Kaikorai Valley College has a fantastic and dedicated team of music teachers who help foster the learning and creativity of students interested in performance music out of the classroom.

Instrument tuition

We offer a large range of instrumental tuition taught on a weekly basis by professional musicians and teachers who visit our school. 

Guitar, Drums, Bass, Voice, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Cornet, Piano

Music Activities

Orchestra and Chamber music groups

Our orchestra and chamber group are continuing grow every year. We pride ourselves on getting our students participating in local events such as the Chamber music competition and Secondary Schools' Music Festival. Along with in school and community performances. 

Rock band and singer songwriter groups

We have a dedicated bunch of students involved in our band and singer song-writing program. Our students are regular competitors at both the regional finals at the Smoke free Rock Quest and Band Quest. Recently, we have been selected to be part of the New Zealand Music Commission's mentoring programme.

Choral Music

Our choir is fully inclusive and supports students from years 7 right up to 13. We regularly perform the Big sing along with in school and community events across the city. 

Talent Quest

Kaikorai Valley College prides itself on producing a fantastic talent quest. This happens annually. We encourage  our students to participate and demonstrate their skills and creativity.