Michael Vinten – 2020 Concert Series Musical Director

Michael’s professional activities span conducting, teaching, composing and arranging. His performing repertoire and experience is very broad, covering orchestral, choral, operatic, Music Theatre and numerous collaborations with Maori performers. After studying Music History and Composition at Victoria University, Wellington, Michael completed a Masters Degree in Orchestral Conducting at Cincinnati University’s College – Conservatory of Music, …

Alison Hodge – 2020 Concert Series Director

Alison Hodge is a free-lance director, teacher and performer based in Wellington. She has had a diverse career in the performing arts, working in theatre, opera and music theatre, as well as directing numerous plays from Shakespeare to contemporary NZ theatre. Alison was the stage director for Pocket Opera productions from 1995-2000, and worked with …