Michelle Velvin is a harpist, composer and teacher living in Wellington, New Zealand. She has a special interest in writing harp music and performing New Zealand compositions.
Please enquire about starting harp lessons, or enquire about harp music to set the atmosphere at your upcoming wedding or event.
Thursday 6 February
Waitangi Park Event
Celebrate our national day with friends and whānau. There will be kai and kapa haka, as well as live music to keep you entertained.
Waitangi Day is all about coming together to celebrate our nation and what better place than Waitangi Park! Bring your friends and whānau along for kai and kapa haka at Te Rā o Waitangi. Watch out for the 2020 programme featuring a line-up of award winning Māori performers.
Saturday 15 February
Sunday 8 March
Newtown Festival 2020
Tangata Whenua Stage 3:00pm
Mara TK is presenting a very special Wellington premiere of new waiata, alongside harpist Michelle Velvin and drummer Cory Champion. This was first performed as part of NZ Music Month series at the Auckland Museum earlier in 2019. Catch him on the Tangata Whenua Stage (hospital end of Riddiford Street), kindly supported by Atiawa Toa FM and Te Upoko o Te Ika Radio, at Newtown Festival 2020.
Wednesday 1 April 2020, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Duo Eolienne - Saxophone and Harp
St Andrews on the Terrace, Wellington
A lunchtime concert to introduce the sonorous and meditative sound world of music for Harp and Saxophone.
Genevieve Davidson saxophone and Michelle Velvin harp.
Sat 4 April
Subs 1 2020 - Rachmaninoff: The Bells
Rachmaninov The Bells
Sunday 26 April 2020, 2:00pm
Michelle Velvin Solo Harp Recital
Michelle Velvin returns to Futuna Chapel to perform a harp recital with an eclectic mix of music, featuring contemporary scores and classics to complement the sonorous and colourful architecture of the chapel.
$10 per person
Tickets obtained at the door or prior from www.dashtickets.co.nz
Saturday 30 May 2020
Performance of SOUNZ Community Commission
More details to come...
NZSO PODIUM SERIES -
24 Jul | AKL, 25 Jul
Marin Alsop Conductor
Anna Clyne Night Ferry
Shostakovich Symphony No. 5
Wednesday 26 August 2020, 12:15 - 1:00pm
Harp and Guitar, Michelle Velvin and Jake Church
Hutt City Lunchtime concert series
St Marks Church, Woburn Road, Lower Hutt
Sat 12 Sept
Subs 4 – Rachmaninoff 2: Triumph
Psathas View from Olympus
NZSO PODIUM SERIES - INSPIRATION
WLG, 18 Sep | AKL, 25 Sep
Miguel Harth-Bedoya Conductor
Augustin Hadelich Violin
Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol
Sibelius Violin Concerto
Debussy Images Pour Orchestre, II. Ibéria
Ravel Rapsodie Espagnole
Sat 17 Oct
Subs 5 – Rachmaninoff 3: Melancholy
Rachmaninoff Symphony 3
RNZB Season - Sleeping Beauty
29 Oct - 7 Nov
NZSO SHED SERIES - KABARETT
WGN, 13 Nov
Hamish McKeich Conductor
Eisler Kleine Sinfonie
Simon Eastwood Quanta
Weill arr. Bruckner-Ruggerberg Suite from Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny
Satie arr. Debussy Gymnopédies Nos. 1 & 3
Sat 5 Dec
Subs 6 – Houstoun’s Last Dance
Psathas Three Psalms
Rachmaninoff Symphonic Dances