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APO Friends

Lend a helping hand to the APO

Your orchestra needs you! Join the Friends, a group of welcoming music enthusiasts who have supported Auckland’s orchestra for over 35 years.

President Jackie Wilkinson
Secretary Anne Norris

A subscription of only $35 per year gives you the opportunity to be an integral part of the support for the APO and participate in the Friends famous Meet the Artist (MTA) mornings and other interesting events.

MTA events are held at 10.30am on a Friday morning at the Ellerslie War Memorial Community Centre, and in 2021 they will take place on the following dates:

Friday 23 April

Friday 14 May

More information about individual MTA events will be added throughout the year.

Volunteer Opportunity

We are looking for an organised and enthusiastic volunteer with a love of classical music for the role of eastern bus convener for the APO Friends of the Orchestra Inc. This will involve organising and overseeing bus trips from Howick to the Town hall and back for APO concerts across the year ( concert ticket included).
If you are interested or you know of someone who could help or for further information, please contact Sarah [email protected] or 0211786567

For further information about how to join the APO Friends contact APO reception 09 638 6266 Ext 200 or email [email protected]




Tickets to individual concerts can be booked through Ticketmaster.


Book just four tickets to our concerts and become a subscriber. Enjoy exclusive discounts and no booking fees. 

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