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.





Four UC students win Todd Awards

29 June 2015 Four University of Canterbury postgraduate students are among nine New Zealand university students to receive Todd Foundation Awards for Excellence. (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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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

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14 August 2015

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Partnership with CSM

The University of Canterbury has announced a key partnership with the Christchurch School of Music
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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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‘Study at master's level is giving me a much greater appreciation of the jazz culture...’

Jennine Bailey Studying towards an MA in Music
Vocal Tutor, CPIT Jazz School, Christchurch
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Application forms for 2016
  • Application form for Performance Course in Music - due by 17 October (PDF, 362KB)
  • Application for MusB (Hons) Performance Audition - due by 17 October (PDF, 187KB)
  • MUSA 120 Notated Composition 1A, MUSA 121 Songwriting 1 - due by 7 November (PDF, 139KB)

More Events for the School of Music after the break...

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