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INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION
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2021 MICHAEL HILL INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION CANCELLED

Media release Monday 10 August, 2020     2021 MICHAEL HILL INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION CANCELLED New Zealand’s most prestigious international music competition taking a break in 2021. New Queenstown Music Festival to take its spot. The Board of the Michael Hill International Violin Competition (MHIVC) has made the unsurprising yet still difficult decision to cancel […]

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Homegrown Heroes. Performing Live in 12 New Zealand centres

Violinist Amalia Hall and pianist Stephen De Pledge We have been so fortunate that brilliant New Zealand violinist Amalia Hall was already back in the country before lockdown and is available to replace Anna Im on tour with Chamber Music New Zealand. Amalia, violinist of NZTrio and concertmaster of Orchestra Wellington, is enjoying a vibrant [...]

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The Michael Hill International Violin Competition has raised the bar for violinists and string players in this country – inspiring our upcoming young players to reach for the stars. It has also been a positive step on the career paths of previous winners, with many now holding prestigious roles in world-class orchestras and enjoying international careers as solo performers.

~ Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage

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