holiday workshops

For the budding musician, beat maker, audio engineer, rapper or podcast producer.

Crescendo run a range of popular school holiday workshops for teenagers. Join our mailing list and we will be in touch with upcoming workshop details and how to book.

School Holiday Workshops Auckland

Why choose our school holiday workshops?

We run two-day music workshops during the school holidays which are a great taster to experience what Crescendo programmes are all about. You can register for one or both of our fun-packed workshops (dates and times below) – come and let your creativity shine!


Songwriting & Recording

Are you into music and always wanted to learn how to write and record a song? This two-day workshop will guide you through the creative process with the latest tips and tricks to get you started on your music journey. This is a highly collaborative group workshop to create a new song.

Rap, Bars & Beats

Are you an MC/rapper? Do you want to expand your knowledge and skills as an artist? Do you freestyle? Battle rap? Or just write 16s? This workshop is for you! Learn different techniques of  writing and spitting, how to project your voice, and how to compose your own projects plus more. You will be mentored by a local pillar in the scene with over 20 years of experience as a MC/battler/recording artist.


What do these holiday workshops cover?

Depending on the workshop you choose, it will cover:

      • Songwriting
      • Recording
      • Group work
    • Origins of rap
    • Writing techniques
    • Recording
    • Group work


Image of Amplifier with Recording sign with text saying Crescendo school holiday workshops

Songwriting & Recording Holiday Workshops

Each two-day holiday workshop costs $50 for all rangatahi aged 15-18 or $75 for 2 siblings. 

2023 Workshop Dates:

    • Tuesday 11th April 2023 – Wednesday 12th April 2023
    • Monday 3rd July 2023 – Tuesday 4th July 2023
    • Monday 25th September 2023 – Tuesday 26th September 2023

Times: 10am- 2pm

Location: 3 locations (to be confirmed)

Rangatahi rapping in the crescendo studio

Rap, Bars & Beats Holiday Workshops

Each two-day holiday workshop costs $50 for all rangatahi aged 15-18 or $75 for 2 siblings. 

2023 Workshop Dates:

    • Monday 17th April 2023 – Tuesday 18th April 2023
    • Monday 10th July 2023 – Tuesday 11th July 2023
    • Monday 2nd October 2023 – Tuesday 3rd October 2023

Times: 10am- 2pm

Location: Cresendo Studio (TBC)

Register today to secure your place!

Spaces are limited, so register your interest online today using the form below. 

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Photos from holiday programmes

Girl DJing
Rangatahi on stage during live gig