Mr Aart Brusse, QSM, of Dunedin, for services to music
Aart Brusse taught at Tokomairiro High School, conducting the Milton Municipal Brass Band and directing local musicals. He taught Saturday Morning Music Classes and is currently Musical Director.
He was Bayfield High School’s Head of Music. He entered and rehearsed groups for the Chamber Music New Zealand competition and coordinated holiday courses.
He has been Musical Director for several Opera Company shows. He conducted the Central Otago Regional Orchestra and has taught cello at Bayfield High School.
Mr Brusse has tutored at the University of Otago’s Music Department and is a member of the medieval group Rare Byrds.