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

Stage One 2018

Stage One
When: Tue 23 Oct, 11:00am
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
For 4 days, Stage One will be a designated student stage held at Nelson Centre of Musical Arts, where primary and secondary students perform for the public in the wonderful heritage auditorium.

Bach Magnificat – Chroma Chamber Choir

When: Sun 18 Nov, 2:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
Chroma Chamber Choir, well-known for their precision, clarity and beautiful sound, present a programme celebrating the lead-in to Advent.

NSO Romance Mystery

When: Sat 24 Nov, 7:30pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
The highlight of the programme will be the return of young Nelson pianist Louis Lucas-Perry performing Rachmaninoff's dazzling concerto Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini on the Steinway Grand.