School of Music

The School of Music offers an exciting range of courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in performance, composition, digital music, ethno-musicology, music history and research, musicianship and music education. The new Bachelor of Music Degree to be rolled out in 2014 opens up a wide range of opportunities and pathways for students.

Research into Nelson Lakes National Park

20 April 2015 A UC postgraduate geology student has been exploring Red Hills in the Nelson Lakes National Park for groundwater springs. (read article)

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New Bachelor of Music Degree

Bachelor of Music Degree

The School of Music has introduced a Bachelor of Music degree. The degree has been constructed to address a broad range of career needs of aspiring professional musicians.

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School of Music Newsletter

Fresh and local .... Music on your doorstep.

Keeping you up to date with music events involving current and past staff and students

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15 May

New Head of School Associate Professor Glenda Keam

Head of School Associate Professor Glenda Keam

Glenda Keam a composer, teacher and respected leader has joined the School of Music staff.

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‘Cultivating an interest in areas outside of performance is very important...’

Hugh Roberts Studying towards a Bachelor of Music
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Announcements and Events

Events Coming Up for the School of Music

Composition Workshop

with Composer & Bassoonist
Ben Hoadley

Monday 18 May, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Where: UC School of Music Recital Room 205
Entry: Free and open to all

Ben Hoadley

Wednesdays at 1

UC School of Music

3rd Yr Voice Students

When: Wednesday 20 May 1:00-2:00pm
Where: St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral,
373 Manchester St.
Entry: $10, $5 unwaged