In The Loop 18

In The Loop 18
Free Entry
/ Nov

Free Entry

In The Loop 18

Crn St Asaph + Madras Sts
Beatbox - Boxed Quarter

Join us at one of our new partner spaces for a music extravaganza!

Deane Simmonds:
Christchurch Music Trust (CHART) is the garden city’s music portal, a voice for Christchurch music, in this famous breeding ground of musical talent. It provides information, for music news, seminars, gigs, jobs these offer important space, opportunities and networks for musicians in and around the city. BeatBox is a fantastic purpose built rehearsal space in the central city set up with amazing audio facilities. Get an update on what is going on and what you have to look froward to from the director of these impressive projects.

Jared Hiakita:
27 years old, stunning ‘fro, hailing from Waimana, descending from Ngai Tūhoe and recently returned from three years spent honing his craft overseas. Currently Jared is employed by Toi Māori Aotearoa and is completing an internship with The Court Theatre. For the last six years Jared has poured his heart into community youth development as well as his own journey as a musician and arts practitioner. Hear his music and more about his creative journey and take part in a short music workshop,we will be making music together!

Gretchen LaRoche:
Find out more about Gretchen’s recent visit to New Orleans and meeting with the Louisiana Philharmonic. Hear how reassuring it was to see that they were successfully rebuilding following collapse and how they were funding their work. Gretchen returned to NZ with a clear vision for the CSO. We are delighted to be hearing from this very motivated and busy CEO.

Jo Murgatroyd:
Aside from running our MySpace(creative) project Jo is a practicing musician, trained at the Jazz school. She is about to launch a new project – a collaborative world album, telling the stories of locals and immigrants, merging cultures and hearts into a sonic adventure of what it means to be a human born in the age of globalisation. After a presentation you can help contribute your experience and ideas to help make this venutre a huge success.