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July holidays at Rata Studios

This July holidays Rata Studios has 3 great courses for kids and teens aged 9 and over. A week of Film and Musical Theatre, 3 days of Making Miniatures and 1 day Wands Workshop.Plus a Chamber and Orchestra weekend for adults!For more information click here

Rata Studios Twilight Jazz

Thank you to everyone who joined us for this event. We hope you enjoyed the evening as much as we did!Join Rata Studios School of Music Tutors and professional Jazz Musicians Makura Tomoana, Josh Simon, Dexter Stanley-Tauvao and Ruth Armishaw at this FREE evening of Jazz as part of the Wellington Jazz Festival.Thursday 7 JuneThe Read more

Rata Studios Creative Technology courses Term 2:

Jess Weichler has put together 2 fantastic courses for girls and boys aged 8-12 years.On Tuesdays her Girl Powered Programming course explores the work of some amazing female coders. This course is for boys as well as girls! Details found here:AND, for those keen on animation… On Thursdays Jess is offering Lego Animation.Details found here:Class Read more

Winter Chamber Music and Orchestra weekend

This advance notice is any adult musicians who are looking for an opportunity to spend a weekend playing orchestral and Chamber music with others in July.This quote from a past participant sums it all up!“Well prepared, well organised, social, supportive and fun.  Don’t just think about it – GO!” Lynne, Violinist, WELLSO Summer school 2017For Read more

Record numbers attending Rata acting courses

We are delighted with the number of people who attend Rata every week! This term has seen record numbers in all our drama classes and in particular the Professional level teen acting classes with Miranda Harcourt and other top flight industry professionals. 57 teens from age 13-20+ descend upon us each Saturday and we love Read more

Filmmaking for Young Creatives Terms 1&2

The latest addition to the Rata Studios courses is Intro to Filmmaking for Young Creatives. Here they are learning about green screen filming with acting and film professionals Tess Jamieson-Karaha and Jess Weichler. Can’t wait to see what they create by the end of Term 2.

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Rata Makers Holiday

There is still room in the Rata Studios Makers Holiday course just before Christmas.A great chance to get your kids into “Making” instead of “Buying” this Christmas.Jess Weichler and Therese Eberhard are two highly creative people who will inspire your kids to create wonderful gifts.Check out the course info here:Thank you,Jackie James @ Rata Studios

Congratulations – Rata School of Music’s Inaugural Concert

Congratulations to Mark Bobb and the musicians from WELLSO, Singcognito and Leigh Jackson’s Jazz Combo group who put on a marvellous concert at St Georges in Seatoun on Monday night.Over 100 friends and family attended the inaugural concert of the Rata Studios Schools of Music performers. Next year there are plans to put on more Read more

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