School of Music events


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


  • Opera Scenes 2017 (Creative Events, Music) Event as iCalendar
    22 September 2017 - 24 September 2017
    Opera Scenes is a snapshot of the future of New Zealand opera. Featuring talented students from the School of Music’s acclaimed voice programme and proudly supported by The Wallace Foundation.
  • School of Music Festival (Creative Events, Music) Event as iCalendar
    18 September 2017 - 01 October 2017
    The School of Music Festival is a fourteen-day celebration of music at the University of Auckland. The Festival will showcase the School’s diverse musical life and give an insight in the day-to-day life of students and staff.
  • The Karlheinz Company: Mouthpiece (Creative Events, Music) Event as iCalendar
    03 September 2017, 5 - 7pm
    The Karlheinz Company is the School’s flagship contemporary music ensemble, well known for presenting strong programmes of NZ and international repertoire.
  • Courses and Careers Open Day (Creative Events, Dance Studies, Architecture and Planning, Fine Arts, Music) Event as iCalendar
    02 September 2017, 9am - 3:30pm
    Welcome to Creative Arts and Industries. Come along to meet our staff and students and find out more about what you will study, how to get in and the career opportunities available when you graduate.
  • Raising the Bar (Creative Events, Dance Studies, Music) Event as iCalendar
    29 August 2017
    A one-off event featuring 20 University of Auckland academics speaking in 10 central Auckland bars.
  • Age of Discovery (Creative Events, Music) Event as iCalendar
    12 August 2017, 7:30 - 9pm
    Directed by James Tibbles, Age of Discovery is an early music organisation championing period instrument performances of pre-19th century music.
  • Take a tour of the School of Music (Creative Events, Music) Event as iCalendar
    04 August 2017, 12pm
    A one hour tour taking in the School of Music's practice and performance spaces, and the specialist music library. Enjoy a weekly lunchtime concert, and chat to staff about our music programmes, facilities, applications and enrolment
  • Summer Scholarships: What you need to know (Creative Events, Architecture and Planning, Dance Studies, Fine Arts, Music) Event as iCalendar
    20 July 2017, 3 - 4:30pm
    Join previous Summer Scholars and academic staff as they talk about the Summer Research experience, including a workshop on how to prepare your application.
  • Aurelian Piano Trio Farewell Concert (Creative Events, Music) Event as iCalendar
    17 July 2017, 7:30 - 9pm
    Aurelian Piano Trio, winners of the 2016 Pettman ROSL Arts International Chamber Music Scholarship, will present a farewell concert on the eve of their departure to the United Kingdom.
  • Wallace National Piano Competition 2017 (Creative Events, Music) Event as iCalendar
    13 July 2017 - 16 July 2017
    This biennial competition brings together 16 of New Zealand's best young pianists, competing for a total prize pool of $20,000.