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FIND OUT WHAT CONCERTS AND
PERFORMANCES ARE IN THE WINGS

Learn

IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO
PICK UP AN INSTRUMENT

About NCMA

A UNIQUE AND
COLOURFUL HISTORY

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FOR YOUR NEXT CONCERT OR EVENT

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COMMUNITY OR SUPPORT NCMA

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

Finale Concerts 2020 Adam Summer School

When: Sun 16 Feb, 3:30pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
The Adam Summer School returns to Nelson to enthral audiences with two riveting Finale Concerts showcasing rising young stars of string and piano performance.

Finale Concerts 2020 Adam Summer School

When: Sun 16 Feb, 8:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
The Adam Summer School returns to Nelson to enthral audiences with two riveting Finale Concerts showcasing rising young stars of string and piano performance.

NCMA’s Lunchtime Concert Series: 2021 Adam Troubadours

Troubadours
When: Thu 20 Feb, 1:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
The 2020 Lunchtime Concert Series begins with the 2021 Adam Troubadours. This talented group of NZ's leading young chamber musicians will perform a programme of string quartet repertoire.