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Lawrence Arabia to Perform at NCMA


It seems like only yesterday that the extensive full-band touring iteration of Lawrence Arabia breezed across New Zealand on his acclaimed and vibrant, 2019 Singles Club national…

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The Big Spring Sing

An Amazing Experience for Concert Goers This weekend Nelsonians can experience a unique Mass Choir singing to the audience from all sides of Nelson College…

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Homecoming for Former Concertmaster

Mention the name Yid Ee Goh amongst the Nelson music community and you get a unanimous response – a lovely man and a talented musician….

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Scholarship Competition Winners – 2019

It’s been a busy weekend here at NCMA with our annual scholarship competition taking place. Over 100 NCMA students performed in over 30 categories over…

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A Review of The Archduke

It is indeed a privilege to be offered such a high standard at NCMA lunchtime concerts. The performance of Beethoven’s Archduke Trio for Piano, Violin and…

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A Distinctly Italian Flavour At NCMA


Think of Italy and it conjures up images of art, architecture, the food and the sounds of Vivaldi, Verdi, Tartini and more. For a taste…

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NSO presents Aotearoa Showcase

Four composers and three soloists, all New Zealanders, feature in Aotearoa, a richly flavoured concert by the Nelson Symphony Orchestra conducted by James Donaldson, the…

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Harmen Vanhoorne to Perform at NCMA

ABI Music and Nelson City Brass present International Connet/Trumpet Virtuoso Harmen Vanhoorne 7pm | Friday 2nd August In conjunction with ABI Music/Besson don’t miss the…

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Line Up for Season 3 Lunchtime Concerts

NCMA ANNOUNCES ARTIST LINE UP FOR SEASON 3 LUNCHTIME CONCERT SERIES The Nelson Centre of Musical Arts has launched its latest programme of artists for…

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Notice of NCMA 2019 AGM


In accordance with clause 20.1 of the Trust’s Rules, the 2019 Annual General Meeting is to be held on: Thursday 4th July at 6:00 –…

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French Flavours on Bastille Day

NCMA’s next Celebration Series concert features well-known violinist John Thomson and pianist Monica Chang who perform as the Emanon Duo. John is well known in…

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New Collaboration For Artists & Musicians


Artists from across the region are invited to paint or draw during two lunchtime concerts, held at the Nelson Centre of Musical Arts on Thursday…

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NZ Guitar Quartet to perform at NCMA

AOTNZ presents New Zealand Guitar Quartet at NCMA – Sunday 7thJuly The New Zealand Guitar Quartet bring an infectious energy to the stage! Fresh from…

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Levity Beet to perform at NCMA

AWARD WINNING CHILDREN’S MUSICIAN LEVITY BEET TO PERFORM AT NCMA DURING SCHOOL HOLIDAYS If you’re looking for something to do with the kids during the…

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Congratulations to Nigel Weeks, QSM


Many congratulations to Nigel from everyone in the Nelson-Tasman music community. Nigel was awarded the Queen’s Service Medal in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours. This…

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Celebrating 125 Years of Music at NCMA

KEYBOARD SPECIALIST AND FORMER NELSON RESIDENT, DOUGLAS MEWS TO PERFORM ON NCMA’S 125TH BIRTHDAY Nelson Centre of Musical Arts is celebrating its 125th birthday on Sunday 9th June….

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Hollie Smith to perform at NCMA

Hollie Smith and The Committee

HOLLIE SMITH & THE COMMITTEE TO PERFORM AT NELSON CENTRE OF MUSICAL ARTS One of NZ’s most iconic and soulful musicians, Hollie Smith returns to…

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NCMA’s Celebration Series: Douglas Mews

Bach and Handel at the Keyboard Douglas Mews, once a Nelson resident, returns to play the Cawthron Organ and NCMA harpsichord in a recital of…

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