This multi-media blog post explores musical performance through the Zenergy Global Facilitation lens of the three states of a Facilitators ‘being’ – ‘being with self’, ‘being with another’ and ‘being with the group’. by Kāren Hunter.
Comments and Feedback from Participants: What worked? Everything - Technical knowledge - confidence - Being in a team / group of support - other peoples talents adding to the songs.
Kia ora tatou katoa - Hello everyone I hope you have had a fabulous summer, the festivals have been stunning haven't they? He mihi nui ki a koutou, ki ō koutou waiata hou, ō koutou moemoea hou, kia ora ai ō koutou mahi toi. This first Upcoming section is to tell you about the Creativity&Music … Continue reading Upcoming & Backgoing – April 2018
The Kapiti workshop held at Paekakariki Beach Memorial Hall workshop was subsidised by Kapiti Creative Communities fund under the "Arts Access and Participant" section. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ooa59P-b1Kg/ The following participants gave their written permission to use their comments in future promotions for Kāren Hunter’s Creativity&Music workshops. What worked? The gentle and safe way you brought the group … Continue reading Creativity&Music Kapiti 2017
Creativity & Music Papaioea / Palmerston North 2017 was subsidised by Palmerston North Creative Communities under the Arts Access and Participant fund. More photos of this workshop are available here What worked? All of it. The sharing was well facilitated so really great sharing where people could be comfortable. The different range of exercises was … Continue reading Creativity & Music Papaioea 2017
Tēnā koutou ki aku tauira o te ao puoro. He mihi nui ki a koutou. He mihi tautoko hoki mō ō koutou mahi i a ra, i a ra, kia tipu ai ō koutou pukenga waiata, ō koutou pukenga taonga puoro, ō koutou pukenga tito waiata hoki. Welcome to all my music students and my … Continue reading Student update October 2017
E nga kaiwaiata, e nga kaiako, e nga mohiotanga katoa, tena koutou. Acknowledgements to the singers, to the teachers, and to all our knowledge. Creativity&Music workshops are transformational and experiential group musical encounters. Music-making in a group is a great way to be in the 'now' . The style of delivery uses the Zenergy facilitation model. www.zenergyglobal.com … Continue reading What is a Creativity&Music workshop?
Tena koutou e āku tauira rerehua. E koha ana ahau ki a koutou te wero o te waiata, kia tito waiata, kia whakatinana mai hoki te ia o te waiata. Acknowledgements and greetings to my beautiful students. I extend to you the challenge of music, of songwriting, of the embodiment of music. The last round of … Continue reading Student Update July/August 2017
Tena koutou katoa, he mihi nui ki a koutou. I've spent the last week in Auckland with my students, visiting family and friends. I was also lucky enough to attend Cian Elyse Waitī's wonderful play Te Puhi which was part of the incredible Tamaki Makaurau Matariki Festival. I facilitated a wonderful Creativity&Music workshop in Thames … Continue reading Student Update June 2017
Are you up for some winter music fun? Do you fancy getting some new skills happening while the nights are long and there's plenty of time to practise? There will be a special series of Creativity & Music workshops throughout New Zealand this winter. Come and play music with a group of people who are also exploring … Continue reading Winter workshops 2017