Nikki Berry

Nikki leads the exuberant world music choir, A Capellago, the 'Open Song' World Music Choir and The Rockers of Ages Choirs. She is also a singer songwriter and proflific and skilled arranger, arranging for choirs, and Kapa Haka groups.

She is passionate about world music, community building and holistic education.
She believes that anyone can sing and has championed many a singer on their journey to 'reclaim their voice'.

An incredibly intuitive teacher and facilitator, Nikki draws on studies with Jo Estill at the Sydney Voice centre, twenty years as a peer counsellor, many years of experience and experimentation and post graduate study in Orff Shulwerk and the Kodaly approach. She is the programme manager for The Muse Community Music Trust through which she has initiated several innovative projects, for example the Random Acts of Music project.

Nikki Berry

Nikki's musical roots are as a singer/songwriter and bass player. She grew up in San Francisco and South Australia, and now lives in Christchurch, New Zealand. When she became a mother in 1987, she threw her energies into music education, designing instruments and working with children of all ages. Since then she has helped to create a vibrant singing community in Christchurch, which is supported by The Muse Community Music Trust.