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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.
15 Oct 2014
NZSM 3rd year jazz drummer Jacob Randall has extended his excellent international profile in rock drumming, placing 3rd in the world in the Big Drum Bonanza held recently in Annaheim, California.
14 Oct 2014
Umar Zakaria, NZSM student jazz bassist and composer, recently returned with a second placing in the Jazz section of the international Bass 2014 Festival held in the Schouwburg Theatre in Almere, The Netherlands.
09 Oct 2014
Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music presents SAE 2014 – more than 20 installations, musical machines and robots representing the collaborative projects undertaken by second, third and fourth-year NZSM Sonic Arts and Victoria University Engineering students.
08 Oct 2014
Well, as it turned out, the concert was fabulous in parts – and interestingly enough the "soloist-and-orchestra" sequences stole the show! The [Tchaikovsky Violin] concerto got one of the most exciting performances of the solo part I've ever heard from Xin Jin, while soprano Amelia Berry's rendition of Barber's achingly nostalgic setting of childhood memories Knoxville: Summer of 1915 touched our hearts in a completely different way.
07 Oct 2014
Individuals shine in impressive orchestra display
05 Oct 2014
We were saddened to receive the news of the death of composer and educator John Ritchie, on the morning of his 93rd birthday, the 29th of September 2014.
04 Oct 2014
Postgraduate composition student Salina Fisher has extended her winning ways by taking first place in the 2014 NZSM Composers Competition with her work Komorebi, for violin and vibraphone.
26 Sep 2014
Dr Brian Diettrich, Lecturer in Ethnomusicology at NZSM, will be putting his research to educational use for local communities in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM).
25 Sep 2014
For the second year in a row, composer and NZSM Senior Lecturer Michael Norris has been selected as a finalist for the annual SOUNZ Contemporary Award.