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 (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

2019 Nelson International Adam Chamber Music Festival

Adam Chamber Music Festival
When: Thu 31 Jan, 8:00am
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
The Adam Chamber Music Festival returns to Nelson Centre of Musical Arts (NCMA) in 2019! Tickets for this highly popular music festival go on sale on Monday 1st October at 9am. Don't miss out.

Finale Concerts 2019 Adam Summer School

When: Sun 17 Feb, 3:30pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
The Adam Summer School returns to Nelson to enthral audiences with two spectacular Finale Concerts, showcasing New Zealand and Australian string and piano students in performance.

Finale Concerts 2019 Adam Summer School

When: Sun 17 Feb, 8:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
The Adam Summer School returns to Nelson to enthral audiences with two spectacular Finale Concerts, showcasing New Zealand and Australian string and piano students in performance.