Welcome to Russell Scoones Music

I am based in Auckland, New Zealand. Check out my music with The VERANDAHS, Kid's music and LET'S GO HOME, Music Therapy and music composition for dance.

April 2014. The music continues...

NEWS!!! Sound Art. The Freight, a new collaboration with designer Kasia Pol was launched at The Performance Arcade in February on Wellington's waterfront. A huge monumental work that intrigued and captivated up to 10,000 people. Hear an excerpt: The Freight

Lots of new songs for kids on the go lately and hope to get a new album out this year. LET'S GO HOME, an album of original songs for children, released DEC 9 2012 and is available online. See the video here Let's Go Home Buy the album here: Let's Go Home or at my performances.

THE VERANDAHS are in pause mode, but I've been writing lots of songs so hope to get together with the band soon. Like us on facebook The Verandahs. Check out the video for Someday One day The Verandahs Someday One Day

1000 Lovers was performed during the Auckland Arts Festival in March 2013. A collaboration between Carol Brown, Dorita Hannah and myself. See an excerpt here 1000 Lovers

VESSELS, the sound art piece premiered in 2012 has been invited to be remounted at the Taranaki Festival of the Arts this August.

CHILDREN'S MUSIC sessions take place at Cafes in Auckland. ONE 2 ONE CAFE at 121 Ponsonby Rd on TUESDAYS 9.30 and 10.30, and GARNET STATION at 85 Garnet Rd, Westmere, WEDNESDAYS 9.30 and 10.30. I am lucky enough to get asked to play at lots of kids birthday parties too, which are always lots of fun.

My work continues with the Raukatauri Music Therapy Centre rmtc

Russell Scoones. Credit RS Open Window. Credit Beverly Savinski

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