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Nau mai haere mai
Welcome to Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music (NZSM), Victoria University of Wellington. As New Zealand’s pre-eminent provider of tertiary-level music education, research, composition and performance, we can offer you an outstanding range of possibilities for the study of music.
At NZSM you will find professionally active and internationally acclaimed, world-class staff, facilities and resources, and an abundance of collaborative and performance opportunities. In joining us, you will be challenged and extended by our outstanding students, teaching staff and illustrious visiting artists, but will emerge equipped to take on your future and join our long list of graduates succeeding nationally and internationally.
Our main campuses are located in Wellington—New Zealand’s cultural capital—offering you access to a vibrant music community and a wealth of diverse galleries, shops, beaches, restaurants and cafes, to broaden and enrich your student experience.
- Learn more about our Māori name - Te Kōkī
- A welcome from our Interim Director, Professor Emeritus Barrie Macdonald
Looking to study in the Classical Performance or Jazz Programmes at NZSM in 2015?
For these performance-based courses of study, you must first apply for an audition. Applications to audition were due by Friday 12 September 2014 ...BUT... some late applications may be considered. Don't delay though.
Click here to find the Application for Audition forms on our Auditions page, along with more information about the audition process for Undergraduate, postgraduate, Master of Music Therapy, or International students. Most auditions will be held in Wellington between 20 and 24 October 2014 but some auditions will be held in Auckland (11 October) and Christchurch (18 October). Register your interest in attending an audition outside of Wellington on your application form.
From Concertmaster to Composer in Residence
15 Sep 2014 The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Education team have announced that the 2015 NZSO National Youth Orchestra Composer in Residence is NZSM postgraduate violinist and composer Salina Fisher.
- NZSM wins Young Researcher competition
- Further success for NZSM singers
- CD Review: 'Voices from the Past'
- Visiting violin virtuoso creating ‘microverses’
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