Arts Management & Administration
New Zealand String Quartet - Marketing Administrator
March 2018 - present
Celebrating its 30th season in 2017, the New Zealand String Quartet has established an international reputation for its insightful interpretations, compelling communication, and dynamic performing style. The Quartet is known for its imaginative programming and for its powerful connection with audiences of all kinds.
As their Marketing Administrator, Elyse oversees and maintains NZSQ's media, marketing, and digital communication platforms. This role combines Elyse's passion for chamber music and provides an inside view into arts management here in New Zealand and abroad.
Raroa Music Centre - Programme Supervisor
April 2017 - present
Raroa Music Centre is a music initiative through the NZ Ministry of Education aimed for students 5-12 years old and offers tuition in 10 different instruments from beginner to advanced level, and four general music classes - music basics, choir, orchestra, and ukulele group.The emphasis at the Centre is providing a music education experience that is fun and engaging for our students.
RMC caters to 300+ families in the Greater Wellington Region each year.
44th International Viola Congress - Congress Manager
August 2016 - January 2018
From September 1-5, 2017, the Australian New Zealand Viola Society (ANZVS) in collaboration with the International Viola Society and New Zealand School of Music Victoria University of Wellington will host the 44th International Viola Congress in Wellington, New Zealand.
International Viola Congresses have been held annually all over the world since 1973 and aim to promote and encourage the development of new viola repertoire, new insights into existing repertoire, and viola-related research, by bringing together international and national artists, organisations, and institutions through public recitals, lectures, and masterclasses.
New Zealand School of Music - Young Musicians Programme Coordinator
August 2014 - June 2016
The New Zealand School of Music — Te Kōkī at Victoria University of Wellington is NZ's pre-eminent provider of university-level music education, research, composition and performance, offering an outstanding range of possibilities for the study of music. The Young Musicians Programme (YMP) is part of the School’s commitment to share its internationally acclaimed staff, its music education values, and its high quality facilities and resources with pre-tertiary students.
YMP offers upper primary to secondary school aged students the opportunity to further their musical tuition through jazz, composition, orchestral strings, voice, woodwind, and guitar classes and chamber music ensemble coachings.