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  • 'The Luminaries' TV series an all-NZSM musical affair

    The new TV adapation of Eleanor Catton's Booker Prize-winning novel The Luminaries screened on TVNZ One on Sunday 17 May.  The epic soundtrack to the series was created almost entirely by staff and alumni of the New Zealand School of Music—Te Kōkī (NZSM).

  • Images left to right/top to bottom: 
1) A sunflower is rendered as a fractal animation by MDT student Conner Allen, and appears in (b)loom, another film by MFA(CP) Film students.
2) Thomas and his Composition students work together on their Bloom 2019 pieces.
3) This fractal animation was created by MDT Carldrifter Zou for the film 'Lux Aeterna.'
4) A waterfall in the Botanic Garden’s Peace Garden provided inspiration for Amnis, one of the MFA(CP) Film students’ works.

    Bloom 2019: A botanical soundscape

    Composition lecturer Thomas Voyce writes about NZSM's Bloom 2019 installation at Begonia House for the 150th anniversary of the Wellington Botanic Garden.

  • NZSM brings together cinema and live orchestra for showcase

    The New Zealand School of Music—Te Kōkī (NZSM) is celebrating the learning and achievements of its film composition students and graduates in its first annual Film Scoring Showcase. Hosted by the Roxy Cinema in Miramar, the Showcase will feature a 28-piece orchestra of NZSM students who will perform a series of film score compositions live to accompany films on the big screen.