School of Music

School of Music

New Zealand's largest and most comprehensive music school.

Our school is a hub of performance, research and creativity.

About our School

Explore the range of programmes available at the School of Music.

Our programmes

The School is home to many leading performers, researchers and teachers with local and international experience.

Meet our staff

Meet our current students and hear from alumni thriving in the music industry.

Read their stories

We have a collection of student and staff ensembles who perform regularly.

Discover our ensembles

Territory of the Heart (2017) by composition student Riley Cahill

Watch the esteemed NZTrio perform School of Music student Riley Cahill's winning work from the biannual national tertiary NZTrio Composing Competition 2017.

Head to our YouTube channel for more performances from our staff and students

Keep up with the achievements of students, staff and graduates.

School of Music news

We regularly host events showcasing our students, staff and invited guests.

What's on

Staff and student explorations in pedagogy, composition, musicology and performance.

Latest research

Our students benefit from dedicated studios, rehearsal spaces, libraries and study areas.

Our facilities


Have a question about studying music at the University of Auckland? We're here to help.

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Visit us and take a tour of our specialist facilities.

Tour dates

Our Student Centre team is here to help with any study-related queries.

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