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Porirua youth orchestra Virtuoso Strings

Virtuoso Strings Charitable Trust has been on a musical mission for the past six years, giving young people in porirua more creative opportunities.

Founded in 2013, the orchestra started with around 16 students; now it has hundreds.

Taylor Aumua caught up with some of the orchestra’s rising stars during their holiday programme.

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