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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.
2015 marks a special year for NZSM as it would have been Douglas Lilburn's 100th birthday on 2 November. Join us in a number of events to mark the legacy of Lilburn at Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music. See more
'No Surrender' an original composition by Umar Zakaria features NZSM students from 2014: Bryn van Vliet (alto saxophone), Kaito Walley (trombone), Calum Dundas (guitar), Umar Zakaria (bass), Kelly Ballard (drums), Salina Fisher and Laura Barton (violins), Alexa Thomson (viola), and Jack Hobbs (cello).
Musicology student redefines early 20th century NZ music
24 Mar 2015 Research by NZSM masters student Melissa Cross into Australasian composer Alfred Hill has redefined early twentieth century New Zealand music and Hill's place in our nation’s history.
- Jazz Project 2015 registrations open
- NZSM Welcomes Ara Guzelimian
- Music Students Orientation 2015
- New NZSM Composer in Residence named