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PERFORMANCES ARE IN THE WINGS

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About NCMA

A UNIQUE AND
COLOURFUL HISTORY

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Nelson Centre of Musical Arts (NCMA)

An internationally renowned community hub for all things musical in the Nelson-Tasman region

About NCMA

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts is the new name for Nelson School of Music. We're a community hub for all things musical. Whether you want to learn an instrument, perform as part of a group or come to one of our concerts, there is something for all.

Education programmes

With a history of delivering music education across the Nelson-Tasman region, NCMA offers an ever-growing range of classes and groups to meet the musical needs of students. Classes are run by professional teachers who are accredited to NCMA.

Venue hire

NCMA's world-class facilities are available to hire. We offer a unique performance venue, rehearsal spaces and studios. Talk to us today about booking our facilities for your next concert, event or private function. We'll be happy to help.

Upcoming events

Jonathan Tanner in Concert with Anna Maksymova

When: Tue 14 Jul, 7:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
Nelson-born violinist, Jonathan Tanner, returns with Anna Maksymova to perform a dynamic programme of Beethoven, Ysaye, Franck Sonata and more...

Free Online Lunchtime Concert: Zeb Wulff

When: Thu 16 Jul, 1:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
Zeb Wulff is a local performer and composer. He studied at Massey Conservatorium under Richard Mapp and Emma Sayers. Zeb will perform Liszt’s B minor Sonata

Free Online Lunchtime Concert: 3 sisters, 4 keyboards

When: Thu 23 Jul, 1:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
Combined concert featuring NCMA's Cawthron pipe organ and Steinway, encompassing a spectrum of classical and contemporary composers from Beethoven to Mons L. Takle.