Join us for Mauao Performing Arts Centre's brand "Music of the Movies" holiday programme!

The MUSIC of our favorite movies is as timeless as the stories themselves! This fun, interactive week is jam-packed with activities that will get your child interested in how movie scores and soundtracks are made! Our week will focus on the music of five classics: The Lion King, The Sound of Music, Harry Potter, The Wizard of Oz, and STAR WARS!

Dive into the fascinating world of movie soundtracks as your child learns about renowned composers like John Williams, Rodgers and Hammerstein, and Elton John. There will be the opportunity to use modern technology such as looping and MIDI keyboards to recreate the sounds of today’s popular films too.

This fun, educational programme will strengthen your child's understanding of rhythm, sight reading, instruments, and performance. Each day will include a fun arts and crafts project pertaining to each movie, plus hands-on, interactive opportunities to play pianos, ukuleles, guitars, drum kits, bass, box drums, accordion, MIDI keyboard, looping pedals, and much more!

Leading the programme is our team of highly qualified Music Tutors with 30 years of combined experience. Fun, engaging, and educational, this music jam requires no prior musical experience. Just come on down, have fun, learn, and create! Space is very limited, so enrol your child today to secure your spot!

Sound of Music

Harry Potter

Star Wars

Lion King

Wizard of Oz

We ask each child to bring their own morning tea, lunch box, and water bottle.

We ask that if your child has any serious allergies (i.e. peanuts) or medical diagnoses (i.e. seizures, neuro-divergence), please let us know by adding a note in the ticket purchasing process and/or emailing

If you are a current student at The Mauao Performing Arts Centre please contact Megan on to get the promo code that will get you 10% off the ticket price.

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