Programmes for younger students

Information about New Zealand School of Music—Te Kōkī programmes for pre-tertiary students.

NZSM offers a programme for school-aged students - the Young Musicians Programme.


YMP violin students perform a chamber piece at St Andrews on The Terrace in 2016.

Young Musicians Programme

The Young Musicians Programme allows pre-tertiary students access to the New Zealand School of Music’s world-class teaching and facilities.

YMP senior student performs at a YMP concert.

STAR tertiary course

Find out about the STAR course, a first-year university level course available to Year 12 and 13 instrumental students.