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


Songwriting and recording workshops

Songwriting & Recording Holiday Workshops 2024

Each two-day holiday workshop costs $50 for all rangatahi aged 13-18 or $75 for 2 siblings. 

2024 Workshop Dates:

    • Monday 15th April – Tuesday 16th September 2024
    • Monday 8th July – Tuesday 9th July 2024

Times: 10 am – 2 pm

Location: Crescendo Studio  – 1975 Great North Road, Avondale, Auckland 1026.

Rap, bars and beats

Rap, Bars & Beats Holiday Workshops

Each two-day holiday workshop costs $50 for all rangatahi aged 13-18 or $75 for 2 siblings. 

2023 Workshop Dates:

    • Monday 22nd April – Tuesday 23rd April 2024
    • Monday 15th July  – Tuesday 16th July 2024

Times: 10 am – 2 pm

Location: Crescendo Studio  – 1975 Great North Road, Avondale, Auckland 1026.

2024 School Holiday Workshops Auckland

Registrations are open so book today to secure your place in the 2024 School Holiday Workshops. 

Enquire About School Holiday Workshops

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Photos from holiday programmes

Girl DJing
Rangatahi on stage during live gig