For proficient performers, UC offers individual lessons and group classes in a wide range of musical instruments and voice, alongside opportunities to join large and small ensembles and the UC Chamber Choir, Consortia.
Classes are also offered in Conducting for all Bachelor of Music students at 300-level.
How to apply
Entry into the Performance major is by application and an audition. Application forms are available on Te Kura Puoro | School of Music website. Early auditions begin 22 August. Applications should be submitted by 20 September.
Majoring in Performance will provide you with essential experience as a soloist and ensemble performer, participating regularly in public performances in Ōtautahi Christchurch city and beyond. Many UC graduates have gained professional positions in orchestras, choirs, musical theatre, and broadcasting. Other career paths include music education, music therapy, and arts administration and leadership.
People with strong musical talents are highly sought after by event organisers and arts businesses.
Find out more about what you can do with a degree in Music.
Music building – see campus maps – and Arts Centre, 3 Hereford Street Christchurch
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