About the Mentor
Kim Halliday is a a brilliant multi-instrumentalist, skilled educator and international recording and touring artist. She has been a part of multiple cross-cultural collaborations including five albums with the Maori/Pacific/Celtic fusions of Pacific Curls and with cellist Alexander Ivashkin for the album Pacific Voyage.
Having performed at festivals on nearly every continent including WOMAD, City of London Festival, Borneo Rainforest World Music Festival, Vancouver Island Music Festival, Winnipeg Music Festival, and Ulsan World Music Festival (South Korea), Kim also travels regularly for musical projects on her native Rotuma (Fiji).
Kim is in high demand as a Mentor through our programmes and well known for her versatility, enthusiasm and teaching techniques that bring out the potential in every student!
Teacher Jonathan Wood of Ohinewai School says,
"Kim was fantastic and we worked as a team very well together. She was enthusiastic, well organised and professional."