Musical Arts Education for All

At NCMA, our mission is to make education in music and the arts accessible, affordable and inclusive.

Musical arts education for everyone

With a long history in delivering music education across the Nelson-Tasman region, NCMA offers an ever-growing range of classes and groups to meet the musical needs of our students.

Professional teachers who are accredited to teach at NCMA run all our classes and groups.

Our musical offerings include free beginner classes, affordable classes, groups (orchestras, ensembles, bands, choirs, pre-school music) and individual tuition. Please use the menu on the right of this page to search for classes or teachers.

Found something you like?

Found something you like?  Please get in touch with us either by completing our online enquiry form or by calling us during working hours on 03 548 9477.

Student enrolment

If you sign up for a NCMA class or group, or your individual lessons are held at NCMA, we kindly ask that you to enrol as a NCMA student. For further information about enrolment, please visit our enrolment page.

We look forward to supporting you on your musical journey.

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