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.





UC commended in quality audit

24 March 2015 A four-year academic audit report has commended the UC on wide-ranging and effective contributions made by students to the university's planning, reviews and services. (read article)

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New Bachelor of Music Degree

New Bachelor of Music Degree

From 2014 the School of Music has introduced a new Bachelor of Music degree. The new degree has been constructed to address a broad range of career needs of aspiring professional musicians.

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Newsletter

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

Read our latest online Newsletter - listed 28 March 2015

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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‘For me, the best thing about studying at UC is the quality of the tuition...’

Stephen Watson Studying towards a Bachelor of Music with Honours
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Announcements and Events

Events Coming Up for the School of Music

John Chrisstoffels

UC School of Music Composition Workshop:

Noted Composition

When: Monday 30 March, 3:30-5:00pm
Where: UC School of Music Room 205
Entry: Free

Rowena Simpson:

The Basic Principles of Baroque Singing


When: Tuesday, 31 March, 1.00 - 2.00pm
Where: UC School of Music Room 205
Entry: Free

Baroque Singing

Baroque Singing

Tony Mitchell Presents: 'Flat City Sounds:

A Psychogeography of Popular Music in Christchurch'


When: Tuesday, 2 April, 1.00 - 2.00pm
Where: UC School of Music Room 205
Entry: Free