New Beginnings

AND A NEW NAME FOR
NELSON SCHOOL OF MUSIC

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

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 our students. All 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

Michael Tsalka Blenheim Concert

baroque
When: Sat 10 Mar
Where: ASB Theatre Marlborough
Chopin & Co: The Marlborough Civic Orchestra with pianist Michael Tsalka & the Classical Jazz Quartet featuring Cathy Irons will play the ASB Theatre in Blenheim

Anderson & Roe Piano Duo

ANDERSON & ROE Piano Duo
When: Sun 18 Mar
Where: Old St John’s
Exploding genre boundaries, Anderson and Roe are as much at home with Mozart as they are with Daft Punk. For their New Zealand debut, the duo offer two dynamic programmes.

Michael Tsalka

baroque
When: Mon 26 Mar
Where: All Saints Church, Nelson
Michael Tsalka, a distinguished teacher and keyboard player will perform Johann Sebastian Bach with the newly formed Nelson School of Music Chamber Orchestra. A wonderful concert, not to be missed.