Mandolin Magic – Winter Series
Sorry, this event’s been and gone
|Sun 10 May ’09, 3:00pm–5:00pm||
|Sun 21 Jun ’09, 3:30pm–5:00pm||
|Sun 2 Aug ’09, 3:30pm–5:00pm||
|Sun 13 Sep ’09, 3:30pm–5:00pm||
Where: Rocky Nook/ Irish Clubs, Rocky Nook Rd, Fowlds Park, Mt Albert
Restrictions: All Ages
- Adult (Students FREE): $10.00
Event listed by: Diana Grant-Mackie
Some mandolin facts -
The Auckland Mandolinata Orchestra is the only mandolin ensemble in New Zealand
Beethoven was a mandolin player and composed music for this instrument
Mandolins developed from the spanish guitar
Vivaldi taught a mandolin orchestra of young women
The Auckland Mandolinata Orchestra plays sweet and soft tunes from all over the world.
Players consist of a mix of professional and amateur players who perform with expertise. Concerts include music from classical baroque through traditional European tunes, Latin American dances, modern compositions, jazz and blues. The warm ambience is perfect for those who would like to enjoy an afternoon of pleasant and varied music.
Bring the family to enjoy an afternoon of pleasant and varied music, and afternoon tea with the players. This is a good chance to meet the musicians and ask about the instruments from the mandolin family.
Rocky Nook/ Irish Clubs, Rocky Nook Rd, Fowlds Park, Mt Albert