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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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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

Lunchtime Concert: Allison Cormack

When: Thu 11 Mar, 1:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
Allison is a classically trained Spinto Soprano. Allison studied singing at Victoria University, with a diploma in Performing Arts, also studied voice at Queensland Conservatorium of Music Brisbane

Lunchtime Concert: Aaron Epstein Piano

When: Thu 18 Mar, 1:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
American pianist Aaron Epstein has given concerts throughout the world, including in Germany, France, the U.S., New Zealand, and Russia. He studied piano and musicology at Yale University.

CMNZ presents Transfigured Night 2021

When: Fri 19 Mar, 7:30pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
Award-winning choreographer Loughlan Prior fuses dance with music in his adaption of Schoenberg’s ‘Verklärte Nacht’ – TRANSFIGURED NIGHT. Based on the mystical poem by Richard Dehmel.