Join New Zealand’s most renowned music school and benefit from our outstanding and comprehensive range of learning opportunities in music.

Study with professionally celebrated and internationally acclaimed staff in the beautiful capital city of Wellington, and take advantage of the many artistic and cultural opportunities on offer.


Follow your dream to make music your career or study it to enrich your life. Learn at this country's leader in music education, the New Zealand School of Music—Te Kōkī.

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Available subjects

  • Classical Performance
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Instrumental/Vocal Composition
  • Jazz Performance
  • Music
  • Musicology
  • Music Studies
  • Music Therapy
  • Performance
  • Popular Music Studies
  • Sonic Arts and Music Technology
Wellington Town Hall

A national centre of musical excellence

Find out more about the major philanthropic campaign to create a world-class centre of musical, cultural and educational excellence in the capital city.

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Upcoming events

  • Lunchtime Concert: Eilish Wilson

    Saxophonist Eilish Wilson is excited to present a few original songs as well as a…

    Venue: Adam Concert Room

  • VICWIC Presents: A Celebration

    Join VICWIC (Victoria Women, Non-Binary, and Genderqueer in Composition) for an afternoon celebrating the music…

    Venue: Adam Concert Room

  • Combo Competition

    The Wellington Jazz Club hosts this year's NZSM Combo Competition, featuring a range of student…

    Venue: Meow

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Latest news

  • Musicians posing with trophies in the Christchurch Town Hall

    Wellington Brass win third consecutive National title

    The Wellington Brass Band, under musical director David Bremner, have won the National Brass Band Championships in Christchurch, the band's third consecutive win and seventh win in the last decade.

  • Lecturer Lance Philip alongside the Sancta Maria College Big Band, winners of the Jazz Project Most Outstanding Big Band.

    NZSM Jazz Project

    The annual New Zealand School of Music—Te Kōkī Jazz Project was held earlier this month. Dr Dave Wilson and  Dr Rodger Fox led the two-day event.