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

Duo Jackson

Duo Jackson
When: Thu 21 Jun, 12:30pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
Established Nelson musicians Duo Jackson perform a varied programme featuring works by Granados, Phillip Houghton, Torroba and Carmichael. Join us for some music at lunchtime.

Fiona Pears

Fiona Pears
When: Sat 23 Jun, 7:30pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
Fiona Pears performs live in concert with her band, in Nelson for one night only! Fiona will perform a mix of styles including tango, gypsy and a touch of classical music.

NCMA Student Concert Term 2 2018

NCMA Student Concert
When: Sun 24 Jun, 2:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
Come along and hear NCMA students perform at this end of term concert. Students will showcase what they have been learning in their lessons. Everyone is welcome and entry is by koha/donation.