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Voice Lessons for all Ages

Take voice lessons with Anna Kostina at Rata Studios in WellingtonTimetable and Enrolment Timing Term 3 2020Start: 8th AugustFinish: 19th Sept(actual times tbc after discussion with Mark Bobb) Location Scots College Creative and Performing Arts Centre Music Rooms Teacher Anna Kostina Target Market Kids, Teens and Adults Price/Student(incl GST) $295 for half hour lessons for Read more

Celebrating the new Rata Jazz Band

Celebrating the new Rata Jazz Band! This group of musicians from a range of different musical backgrounds met for the first time last week, and this is how they sounded! Amazing!Jake Baxendale leads this group and we can’t wait to hear them perform sometime in the future.

School Holidays for Drama and Acting Enthusiasts

Jo Rogers is hosting a fantastic course these school holidays for drama and acting enthusiasts ages 12-16! Check it out!Week 1: Exploring Resilience: what does it mean to be daring or to be bold? Explore this topic while experiencing and investigating a mix of genres in this one week acting course. https://ratastudios.co.nz/exploring-resilience-a-holiday-acting-course/

“Exploring Resilience”- A Holiday Acting Course

Course Outline:A Resilient mix of GenresRata Studios is offering the opportunity to work on, experience and investigate a mix of genres in this one week Acting Course.Our theme is ‘A RESILIENT MIX OF GENRE, basically be bold…. but what does it mean to be bold?Someone who is bold is daring and brave, someone who is Read more

Rata Studios Jazz Band

Great news!! We can now get started on our new Jazz Band for adults starting in Term 3.Jake Baxendale is really looking forward to developing this all comers jazz band and we are excited about this new opportunity.Bookings are open now!Click here for booking

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

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