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Great Rata Stories

We are extremely excited to share the first release of our new brand campaign with you today. A huge thanks to our special Rata whānau who shared their stories with us, the amazing Miranda Harcourt for her work behind the scenes and Scots Collegian, Ethan James for his creative eye when filming and editing these Read more

Piano Lessons – Otis Prescott-Mason

About Otis Prescott-MasonOtis is a Wellington based pianist and teacher who is currently studying classical performance piano at Victoria University under the tutelage of Dr. Jian Liu and Emma Sayers.  Otis began his studies at the age of 5 and has since won multiple solo and chamber music competitions.  Otis is active in the Wellington Read more

Rata Studios – Zoom Sessions

Rata Studios has been flat out with Zoom sessions left right and centre!It has been wonderful to see everyone joining in with great enthusiasm and continuing to be creative.We have carried on with Term 1 despite the school holidays being moved forward and we are currently working on our Term 2 programme .Term 2 will Read more

All-comers Jazz Band

We are very excited to be offering the opportunity for adults to join our all comers  Jazz Band!Click on the image and read all about it

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

Celebrating the amazing New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and how lucky we are to have it based in Wellington. We are also lucky enough to have some of the orchestra’s professional musicians come and work with WELLSO as guest experts.  Pictured on this link is Laurence Reece, Principal Timpani for the NZSO who has inspired our Read more

Calling All Adult Singers!

Our Singcognito choir is a fun time for those who love to sing in a stress free and supportive environment. In fact singing is known to have heaps of health benefits so that’s a good enough reason in itself!Click here for more details

Welcome to 2020

Welcome to 2020

Rata Holiday Courses

Draw Like an Artist or Write Like an Author.Rata Studios is proud to be hosting 2 fantastic opportunities for budding illustrators and authors, just before school starts again in January 2020.Draw Like an Artist is a course for 8-12 year old students that shows them how to draw pictures the way the professionals do…. with Read more

Dec Holiday Fun

Dec Holiday Fun.Come and help us make a Music Video!Be prepared to act in a Music Video and also explore ensemble storytelling, improvisation and singing where we will be developing original pieces of theatre that draw upon your ideas of Summer.Dec 16-20th.Girls and boys in Years 7-10 at school.Find out more and enrol here:


Our Location

Rata Studios
Based at Scots College
1 Monorgan Road
Wellington 6022
Rata Studios
Based at Scots College
PO Box 15064
Wellington 6243