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.
Saturday 17th August
Southern Cross Garden Bar and Restaurant
The Arvo Show
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for our weekend unwind!
Saturday 24 August, 2:00pm
Bach Choir of Wellington
The programme will feature Randall Thompson’s setting of seven Robert Frost poems, "Frostiana", and a selection of Aaron Copland’s "Old American Songs", as well as traditional and contemporary settings of hymns from the "Sacred Harp"; also folksongs, some with a modern twist, including Stephen Foster’s "Gentle Annie", and two settings by Carol Barnett, "Red River Valley" and "Cindy".
The Bach Choir of Wellington
Directed by Shawn Michael Condon
Accompanied by Calvin Scott (oboe), Michelle Velvin (harp), and Douglas Mews on Piano.
Thursday 19 September, 7:30pm
The New Zealand Portrait Gallery
An evening of intimate chamber music, with five exciting composers from NZ and overseas, in the beautiful surroundings of the New Zealand Portrait Gallery. With guest soloists French cello virtuoso Séverine Ballon and Wellington-based taonga puoro legend Alistair Fraser, this concert also features the evocative masterwork Rain Coming by legendary Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu.
Séverine Ballon (cello)
Alistair Fraser (taonga puoro)
Hamish McKeich (conductor)
Salina Fisher • Kingfisher (NZ premiere)
Rebecca Saunders • Ire (NZ premiere)
Liza Lim • An Ocean Beyond Earth (NZ premiere)
Ashley Fure • Soma (NZ premiere)
Alistair Fraser & Simon Eastwood • New Work (world premiere)
Toru Takemitsu • Water Ways
Saturday 5 October 2019
Fanfare for the Common Man
Saturday 19 October
Barber Violin Concerto
Copland Symphony No 3
Wednesday 30 October, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Hutt City Lunchtime Concerts
Harp Recital - Michelle Velvin
St Marks Church, Woburn Road, Lower Hutt
29 November 2019
Saturday 30 November
Barber Piano Concerto
Shostakovich Symphony No 8