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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 at NZSM in 2015?
There are myriad opportunities for exploring music at NZSM:
Would you like to create music, to explore new ways of imagining and designing sound worlds?
~ Composition and Sonic Arts
Lilburn latest addition to NZ Music Hall of Fame
18 Oct 2014 Douglas Lilburn, who put the School of Music at Victoria University of Wellington 'on the map', will be inducted posthumously in to the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame at the 2014 APRA Silver Scroll Awards.
- Jacob Randall extends his international drumming profile
- Umar Zakaria – international Jazz bassist
- Musical machines and sonic engines
- Review: NZSM Orchestra – Middle C
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