Bachelor of Music graduate (Classic Performance major) Anita Austin enjoyed the programme so much, she’s returned to complete her Honours year.
"Doing a music degree at the University of Auckland, your instrument teacher is allocated to you one-to-one, which is invaluable support transferring to the big world of university and to your personal musical development.
“They’re very active in the industry too, so we can observe, learn by osmosis and alongside them as well. The amount I’ve learnt already has been huge – the understanding, confidence, knowledge and ability.
"I still think it’s amazing that I’m doing music, that I get to play horn all day. And I think the biggest thing is the wonderful network of friends that I didn’t think I could ever have.
"My dream? To be one of them in concert-dress-black on stage. And see it from the other side."