Listen

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

Venue Hire

BOOK OUR WORLD-CLASS FACILITIES
FOR YOUR NEXT CONCERT OR EVENT

Get Involved

GET INVOLVED IN MUSIC IN OUR
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

Live Lounge Sessions – Klezoum Eastern Flavour

When: Fri 23 Apr, 5:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
"Klezoum - High energy music with an Eastern flavour. Expect a slightly random experience with this eclectic blend of musicians. Sophie Winnington, Tanya Nock, David Remnant, Alvaro Saura

Couch Stories presents “Tales of a Pandemic”

When: Sat 24 Apr, 7:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
Don’t miss this special night of ten true, personal and local stories plus a unique tale from a Nelsonian living in New York City.

Live Lounge Sessions – Trio Jackson

When: Fri 30 Apr, 5:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
NCMA favourites, Trio Jackson return with a different spin for our Live Lounge Session. Relax into your weekend and listen to some amazing local talent.