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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

La Toussaint – A concert for All Saints Day: Chroma Chamber Choir

When: Sun 1 Nov, 2:30pm
Where: Nelson Cathedral
Chroma Chamber Choir and conductor Costa Simpson present a programme of choral music inspired by plainchant, featuring the sumptuous Requiem of Maurice Duruflé.

Lunchtime Concert: Violin and Piano Music by Women Composers

When: Thu 5 Nov, 1:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
From romance to political awakening, here is a smorgasbord by female composers presented by Violinist Margarita Jackson and Pianist Richard Mapp.

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra: Bach Extended

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When: Sat 7 Nov, 7:30pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Baroque Series presents Bach Extended performing four of JS Bach's most beloved works alongside two exceptional pieces by his sons Wilhelm & Carl.