Seeking Auckland Volunteers

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help at the Auckland District Rounds of our nationwide NZCT Chamber Music Contest.

The event takes place across five days from Wednesday 6 June – Sunday 10 June 2018 at the Raye Freedman Centre in Newmarket.

Each day has multiple  performance sessions and volunteers can help at a single session or as many as possible. 

To Volunteer: Simply complete the form below by 1 June 2018 and select the roles you are interested in fufilling. Our Auckland District Contest Organiser will contact you to discuss your availability and the schedule.

Volunteer roles that we have available

All roles are straightforward and require little or no previous experience; a little common sense and a desire to help out is all you need. Lorna Wright, Auckland District Contest Organiser, is always around to help you out too.

Registration Desk

  • The central point for groups on arrival
  • Collect scores for adjudicators
  • Direct groups to their allocated practice rooms

Adjudicator’s Assistant

  • Ensure adjudicator’s have everything they need (water, pens/paper etc.)
  • Pass score to adjudicators at start of each performance
  • Record time of each performance
  • No experience necessary; attention to detail useful

Stage Manager

  • Assist stagehand arrange chairs / music stands according to each group’s stage plan
  • Give simple introduction for each group (group name & piece they’re performing)
  • Some knowledge of chamber music stage setup useful

Working in partnership with the Stage Manager:

  • Collect groups from their practice room to be side-stage in time for their performance
  • Assist the stage manager to arrange chairs and music stands according to each group’s stage plan
  • Some knowledge of chamber music stage setup useful but not necessary


Which areas are you most interested in volunteering for? *

(select as many as apply)

When are you available to volunteer?*

(select as many as apply)

Please tell us a little bit about yourself and why you'd like to volunteer for CMNZ