Affiliate Organisation Events

Links to our Affiliate Organisation Events


Organisation Description Upcoming Events

The ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) is one of the world’s leading providers of music examinations. Its mission is to inspire achievement in music. The ABRSM supports high quality music making and learning around the world and offers pathways and resources for learners and teachers to help build musical skills.

Courses and Events

ANZCA Music Examinations is a non-profit examining body of the performing arts. ANZCA aims to provide music teachers and students with an examination system that is both accessible and innovative, combining the security of a proven format with an exciting range of repertoire. 

 Upcoming Events

The Aroha Quartet is committed to presenting string quartet works from western classical and avant-garde repertoire to traditional Chinese folk music, as well as works for larger forces through collaboration with numerous high-profile musicians.

Upcoming Events

CMNZ (Chamber Music New Zealand) is the largest presenter of top-quality chamber music concerts throughout New Zealand. Its mission is to nurture the love and understanding of music, create remarkable experiences, foster live music by solo performers and small ensembles as well as encourage and support New Zealand performers and composers.


What’s On



MENZA (Music Education New Zealand Aotearoa) is the national professional body that represents the interests of all music education sectors in New Zealand.

 Upcoming Events

Music Canterbury supports of all forms of musical activity and to encourage the active interest and participation of the community in all forms of music making

Upcoming Events

The New Zealand Choral Federation is a non-profit, incorporated organisation whose central purpose is to promote the performance, creation and enjoyment of choral music.


The New Zealand International Musicians and Artists Association is a charitable organization that aims to promote the advancement and development of the world’s music and art. Our goal is to support New Zealand culture through world cultural and artistic exchanges, building bridges and channels for musicians and artists


  NZMEB (New Zealand Music Examinations Board) is a quality, national alternative for music assessment. The NZMEB syllabuses include repertoire from New Zealand composers. NZMEB has course approval from the New Zealand Qualifications Authority, recognising commitment to high standards of achievement.  NZMEB Home page

ORFF New Zealand Aotearoa (ONZA) promotes the Orff Approach: a way of teaching music that explores the relationship between music, movement and speech. It approaches musical learning in active ways that are responsive to the interests, contexts and abilities of students. We provide professional development opportunities for teachers and musical events for children

St Cecilia Examinations is a division of the St Cecilia School of Music and has been providing music examinations and tuition in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Europe for over 40 years. St Cecilia’s aim is to offer musicians a fair and honest assessment of their ability through an exciting and innovative examination process.

Updates and News

The School of Music, University of Canterbury, provides degree level training and education in music for aspiring and emerging musicians and postgraduate education for upskilling and further research.   Event Calendar
SOUNZ champions the music of Aotearoa New Zealand, connecting performers, presenters, teachers, composers, artistic directors and broadcasters with New Zealand music. SOUNZ maintains and develops a diverse collection of quality New Zealand music resources and makes them available for loan, hire and sale, accessed through SOUNZ online or by visiting SOUNZ.   Upcoming Events
  Trinity College London is a leading international examinations board and independent education charity that has been providing assessments around the world since 1877. Trinity specialises in the assessment of communicative and performance skills covering music, drama, combined arts and English language. Its aim is to inspire teachers and learners.


Upcoming Events



Links to other Music and Educational Organisations

Organisation Description Upcoming Events
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra is Auckland’s leading performing arts organisation and the city’s resident fill time professional symphony orchestra.  What’s On 
  CNZ (Creative New Zealand) encourages, promotes and supports the arts in New Zealand for the benefit of all New Zealanders through funding, capability building, CNZ’s international programme and advocacy.  News and Blogs
The Dame Malvina Major Foundation helps talented young performing artists to achieve their potential by providing financial assistance, performance opportunities and professional guidance, supporting them to prepare for professional careers. This is done through a range of grants, prizes and scholarships, including the Emerging Artists Programme with New Zealand Opera.

News & Events

Grants and Scholarships

Internships with NZ Opera

  The Ministry of Education is the Government’s lead advisor on the education system, shaping direction for education agencies and providers and contributing to the Government’s goals for education in New Zealand. EDUCANZ (Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand) is the professional body for New Zealand teachers and champions best practice and leadership.  Recent News

MThNZ (Music Therapy New Zealand) works to raise awareness and understanding of music therapy in order to advance the provision of music therapy to all who will benefit from these services. 

Upcoming Events

  NEWZATS (New Zealand Association of Teachers of Singing) is dedicated to excellence in the vocal arts. NEWZATS supports and develops all those actively performing, teaching, studying or with an interest in the art of singing within New Zealand and is committed to supporting singing across all genres and styles.  Upcoming Events
  NZSO (New Zealand Symphony Orchestra) is the national symphony orchestra whose vision is to provide musical experiences that inspire all New Zealanders.  Upcoming Concerts

Rockschool provides graded music examinations and performance diploma in rock music. 

Exam Dates