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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

Venue Hire

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

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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

NBS Live Lounge: The Flightless Birds

When: Fri 1 Jul, 5:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
Joined together through their love of musical theatre, Amanda Crehan, Deanne Kilpatrick and Jane Bayley blend their voices to form a close harmony vocal trio in tribute to The Andrews Sisters and The

Composers Association of NZ Opening Concert

When: Wed 6 Jul, 7:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
The opening concert will introduce works by some of this year's composer mentors.

Lunchtime Concert: Dixie Swing Band

When: Thu 7 Jul, 12:30pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
A mix of traditional jazz from the early 1900’s to the swing style music of the 1930’s onwards.