Recent news

21 March 2021 - 10:26pm

Well, yes we do actually! Getting regular doses of musical education is a huge bonus of being a WRT Rivertones member. As well as weekly tips at rehearsals, we usually have a couple of weekend 'retreats' each year with international or national coaches to help us polish our performances. At a...

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8 February 2021 - 6:13pm

It's 2021...yay! I think most of us heaved a big sigh of relief when 2020 was over. At our first Waikato Rivertones (WRT) chorus rehearsal this year we did a bit of a retrospective and discussed the highs and lows of being a chorus during Covid-19. Whilst we got great at doing rehearsals via...

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25 November 2020 - 10:14pm

It's a month of performances for the Waikato Rivertones...which we love! Lots of rehearsals and extra practices so we're ready to perform soon at Harmony Breakout and at the Cambridge Christmas Festival. See our ...

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18 October 2020 - 2:59pm

This week the Waikato Rivertones were meant to be on stage in Louisville, Kentucky performing in the international Sweet Adelines competition (thanks Covid)! Instead we commiserated/celebrated with dinner together, and sang some of our favourite songs (check out this...

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22 September 2020 - 7:50pm

I remember feeling apprehensive when I went to my first Waikato Rivertones (WRT) chorus rehearsal last year. I'd recently moved back to Hamilton and decided to finally get round to singing again. I did some googling on Hamilton choirs and saw that WRT were having an open night. After a quick...

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24 August 2020 - 6:26pm

It's a good question. My partner is quite puzzled as to what the allure is for me to sing each week with a bunch of other ladies. A Waikato Rivertones (WRT) alumni once said she 'came for the music, but stayed for the friendships.’ That sums it up well for me!

I've heard the chorus...

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Recent news

21 March 2021 - 10:26pm
Well, yes we do actually! Getting regular doses of musical education is a huge bonus of being a WRT... more
8 February 2021 - 6:13pm
It's 2021...yay! I think most of us heaved a big sigh of relief when 2020 was over. At our first Waikato... more
25 November 2020 - 10:14pm
It's a month of performances for the Waikato Rivertones...which we love! Lots of rehearsals and extra... more