Staff

View information about the staff at the New Zealand School of Music.

Filter staff on this page

Acting Head of School

Senior Lecturer · Head of Piano Studies
School of Music

Denis Adam Chair in Music

Classical Performance staff

Programme Director—Pouakorangi

Associate Professor · Programme Director for Classical Performance
School of Music

Programme staff—Ngā tūranga akorangi

Senior Lecturer · Head of Piano Studies
School of Music

Kathryn profile picture

Dr Kathryn Mosley

Coordinator of Collaborative Piano
School of Music

Associate Professor
Wellington Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Associate Professor
Wellington Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Associate Professor
School of Music

Senior Lecturer
School of Music

Teaching Fellows—Ngā Kaiwhakaako

  • Shannon Pittaway – Head of Brass and Wind, bass trombone
  • Owen Moriarty - Lecturer, Guitar

Artist Teachers—Ngā Kaiako Puoro

  • Matthew Allison – trombone
  • Patrick Barry – Clarinet
  • Nick Walshe - Clarinet
  • Mark Carter – Trumpet
  • Matthew Stein – Trumpet
  • Ellen Deverall – Clarinet
  • Bridget Douglas – Flute
  • Dr Kirstin Eade – Flute
  • Moira Hurst – Clarinet (orchestral studies)
  • Samuel Jacobs – French Horn
  • Andrew Jarvis – Tuba
  • Andrew Joyce – Cello (orchestral studies)
  • Richard Mapp – Piano
  • Douglas Mews – Early music specialist, keyboard
  • Robert Orr – Oboe
  • Joan Perarnau Garriga – Double Bass
  • Laurence Reese – Timpani
  • Kirsten Robertson – Accompaniment (wind)
  • Leonard Sakofsky – Percussion
  • Emma Sayers – Accompaniment
  • Nicola Melville
  • George Gao
  • Rueben Chin - Saxophone

Composition and Sonic Arts staff

Programme Director—Pouakorangi

Associate Professor
School of Music

Programme staff—Ngā tūranga akorangi

Professional Teaching Fellow in Composition
School of Music

Lecturer in Composition · Film scoring and digital orchestration
School of Music · Composition

Associate Professor
School of Music

Senior Lecturer in Sonic Arts/Music Technology
School of Music

Lecturer in Composition
School of Music

Senior Lecturer

School of Music

Emeritus Professor—Taiahorangi

Emeritus Professor
School of Music

Peter profile picture

Emeritus Professor
School of Music

Composer in Residence—Kaitito ā-noho

  • The current Composer in Residence is currently vacant. View details about the Composer in Residence scheme, including a list of past recipients.

Teaching Fellows—Ngā Kaiwhakaako

  • Carolyn Ayson
  • Penny Warren
  • Callum Allardice

Typesetter—Kaiwhakanikoniko, Wai-te-ata Music Press

  • Alistair Gilkison

Jazz Performance staff

Programme Director—Pouakorangi

Programme staff—Ngā tūranga akorangi

Senior Lecturer
School of Music

Senior Lecturer in Music
School of Music

Lecturer · Jazz drums and percussion.
School of Music · Jazz performance

Daniel profile picture

Lecturer, Teaching · Course Coordinator - Small Ensemble
School of Music · Jazz Performance

Teaching Fellow—Kaiwhakaako

Artist Teachers—Ngā Kaiako Puoro

  • Callum Allardice – Guitar
  • Jenny Bersola – Voice
  • Bryn van Vliet – Saxophone
  • Chris Beernink – upright bass, electric bass
  • Ben Hunt – trumpet, ensembles
  • Ella Dunbar-Wilcox – vocal technique, vocal improvisation, keyboard skills
  • Cory Champion – drums, ensembles
  • Jasmine Lovell-Smith – ensembles
  • Louisa Williamson – ensembles, improvisation
  • Johnny Lawrence – ensembles
  • Umar Zakaria – ensembles

Music Studies staff

Programme Director—Pouakorangi

Senior Lecturer
School of Music

Programme staff—Ngā tūranga akorangi

Senior Lecturer in Ethnomusicology
School of Music

Senior Lecturer in Music
School of Music

Associate Dean, Teaching and Equity
Wellington Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Music Therapy staff

Programme Director—Pouakorangi

Associate Professor
School of Music

Professional staff—Ngā tūranga awhinuku

School Manager
School of Music

Sofia profile picture

Sofia Machray

School Administrator · Events
School of Music

Alex profile picture

Alex Hoare

School Administrator
School of Music

Senior Technician

School of Music

Adjunct Professors

Rolf Gjelsten profile-picture photograph

Rolf Gjelsten

Adjunct Professor
School of Music

Helene Pohl profile-picture photograph

Helene Pohl

Adjunct Professor
School of Music