The Taranaki Classical Guitar Summer School’s mission is to further classical guitar in New Zealand by:
- Fostering a classical guitar culture throughout New Zealand
- Connecting local and international guitarists
- Providing professional development for music educators
- Providing economic benefits to the Taranaki region by encouraging new visitation and extended stays
Why we do it:
Music makes us feel better, both creating it and listening to it. Music is important for brains in many postive ways, potentially making you smarter, more productive and happier at any age. It is well known that music can change the way you think, crosses cultural boundaries and brings together people from diverse backgrounds. It helps us form communities, we can't think of better reasons to support music and its creation in New Zealand.
How we do it:
Our ability to present the Summer School relys on donations, sponsorshop, competitive grants, good will, community support and hundreds of hours of volunteer time from many incredible people.