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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

Venue Hire

BOOK OUR WORLD-CLASS FACILITIES
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

Cancelled – Chamber Music New Zealand: CALEFAX

When: Sat 6 Jun, 7:30pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
World renowned Calefax Reed Quintet are one of the most dazzling wind ensembles performing at present. Offering works by Bach, Mozart, Strauss and Fauré.

Online Lunchtime Concert: Louis Lucas-Perry

When: Thu 11 Jun, 1:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
Local pianist Louis Lucas-Perry will perform a range of solo piano music including Bach, Ravel, Liszt and Chopin. Don’t miss this delightful concert.

Online Lunchtime Concert: Raffaele Bandoli and Barry Korcheski

When: Thu 18 Jun, 1:00pm
Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
Raffaele returns to the Nelson School of Music Auditorium for his second lunchtime recital. Accompanied by piano he will perform jazz music from the classic American Songbook repertoire.