Piano or Violin with Kerry Wood

About Kerry WoodKerry Wood, Music B Violin Performance, LTCL PianoKerry has over 15 years of teaching experience. She teaches students of all ages piano and violin. She enjoys helping them achieve personal goals with their instruments and with preparation for exams.Kerry completed her Bachelor of Music in Christchurch after which she moved to Wellington to Read more

Saxophone and Clarinet

Brass Lessons

Trombone and Other Brass instruments with Patrick Di Somma

About Patrick Di SommaPatrick is a professional trombonist based in Wellington. He regularly performs across New Zealand with a variety of ensembles, including the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, the Christchurch and Dunedin Symphony Orchestras, and Orchestra Wellington. In addition to this, Patrick regularly performs with several jazz/contemporary groups, ranging from big bands (including the Rodger Read more

Saxophone and Clarinet with Nicholas Baucke-Maunsell

Nicholas Baucke-MaunsellNicholas Baucke-Maunsell is a passionate musician and mentor with seven years of professional experience in the music industry. He studied at the New Zealand School of Music, where he did a bachelors and honours degree in Jazz Performance. Nicholas has many years experience as a freelance musician, which he feels has made him a self-disciplined, Read more

Violin with Hijiri Yamamoto

About Hijiri YamamotoHijiri has been immersed in the world of music since the age of seven when her journey began. It all started with the fortuitous opportunity of receiving free violin lessons at her primary school, which sparked her passion for the instrument. Captivated by the joy of playing, she embarked on her musical education Read more

Voice Lessons with Rosel Labone

I believe everyone and anyone can sing. And if you think you can’t, you definitely can!Rosel is a professional singer and teacher with pop, rock, classical, and music theatre training (Bachelor of Music, Hons First Class, and Bachelor of Arts) who has a real rapport and proven results working with children, teenagers, and adults. When Read more

Drums with Steve Bremner

About Steve BremnerDrummer, percussionist, drum tech, and music educator, Steve Bremner has had a career that has taken him to every corner of the music industry. From the NZSO to jazz legend James Morrison to SHIHAD, Steve has performed with many of New Zealand’s leading artists, along with many international stars.A musical grounding in brass Read more


Rātā Studios School of Music will be hosting a 4-day chamber and orchestral music program in January 2024. Following the great success of three Summer Orchestral and Chamber programs and four years of Winter/ Spring  WELLSO Weekends, we’re excited to bring this opportunity back!Players of all levels are welcome!  The course is based on the Read more

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Wellington 6022
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PO Box 15064
Wellington 6243
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