The Artists

Jackie Clarke

Jackie ClarkeJackie Clarke’s illustrious career has seen her on stage (Mamma Mia, Porgy and Bess) and screen ( judging NZ Idol) , as well as performing with The Lady Killers (with Tina Cross and Suzanne Lynch), When the Cat’s Been Spayed, Jubilation Gospel Choir, The Darlings and guesting with Dave Dobbyn, Annie Crummer, and more! Jackie was a core artist of the iconic Coca Cola Christmas in the Park events for many years and has sung with all the major orchestra’s in New Zealand and been asked back! Jackie is also much in demand as an M.C and voice artist.

Nathan King

Nathan KingNathan King is a gifted and passionate songwriter. Only five years after strumming that first chord, Nathan found his songs and exceptional voice at the heart of multi-platinum, award-winning success as his band Zed saw their debut album shoot to number one. Nathan found himself honing his craft in front of thousands of fans in Australasia touring with Robbie Williams and Coldplay and throughout the US and Europe. He has won a Tui for Best Male Vocalist at the New Zealand Music Awards, released two solo albums and is currently working with his new band ‘Twin Cities’ and running ‘Hum Studios’ in Auckland.

The Music Directors

Chris Lam Sam

Chris Lam SamChris Lam Sam is one of New Zealand's most recognised (and busy!) musical entertainers amongst young audiences. After performing for 14 years with his band for kids 'The Funky Monkeys', Chris now regularly performs as Animateur at education concerts run by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Music NZ, and as the presenter for the musical 'Sailor Asthma Show' in up to 100 schools each year for the Asthma Foundation of NZ. He makes frequent appearances as Master of Ceremonies at Te Papa Museum where he also performs his own solo musical shows for families. He is also the Chair of the Goodtime Foundation charitable trust, a champion for the Kiwi Kids Music Collective steered by Suzy Cato, and he continues to enjoy working in his rile as Kids for Kids Music Director - which he began way back in 2009!

Brooke Baker

Brooke BakerBrooke is a creative soul. she is a professional photographer, is a performing musician & director of community choir, a graphic designer, filmmaker. Brooke enjoys riding her vintage bike, a jolly good laugh, an early morning jog, time exploring, reading or hearing a decent story & generally enjoying whatever life throws her way. Brooke loves to work with interesting creative humans, old & new, who revel in life & celebrate what they love.

Courteney Mayall

Courteney MayallCourteney Mayall is a singer, actor, and performer who most regularly works in Musical Theatre productions. She has been involved in theatre in a variety of roles, both on-stage and backstage, and she loves every opportunity to get on stage and sing. Courteney loves getting into character and bringing life to every role she performs. Outside of the theatre, Courteney creates an array of character voices for various audio recordings and film, utilised by a range of international projects.