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20 Aug 2013


SOUNZ's champion New Zealand music by collecting and curating resources and connecting them with audiences. Their collection includes a diverse range of quality New Zealand music resources available for loan, hire and sale through an online catalogue.

As well as collecting and providing access to the music of New Zealand composers, SOUNZ runs projects that support New Zealand Music including:

  1. The NZSO-RNZ Concert-SOUNZ Recordings provide new recordings of NZ orchestral music for promotional purposes and free streaming on our website.

  2. The SOUNZ Contemporary Award presented in partnership with APRA rewards excellence and inspiration in contemporary art music composition.

  3. The Resound project supported by NZ On Air and in partnership with RNZ Concert has made many historical recordings of NZ concert music available online, produces new studio recordings of key works, and allows us to film live concerts for free online streaming.

SOUNZ is a member of IAMIC , the International Association of Music Information Centres, and the International Music Council of Unesco.