Performing Arts

Are you a closet shower-singer, or a budding musician? Do you enjoy presenting ideas creatively, and making people think or laugh? Are you curious about Maori and Pacific Island culture? If you are interested in letting your creative juices flow, or you would like to gain confidence and try something new, there is no shortage of performing arts groups at Tahuna to get involved in.

Tahuna’s choir receives consistently high praise from audiences, and is a great opportunity to discover the pleasure of singing with others and developing your vocal chords in an enthusiastic environment.

The multicultural group is a popular choice for students of all ethnic backgrounds with its stirring performances and exploration of Maori and Pacific Island culture through song and dance.

In Tahuna’s music room you will find drums, keyboards, violins clarinets, flutes, saxophones, cornets, trumpets, guitars, and an orchestra of talented young musicians bringing their music together. A fantastic experience for anyone interested in learning an instrument.

Dance is a fun way to exercise your body and your creative mind, and Tahuna’s special dance group regularly comes up with outstanding performances, especially at Dance Festivals and the Stars of Stage event – great fun!

Tahuna’s various performing arts groups entertain and engage audiences at local festivals, at school events, and throughout the wider community.

Digital Music @Tahuna 2016

Posted: Thursday October 27, 2016

Music this term is focusing on digital music.  Kids have been using a range of apps and processes to create music with a specific emotional focus.  Music is then added to imagery which enhances the feel of their music.

Dunedin Schools Orchestral Workshop 2016

Posted: Thursday October 27, 2016

Year 7 to 10 students from Dunedin gathered at the Kings and Queens Auditorium for the annual Orchestral Workshop.   Students from Tahuna experienced the day for the first time.

Performing Arts at Tahuna

Posted: Friday February 5, 2016

Tahuna has become renowned for excellence in the Performing Arts. The opportunities for students to perform are many and varied, from performing at the closing ceremony of the Special Olympics to winning the Band Quest to performing for the Royal visit .