

1997-

Jude Te Punga

1983-1983

Melinda Collie-Holmes

1991-1996

Angela Nation

1980-

Zane Jarvis

1981-1983

Nigel Collins

1985-1996

Helen Tuhoro

1980-1983

Catherine Connolly

1995-1996

Christine Argyle

1981-1984

John Duncan

1994-1996

Anthony Ritchie

1979-1982

Anthony Ritchie studied composition at Canterbury University, and the Liszt Academy in Hungary. He moved to Dunedin in 1988 to be Mozart Fellow in composition, at Otago University, and later was Composer-in-Residence with the Dunedin Sinfonia completing his Symphony No 1 “Boum”. In 2000 his Symphony No2 was premiered by the Auckland Philarmonia at the International Festival of the Arts.In 2004 his opera, The God Boy, was a crtically acclaimed success at the Otago Arts Festival.In the last five years Anthony has had six CDs of his compositions released, including  Remember Parihaka, featuring smaller orchestral works, NZ Poets in Song featuring songs, as well as chamber and piano music.Anthony is well known for the widely performed Flute Concerto, written for Alexa Still and recorded twice on CD.Anthony has composed over 150 compositions many of which have been performed internationally. He is now a senior lecturer in composition at the University of Otago in Dunedin.For further information www.anthonyritchie.co.nz

Robin Averill

1980-1984

Nicola Edgecombe

1994-1996

Sarah Bell

1984-1984

Rachel Gillett

1994-1996

Hannah King

2011-2012

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Gillian Bruce

1980-1984

Michelle Harrison

1991-1996

Monica Sorce

2012

Heather Dunford

1983-1984

James Harrison

1993-1996

Jasmine Lee

2012

Briony Ellis

1980-1984

Katherine Hodge

1989-1996

Stephanie Edwards

2011-2012

Natalie Featherstone

1984-1984

Nick Hogg

1994-1996

Susan Fletcher

1983-1984

Philippa Hopkins

1994-1996

Benjamin Christensen

2011-2012

Elizabeth Gairdner Cooner

1981-1984

Briony Jack

1996-1996

Rory Sweeney

2011-2012

Leon Grice

1980-1984

Jonathan Kennedy

1994-1996

Aidan Gill

TENOR

Neil Griffiths

1980-1984

Kent McIntosh

1993-1996

Melissa Jebson

1979-1984

Jonathan Newton-Howes

1995-1996

Alex Lee

Bass

Sian Jefferies

1984-1984

Susie Novella

1994-1996

Angela Johnson

1983-1984

Jodie Ohlson

1994-1996

Glenda Keam

1983-1984

Keston Ruxton

1991-1996

Chris Malcolm

1984-1984

Rebecca Ryan

1994-1996

Kathryn McGredy

1981-1984

Elizabeth Somervell

1994-1996

Shona McIntyre-Bull

1979-1984

Jayne Tankersley

1994-1996

Devon Polaschek

1983-1984

Malcolm Taylor

1994-1996

Roger Powdrell

TENOR 1980-1984

Nigel Tongs

1991-1996

Patricia Rainey

1979-1984

Fiona Wilson

1992-1996

Philip Rowe

1981-1984

Jon Kennedy

1994-1996

Stephen Ryder-Smith

1984-1984

Sarah Besley

1997-1997

Annie Sio

1981-1984

Matthew Coplon

1997-1997