Mahi Waiata The Gig: Live Sound and Performance TERM 4

Mahi Waiata Live Sound and Performance Intermediate Course:

(The Gig)


Mahi Wiata (The Gig) Term 4 2023 is the next step for Te Ara programme graduates and musicians with intermediate knowledge. Gain real-world experience in the music industry and the knowledge to thrive in the creative industries.


Mahi Waita (The Gig) Course Details:


  • Intermediate to Advanced
  • Monday 9th October 2023 – Friday 8th October 2023
  • 4 weeks part-time
  • Thursdays and Fridays 4pm – 7pm.  As this is course is a group project, hours and days may vary.
  • Free for youth 15 – 24yrs


About Mahi Waita Music and Audio Intermediate Course:

Mahi Waiata is for advanced tauira/students wanting to learn more about performing live. This course is recommended on completion of Te Ara.  You will have the opportunity to pursue more complex audio projects, deliver a live gig, working in collaboration with your peers. This music and audio youth programme will have you pushing your creative boundaries and bringing together all you have learned throughout the programme. You will be exposed to the wider workings of the industry and hands-on experience organising and promoting a live gig. You will learn about the different roles involved and how to communicate with backstage and techs.

Topics covered include:
  • Introduction to live sound
  • Organising a live music event
  • Performance
  • Music industry business and marketing 
  • Exposure to professional services delivery processes and deadlines
  • Mental health and safety in the industry


Mahi Waita (The Gig) 2023 Course Next Steps

Interested in Free Music & Wellbeing Programmes for 15-24 year olds for you or someone you know?



If you work with youth contact us to refer a young person to our Crescendo youth programmes.
December 2023
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Oct 09 2023


Youth Music Programme



Location 2

Crescendo Studio

Location 3

Mobile Studio

Location 4

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