If performance will be part of your studies you will need to pass an audition as part of the application process.
2017 audition dates
Applications to study in 2017 are currently being accepted. Submit an application form as early as possible.
For study beginning Trimester One, 2018
Applications for study in 2018 are due by 20 July, 2017.
Our main audition round will be held in Wellington between 30 August – 5 September. There will be a second round of auditions held from 24-27 October, subject to availability of spaces. Master of Music Therapy auditions will be held in September and October.
If you missed these audition dates, contact:
Late applicants may be accepted, subject to the availability of places.
Most auditions are held at the New Zealand School of Music at Victoria University's Kelburn campus.
If there is enough interest from applicants, audition dates in Auckland and/or Christchurch may be arranged. You can register your interest in attending an audition outside of Wellington on your application form.
We welcome in-person and recorded auditions. To submit a recorded audition, read our recorded audition guidelines and contact:
Where to send applications
Completed applications can be posted to:
Classical or Jazz or Music Therapy [choose one]
New Zealand School of Music
PO Box 600
For more information about auditions, contact: