The Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation recently announced significant support for the 2013 New Zealand Singing School through a naming rights sponsorship of its Festival of Song.
Twenty-one year old New Zealand baritone, Kawiti Waetford is about to complete his second year of study at the University of Otago in New Zealand.
So Carlos Barcenas, a Colombian tenor currently studying in Melbourne, was still stunned that such an opportunity had come his way
‘Talent is a gift…to be nurtured and developed’ is the theme of a campaign aimed at creating awareness for the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation and its objectives.
Dame Kiri sets aside time to mentor and coach small groups of singers at her home – usually in the company of selected professional colleagues
During a recent concert tour in Hawaii Dame Kiri took time out to help local students and some fundraising activity.