This NZ Music Month, Crescendo is raising funds and awareness to help continue providing music mentoring programmes to vulnerable young Kiwis. From donating, purchasing fundraising Tshirts, entering a song competition or joining a masterclass, there are many ways you can Play Your Part. What Part Will You Play?

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Crescendo is a music production and recording studio based in Avondale, West Auckland with a focus on giving back to our communities. We specialise in podcast production, music and band recording and audiobooks. More importantly, we are a social enterprise. All our profits fund youth music mentoring programmes through Crescendo Trust.

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Crescendo Trust

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Crescendo Trust was founded in 2012 by Marcus Powell following the success of his award winning band Blindspott. 

Over the past decade, Crescendo Trust has mentored over 3,000 rangatahi and supported their pathways into further education, employment or internships. 

In 2020 RNZ made a series following 6 of Crescendo’s young musicians as they work towards developing their musicianship and organising a gig.  Watch their powerful journey of self discovery here.

Crescendo run regular programmes in sound and audio free for young people 14-24, offer 1-1 mentoring or can organise classes for you community group, classroom or alt. education setting.