Courses: BACHELOR OF MUSIC, BACHELOR OF ARTS, MASTER OF MUSIC, DOCTOR OF MUSICAL ARTS, DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (MUSIC), GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN ARTS (MUSIC)
Duration: Three years for Bachelor’s degree (full time).
Commences: 21 February 2022
Entry criteria: MusB, BA; University Entrance. Performance courses require successful audition.
Emphasis:UC School of Music offers a vibrant range of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. We four majors: Performance, Composition, Creative Music Technology, and Music Studies. Music is also offered as a major and minor in the BA. The programme fosters collaboration and engagement with the community.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music (Hons), Master of Music, Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Philosophy (Music), Graduate Diploma in Arts (Music).
Career prospects: Our graduates work as performers, composers, music educations, arrangers, songwriters, musical leaders, arts administrators, and music therapists, as well as in journalism, TV and radio; publishing; event management; recreational health and therapeutic services; and many related careers.
Facilities: Performance, rehearsal and practice rooms; computer/keyboard labs; recording facilities.
Lecturers and Tutors: Dr. Francis Yapp, Dr. Reuben de Lautour, Dr. Justin DeHart, Professor Mark Menzies, Professor Jonathan Le Cocq, Hamish Oliver, and 30 Performance Tutors who are prominent Christchurch musicians, including Lauren Barus (L.A. Mitchell), Zara Ballara, Tim Emerson, Mike Fudakowski, and leading members of the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra.
Prominent graduates:Annabel Alpers, Chris Archer, Jennine Bailey, Dudley Benson, Jun Bouterey-Ishido, Ashley Brown, Christopher Bruerton, Justine Cormack, Reuben Derrick, Luke Di Somma, Amina Edris, John Emeleus, Bryony Gibson-Cornish, Ross Harris, Jared Holt, David Kelly, Mark Menzies, Gemma New, Polly Ott, Rachelle Pike, Martin Riseley, Oliver Sewell, Naomi van den Broek, Sarah Watkins, Stephen Watson, Anna Whitaker, and Miranda Wilson.
Applications close: Applications for auditions (Performance Courses) 20 September 2021.
University of Canterbury School of Music
Address: PO Box 4800, Christchurch 8140
Contact: School of Music Administrator
Phone: (+64) 3 369 3377