Music can really speak to people and help them get through tough times

Bronwyn Halley is a contemporary country singer/songwriter from Dunedin, New Zealand. She believes that music can really speak to people and help them get through tough times. How did you start your musical career? I started learning music when i was 4. I learnt theory and I learnt the recorder for a couple of years. From there I moved on to the trumpet for a year, then flute for 3 years, before I eventually wanted to start singing at about […]

Introducing the Vinci Smart Hearable

Are you a lover of music? Then Vinci Hearable is a name that you’ll want to remember. It is the first music player with a built in artificial intelligence feature that will recommend personalized songs based on the body data and environmental status of the user. From the wearer, it collects information such as heart rate, current location, moving speed, and much more, analyses the data, and responds with various suitable and relevant music. Cathy Cao is the Overseas Business […]

New Zealand Music Month of May: iPad Orchestra

The idea of an iPad orchestra is not something that most people think that an iPad can do. For most, the iPad is only seen as the source of games. @thecgiteamnz were asked by the Pukekohe Library to join them in celebrating the New Zealand Music Month of May.    In 2001, the New Zealand Music Month was celebrated for the first time.  Back then it was to raise the profile of Kiwi artists on the airwaves.  Since then, it’s […]