Artistic excellence, high quality performance, breadth and diversity of musical experience and internationally informed professional teaching practices are central to studying music at the New Zealand School of Music.
Whether your ambition is to be a solo musician, an orchestral performer, opera singer, composer, arranger, historian or teacher—or to just study a few papers in Music—NZSM provides the ideal creative environment to help you achieve your music goals.
Why study at NZSM?
NZSM qualification pathways
Your music theory level
Papers for non-Music majors
We have papers that require no music knowledge which can support another major or degree.
Find out about our audition process and access application forms. Each year we audition around New Zealand.
Victoria University of Wellington has been contracted to process NZSM enrolments.
See our tuition fees for all NZSM courses for both domestic and international students
Find out about the personal qualities and specific skills you can expect to develop as you complete an NZSM qualification
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