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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

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

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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 – Reece Milton Trio

When: Fri 25 Jun, 5:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
Reece Milton on guitar and vocals, Isaac Stewart on Bass and Sam Edmonds on Drums. Reece Milton is a NZ Singer / Songwriter with three singles currently released.

New Zealand Doctors’ Orchestra Concert

When: Sun 27 Jun, 2:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
The New Zealand Doctors’ Orchestra is delighted to return to Nelson to perform Dvorák, Lilburn and Vaughan Williams. All proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the Nelson Tasman Hospice.

Lunchtime Concert: Mike Ford Tenor Horn

When: Thu 1 Jul, 1:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
Mike is the Principal Tenor Horn with the National Brass Band of New Zealand. He has won 18 National solo titles, and is much in demand as a soloist with brass bands around the country.