Natalie Hunt Cirrus

By Anne French

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Natalie Hunt Cirrus

Project 2012-08-31 06:01:04 +1200

To commission a new orchestral work by exciting young NZ composer Natalie Hunt for Wellington Youth Sinfonietta's twentieth anniversary concert. Natalie is a former WYS player and award-winning composer. Natalie has accepted the commission, but we need to pay her!


About Natalie Hunt

Natalie has won several national awards for her compositions, including the NZSO/Todd Young Composer Award. She was NYO Composer in Residence in 2009. For more information, see:
http://sounz.org.nz/contributor/composer/1681

About WYS

Wellington Youth Sinfonietta was established in 1993.  We provide orchestral training for players from Grade VI level upwards working with a professional conductor. Michael Vinten has been the Music Director of WYS since its foundation twenty years ago. Our former players can now be found throughout New Zealand and around the world, playing in professional orchestras, conducting, teaching, and composing.

WYS offers performance opportunities for student composers. We also have a long tradition of training young conductors. Vincent Hardaker is our Assistant Conductor in 2012.

We are proud of our alumni. Senior WYS players usually move on to Wellington Youth Orchestra and university study in music performance. Many have gone on to further study overseas and a successful professional career in music. One of our foundation players, Steve Taylor (double bass) plays in the NZSO. Other former players, such as Blythe Press, Greg Pharo, Alice Gott, and Alexis French have studied (or are studying) in Europe, North America, and Australia. Our student composers (including Natalie Hunt, Karlo Margetic, Isaac Stone, and Tabea Squire) have won national awards for composition. Gemma New is making a name for herself in North America as a conductor, while Nicholas Hancox is now a professional conductor in Germany. Our former assistant conductors are all doing interesting things. Simon Brew is forging an international career in both classical saxophone and conducting. Ewen Clarke is known as a composer, and Owen Clark has been Leader of the Central Band of the NZ Air Force for the past 13 years.

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WYS playing at Artsplash

14/09/2012 at 4:50 AM

    Pledgers 8

    Carolyn Van Leuven
    2012-10-29 12:27:51 +1300
    Anonymous pledger
    2012-10-29 12:18:19 +1300
    Amelia Smith
    2012-10-01 10:53:44 +1300
    Anne French
    2012-09-24 09:45:52 +1200
    Jack Body
    2012-09-17 15:53:46 +1200
    Peter Walls
    2012-09-12 14:29:52 +1200
    Anton Killin
    2012-09-12 12:56:17 +1200
    Karlo Margetic
    2012-09-12 11:32:45 +1200

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    Natalie Hunt Cirrus

    Project 2012-08-31 06:01:04 +1200

    To commission a new orchestral work by exciting young NZ composer Natalie Hunt for Wellington Youth Sinfonietta's twentieth anniversary concert. Natalie is a former WYS player and award-winning composer. Natalie has accepted the commission, but we need to pay her!


    About Natalie Hunt

    Natalie has won several national awards for her compositions, including the NZSO/Todd Young Composer Award. She was NYO Composer in Residence in 2009. For more information, see:
    http://sounz.org.nz/contributor/composer/1681

    About WYS

    Wellington Youth Sinfonietta was established in 1993.  We provide orchestral training for players from Grade VI level upwards working with a professional conductor. Michael Vinten has been the Music Director of WYS since its foundation twenty years ago. Our former players can now be found throughout New Zealand and around the world, playing in professional orchestras, conducting, teaching, and composing.

    WYS offers performance opportunities for student composers. We also have a long tradition of training young conductors. Vincent Hardaker is our Assistant Conductor in 2012.

    We are proud of our alumni. Senior WYS players usually move on to Wellington Youth Orchestra and university study in music performance. Many have gone on to further study overseas and a successful professional career in music. One of our foundation players, Steve Taylor (double bass) plays in the NZSO. Other former players, such as Blythe Press, Greg Pharo, Alice Gott, and Alexis French have studied (or are studying) in Europe, North America, and Australia. Our student composers (including Natalie Hunt, Karlo Margetic, Isaac Stone, and Tabea Squire) have won national awards for composition. Gemma New is making a name for herself in North America as a conductor, while Nicholas Hancox is now a professional conductor in Germany. Our former assistant conductors are all doing interesting things. Simon Brew is forging an international career in both classical saxophone and conducting. Ewen Clarke is known as a composer, and Owen Clark has been Leader of the Central Band of the NZ Air Force for the past 13 years.

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    WYS playing at Artsplash

    14/09/2012 at 4:50 AM

      Carolyn Van Leuven
      2012-10-29 12:27:51 +1300
      Anonymous pledger
      2012-10-29 12:18:19 +1300
      Amelia Smith
      2012-10-01 10:53:44 +1300
      Anne French
      2012-09-24 09:45:52 +1200
      Jack Body
      2012-09-17 15:53:46 +1200
      Peter Walls
      2012-09-12 14:29:52 +1200
      Anton Killin
      2012-09-12 12:56:17 +1200
      Karlo Margetic
      2012-09-12 11:32:45 +1200

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