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The New Zealand Singing School is highly appreciative of the support given to us by our Patrons, sponsors and funding agencies.  Their assistance enables us to bring quality tutoring to our students.   Some generous private donors also assist our young singers!


We welcome people who want to be involved with the School - you may be instrumental in establishing an exciting career for a student who joins our list of notable alumni.

Our Sponsors

dame kiri te kanawa works with clinton f


We are proud to have the support of our stellar Patrons who show a great interest in the school. We've been fortunate to have had some of them teach valued masterclasses.

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa

Dame Malvina Major

Sir Donald McIntyre

Simon O’Neill, ONZM

George Henare, OBE

Judy Bellingham, MNZM


Major Sponsor


Our Major Sponsor

Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT), Napier has long been a significant sponsor, providing their attractive, modern campus for the school.  EIT is the major tertiary education provider on the eastern coast of the North Island.  


IDEAschool, with industry-experienced lecturers and purpose-built facilities, sets students up for a career in visual arts and design, fashion, music or screen production. 

Centre City Music Theatre Scholarships 

The Centre City Music Theatre has thoughtfully made a donation to assist students who are accepted into the school but would struggle to raise the fees required.  The scholarships are $1000 each for a classical student and a musical theatre student.  Contact the School manager for details.

Other Sponsors 

Adam Foundation 

Gwen Malden Charitable Trust

Malcom Cox

Sponsors & Donors

Sponsorships & Donors

We welcome the involvement of companies and individuals who can SUPPORT US as sponsors and donors. You will add to the life of the school - or support a student who becomes a star! 

Our generous Donors for 2023 are:


Bettina & Greg Driscoll, Joan Low, Malcolm Cox, Edith McGibbon, C J Dooney, Moyra Cox, Pen & Sam Robinson, Julie Eagle .

Our Donors
Tenor Simon O'Neill with accompanist Mar

Simon O'Neill is a past student who has had a stellar international career as an operatic tenor.  He entertained at a 2021 patron event with stories about his career and some songs with Artistic Director Mark Dorrell on piano.

Our Supporters

Napier Girls' High School Hewitt House

Conroys Transport

Organic Lines Design

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