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.

Music

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.

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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

Black Lives Matter

The New Zealand School of Music—Te Kōkī affirms its support for the goals of the Black Lives Matter movement, and its commitment to addressing systemic racism, injustice, and violence.

E tū! Stand up
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Music students

Apply to audition

Keen to join one our of performance programmes in 2021? Applications are due by 20 July. This year our auditions will be held using recordings and video conference interviews.

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Meet our students

Meet some of the students studying at the New Zealand School of Music - Te Kōkī

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Lily Shaw
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

  • Open Day

    Get a taste of what you can expect as a NZSM student by coming along…

    Venue: Adam Concert Room

  • 2020 NZSM Combo Competition

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

    Venue: Meow

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