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.


Discovery channel filming giant catapult in action

9 April 2014 One of the biggest documentary television channels in the world, Discovery, will be filming a University of Canterbury giant catapult volcanic research project later today. (read article)

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New Bachelor of Music Degree

New Bachelor of Music Degree

From 2014 the School of Music will introduce 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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4th edition of in Tune

4th edition of in Tune.

in Tune will keep music practitoners and supporters in Christchurch up to date with what is happening in the School. The August issue introduces the new Bachelor of Music degree commencing in 2014.

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New Head of School Associate Professor Glenda Keam

New Head of School Associate Professor Glenda Keam

An Introduction by Robert Constable - Glenda Keam a composer, teacher and respected leader joins the School of Music staff.

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‘I can choose when to practise so I can fit other things around my study...’

Carolyn Irons Studying towards a Bachelor of Music
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Announcements and Events

Events at the School of Music this week

details to follow....