Facilities and resources

You’ll find that the School of Music is well equipped with a number of teaching and rehearsal spaces, and several composition and recording studios.

There is a lot on offer in terms of facilities and resources at the School of Music. As well as plenty of teaching and rehearsal spaces at its main Symonds Street building, there are additional studios, practice spaces and recording facilities located at the Kenneth Myers Centre (KMC) on Shortland Street.
KMC is used for the teaching and learning of jazz, popular music, sound and dance, and also houses the Gus Fisher Gallery. There are many exciting opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration.

Other special resources

Music Theatre

The 155-seat Music Theatre, which has excellent acoustics and a sophisticated lighting system, can be used as a performance space for dramatic productions, music lectures, concerts and rehearsals.

Music and Dance Library

The Music and Dance Library, located in the main School of Music building, houses a wide selection of audio-visual material and international music journals. The emphasis is on western art music since the Middle Ages and, to a lesser extent, ethnomusicology, jazz and popular music.

Learn more: Music and Dance Library