Heads of Department and Programme Leaders

Chris Orange

Programme Leader - Certificate and Diploma In Contemporary Music Performance

Performing on bass in seminal NZ punk bands The Terrorways (1979-80) and The Features...

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Chris Orange

Christopher Cox

Programme Leader - DJ and Electronic Music Production

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Christopher Cox

Daryl Tapsell

Programme Leader – Audio Engineering and Music Production

Daryl Tapsell counts himself lucky that music has played a key role in every...

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Daryl Tapsell

Dave Stone

Programme Leader - Live Sound and Event Production

David is a MAINZ Graduate (Certificate in Audio Engineering and Music Production) from 1993...

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Dave Stone

Ivan Shevchuk

Programme Leader - Cert Audio Engineering and Music Production

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Ivan Shevchuk

Dr John Bassett

Programme Manager – Audio Degree

Dr John Bassett role is establishing and overseeing the roll-out of the Bachelor of...

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Dr John Bassett

Mark Dixon

Programme Leader Trades

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Mark Dixon

Paul Bimler

Programme Leader - Certificate In DJ and Electronic Music Production

Academic Profile BA (English),  Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (GradDpTchLn) Currently studying towards M.Ed. Endorsed in...

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Paul Bimler

Peter O'Sullivan

Operations Manager South – Industry Training

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Peter O'Sullivan

Phil Oxenham

Programme Leader – Foundation Sound and Music

Working and performing with “music obsessives” is the best part about being a MAINZ...

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Phil Oxenham

Tony McMaster

Head Live Sound

Tony’s been playing in bands and doing sound for about half a century, since...

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Tony McMaster

Warren Smith

HOD - Trades

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Warren Smith

Dave Ritchie

HOD - Outdoor Education

Dave has been operating in the outdoors for the last 25 years and has...

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Dave Ritchie

Dr Mark Baynes

Programme Manager – Music Degree

Dr. Mark Baynes is a contemporary pianist, accompanist and composer, specialising in improvised music...

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Dr Mark Baynes

Dr John Bassett

Programme Manager – Audio Degree

John brings a wealth of experience to MAINZ, both as a live sound and...

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Dr John Bassett

Kingsley Melhuish

Programme Leader MEM

 

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Kingsley Melhuish