Six ensembles from secondary schools throughout New Zealand compete for top honours in the final.
5. TrioAstor - Astor Piazzolla: Four Seasons Trio, Spring and Autumn
6. Druz'ya Quartet - Shostakovich: String Quartet No 8, Op 110, mvts 1, 2 and 3
Benjamin Sneyd-Utting (Senior Composition winner): Toroa Rising / Piwakawaka Dancing
Recorded 6 August 2017, Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington by RNZ Concert