School of Music

Do you want to study music at New Zealand's leading university? Whether your ambition is to be a solo musician, an orchestral performer, a professional songwriter, a composer, arranger, producer, journalist, researcher, historian or teacher, the University of Auckland’s School of Music provides the ideal environment to help you develop to your full potential.

Many of our graduates have achieved national and international recognition, including sopranos Margaret Medlyn and Morag Atchison, concert pianist John Chen, flautist Alexa Still, and composers Dame Gillian Whitehead, Eve de Castro-Robinson and John Rimmer.


  • About the School of Music

    A brief history of the School, and information about facilities, resources and creative partnerships.

  • Study options

    Find out about the range of programmes offered in Music at the University of Auckland.

  • Music academic staff

    View profiles and contact details of the teaching staff in the School of Music.

  • Research

    Some examples of research being undertaken by staff and students at the School of Music.

  • Meet our students and graduates

    Music students and graduates share their insights and experiences.

  • Chamber Choir

    Read about The University of Auckland Chamber Choir, a brilliant ensemble comprising current music students and professional-level artist practitioners.

Music Events

  • Singularity (Creative Events, Architecture and Planning, Dance Studies, Music) Event as iCalendar
    02 November 2016, 7:30 - 9pm
    Contemporary architects, choreographers, dancers, composers, musicians, designers and computer programmers have joined forces to present a unique hyper-real experience.

Events Brochure

You can download the 2016 School of Music events brochure and calendar here

School of Music

Building 250
6 Symonds Street, Auckland
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General enquiries: 09 923 4660

For further information contact:
The University of Auckland Student Information Centre
Phone: 0800 61 62 63