Musical Culture

  • Musical Culture



Music has made a strong impact on history and contemporary culture all over the world. With this major, you will learn about the history and development of music throughout the ages, the modern music industry and Aotearoa New Zealand music in the first year.

From the second year onwards, you will also learn about Māori performance, popular music, musical philosophy and research, musical heritage of the western world, and musical practices, education and impact in the community.

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School of Music

Phone +64 3 369 3377

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Postal address
College of Arts | Te Rāngai Toi Tangata
University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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