Waiheke Island Choral Society

P O Box 333, Oneroa, Waiheke Island 1840, New Zealand



Richard is leaving us!

After 24 years at the helm, Richard Melville has decided to step down as conductor and music director. Read the AGM minutes for details.

Richard Melville

Coming in 2017

  • Voluntary participation in a joint concert in May with the Pakuranga Choral Society: music by Orff and Handel.

  • “From Classics to Show Tunes” — Our first concert with Anne Willmann as conductor.

  • Planned for 2018: Brahms’s Alto Rhapsody (opus 53) and Puccini’s Messa di Gloria later in the year.

Looking back at 2016

Our 40th anniversary year!

  • Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music (May–June) broke all our attendance records!

  • “Sing Waiheke” concert (Feb) in conjunction with Auckland Choral.

Come join us!

We are always interested in new singers!
See here or just show up at a rehearsal.


are held on Tuesdays at 7:00PM
at Whittaker’s Musical Museum.
See the rehearsals page for details.

Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 7PM, at Whittaker’s Musical Museum.
Read the minutes

Special General Meeting was held on Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 7PM, at Whittaker’s Musical Museum.
Read the minutes

Choral Society AGM

Downloadable practice music

Coming events


Meeting minutes

Club Constitution and
Code of Practice

Choral Society history



How to join





Thanks to all who came!


Carmina Burana


A joint production of
the Waiheke Island Choral Society and
Kaleidoscope Performance

Music by Carl Orff

Choreography by Kathy Ogletree

Directed by Richard Melville

Supported by a generous grant from
the Creative Communities Scheme

Creative Communities Auckland Council

Friday, 7 April 2017, 7PM
Saturday, 8 April 2017, 2PM and 7PM
Te Huruhi School Auditorium

Elizabeth Mandeno, soprano
Harriet Crampton, alto
Iain Tetley, tenor

Robert Wiremu, piano
Kay Shacklock, piano

Percussion provided by Vadim Simongauz
and his University of Waikato students

$20 adults, $15 students/seniors,
$10 children, $50 family of four
Available at Shop the Rock in Oneroa or at the door


All suggestions regarding this site are welcome. Contact Mark James on 9973 or by E-mail at tmarkjames@yahoo.com.

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