Examiner Profile: NIGEL WEEKS

NIGEL WEEKS MA (perf), Teaching Diploma Nigel Weeks came to New Zealand in 1994 as Musical Director of Dalewool Auckland Brass. Since this time the band has enjoyed a period of great success in winning five New Zealand National Brass Band Championships and three Australian National Brass Band Championships. He has been the Musical Director of the New Zealand National Youth Brass Band from 1998-2002 and also formed and directed the National Secondary Schools Brass Band, which now meets on an annual basis. Nigel has been an examiner in brass for the Australian Music Examining Board (AMEB) and is currently an examiner for the newly formed New Zealand Examining Board (NZMEB). He joined Macleans College as HOD Music in 2007 and in addition was recently appointed Music Director for the Howick School of Music. Nigel is in constant demand within New Zealand and internationally as a band trainer and conductor. He regularly adjudicates at competitions and Festivals throughout the Southern Hemisphere.