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Director of Music: Stuart Weightman

Stuart was Director of Choral Studies at Saint Kentigern School, Shore Road, Auckland until the end of 2008 when he changed direction to become a Funeral Director with Davis Funeral Services in Mount Eden.

He is actively involved in the Auckland choral scene. He is frequently sought after as a guest conductor in New Zealand and in Australia, He has tutored for R.S.C.M. workshops. He held the position of Director of Music for the Auckland Youth Choir, initiating the ‘Celebration of Youth’ concerts bringing together the Auckland Boys’, Auckland Girls’ and Auckland Youth Choirs and the Aotea Youth Symphony.

Stuart has held Music Specialist positions at Southwell School, Hamilton, Kristin School, Albany, Dilworth Junior Campus, Auckland and Director of Choral Music at both the Junior and Senior Campuses at Dilworth.

Stuart Weightman Driector of Music

Accompanist & Associate Musical Director: Edmond Wong

A pianist, organist, teacher and accompanist, Edmond joined the Auckland Boys’ Choir as accompanist in 2019. Born in Hong Kong, Edmond began learning the piano at a young age. After moving to NZ with his family, he has been active in the musical community including accompanying and conducting choirs, performing in chamber music and as a soloist with the New Plymouth Orchestra. He has won the TSB Trust award and the second place of the Taranaki Musician of the Year. Edmond is a regular accompanist for music exams, performances and competitions such as the Ronald Dellow Vocal Competition.

He has over 25 years of private music teaching experience and is currently an organist at St Michael’s Catholic Church in Remuera.

Edmond holds an LTCL diploma in piano performance, ATCL diploma in piano teaching and is an associate member of the Institute of Registered Music Teacher in piano and advanced theory.

Auckland Boys Choir Accompaniest & Associate Musical Director - Edmond Wong

Choir Manager: Tejas Lamb

Tejas has been involved in the Auckland Boys’ Choir as a chorister for seven years, including being appointed Head Chorister in 2018. Recently, he was appointed Choir Manager.

He has a strong connection to the team and passion for choral music. He is continuing his involvement in choral singing as a member of the Holy Trinity Cathedral Choir.

Tejas is currently studying a Bachelor of Science majoring in Earth Sciences and Geography at the University of Auckland.

In his spare time, Tejas is training to be a pilot and enjoys spending time with family.

Tejas Lamb

Parent Support

The choir relies on a high level of parent involvement to support its various activities and performances during the year. The Board of Management is a parent elected group and meets once a month to oversee the running of the choir.

In addition, parents of the boys assist on camps and tours, at performances and with fundraising, promotion, catering and carpooling.

Parent Liaison: Rachel Cheung

I am a parent of four children. My youngest child joined the choir in 2023. I currently run my own business.

I volunteered to be a part of the Auckland Boys’ Choir Board as I am keen support to the choir’s passion for choral singing and I value the development of our young boys in a fun and encouraging environment.

Contact Rachel on the email below.
parent-liaison@aucklandboyschoir.org.nz

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