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

Lunchtime Concert: Zeb Wulff

When: Thu 5 Aug, 1:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
Nelson pianist Zeb Wulff will be performing a juxtaposition of old and new music from renaissance to the late 20th century.

Live Lounge Sessions – Mister Nobody

When: Fri 6 Aug, 5:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
Mister Nobody has his guitar and returns to Nelson with a solo set of dynamic and engaging batch of songs. You will hear popular music with jazz, blues and funky grooves.

The Shades Gratitude Tour

When: Sat 7 Aug, 5:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
The Shades are touring their long awaited new album release titled Gratitude. The album will be toured across 5 cities in NZ and the evening will share songs from this new album.