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PERFORMANCES ARE IN THE WINGS

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About NCMA

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

Postponed – NCMA’s Celebration Series: NZTrio perform “Origins”

NZTrio
When: Sat 18 Apr, 7:30pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
Surely New Zealand's most indispensable ensemble - William Dart, NZ Herald. NCMA are delighted to present NZTrio "Origins" with music by Beethoven, Turnage, Ballard and more.

Postponed – Michael Houstoun and Rodger Fox in Concert

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When: Sun 19 Apr, 4:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
Big Band Jazz at NCMA with NZ music legends Michael Houstoun and Rodger Fox. Also featuring the Rodger Fox Big Band and guest vocalist Erna Ferry.

NCMA’s Lunchtime Concert Series: Anna Maitland & Richard Mapp

When: Thu 30 Apr, 1:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
Join flutist Anna Maitland and pianist Richard Mapp as they perform a programme of French music by Poulenc, Fauré, Dutilleux, Enescu and Messiaen.