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The Composer's Life - Aotea Centre - Writers and Readers Festival **free**

  • May 14, 2012 · 12:30 AM
  • UPPER NZI ROOM, Aotea Centre, The Edge

Meet up time: 12.30pm

Meeting place: I'll be waiting outside the main entrance to Aotea Centre by door to ticket office (next to cafe) or txt[masked]

Session start time: 1pm

This is a free event, no allocated seating - no bookings required. I'll wait a maximum of 10-15mins only after which time I will head for the Upper NZI room to get a good seat.

This is your last chance to see Nathan Haines for a while - he is heading off to live in London soon.


Free Event

Brothers Nathan and Joel Haines are musicians and composers of note, each having carved out successful musical careers.

The sons of an accomplished bassist, the pair spent their formative years performing around Auckland and joined the group Freebass in the early 1990s.

Nathan, who has produced seven solo albums to date, has lived in both New York and London, where his musical career has been influenced by a range of other musical genres.

Joel meanwhile has an impressive list of composing credits to his name for feature films, television series and commercials and has worked with a myriad of Maori directors and artists, including traditional Maori instrument players.

They speak with Mike Chunn about the composer’s life.

Supported by APRA/AMCOS.

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  • Annetta K.

    Posted date and time incorrectly - should be Sunday 12.30

    May 13, 2012

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