The Gift of Music

Join Fiona Pears, Graham Wardrop and the incredible New Zealand Army Band in a sensational night of music at the Transitional Cathedral on March 30th 2019. Backed by some of New Zealand’s finest musicians; Tom Rainey, Greg Donaldson, Pete Fleming and Ian Tilley; this is set to be a truly memorable night.

‘The Gift of Music’ is a very special evening with 100% of money raised going to Christchurch’s less fortunate – our street whānau, who struggle to survive through winter.

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The proceeds from the concert will be used to provide medical attention for adults and children living in need on our streets.

Registered charity Street Wise will be in charge of distributing the funds.
You can find out more about the incredible work they do at:

Tickets are available now from eventfinda (0800 289 849).
Read more about the concert.

Artist biographies

Fiona Pears
Violinist & composer Fiona Pears has performed and recorded internationally over the past fifteen years. She has appeared everywhere from the Birmingham Symphony Hall and the famous Ronnie Scott’s jazz club in the UK, through to the legendary Joe’s pub in NYC and the beloved Donovan’s store in Okarito, NZ.

Graham Wardrop
Graham has been acclaimed as New Zealand’s finest finger style guitarist. After thirty years in the professional arena, he is regularly called upon to give concert performances, to play on television and studio recording sessions.

New Zealand Army Band
Formed in 1964 as a traditional brass band to perform at state and ceremonial occasions, the New Zealand Army Band has evolved into a unique entertainment unit performing in a wide variety of settings.

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