At Rhapsody Rotorua, hundreds of music enthusiasts from schools across Australia and New Zealand celebrate their craft during a week-long music festival where they also engage in immersive cultural experiences and thrilling adventure activities.
This is an exciting and rare opportunity for music students to connect with like-minded peers, build confidence and further their development through performances, adjudication and professional coaching.
Receive feedback on your technique as your performance is critiqued by leading professional musicians.
Public performances and local school visits
A chance to enrapture a live audience and interact with local students.
Workshops and masterclasses
Fine-tune your skills with practical sessions run by the experts.
Culture and education
Maori performing arts workshop
Immerse yourself in Maori culture as you perform the Haka and learn the symbolism behind this ancient tradition.
Tamaki Maori Village experience
Journey back to a time of proud warriors and ancient traditions as you experience rituals, performances and a hangi feast.
Hells Gate Geothermal Park
Watch your geography class come to life as you explore New Zealand’s largest active mud volcano and hot waterfall.
Experience the extreme exhilaration of a sky-high swing, bungy jump or high-speed jet boat ride.
Dive into a giant inflatable ball with friends and race downhill.
Discover the best views in Rotorua before hurtling downhill through Redwood forests in a thrilling luge ride.
Stratosfare dinner and dance party
Enjoy a spectacular banquet overlooking Lake Rotorua as excitement builds for a special awards presentation and dance party!
“ The musical mentors at the sessions were excellent and really motivated our students.”
“ Watching the band of directors’ workshop with the kids also helped my own professional development.”
“ The students really enjoyed the interaction with other schools. They made so many friends and still keep in touch.”
“ The cross-cultural opportunities were a significant highlight for students.”
Give your students this spectacular experience. Register now for 2019! Get in touch with our team for more information and a detailed itinerary.