Music at Waikato

Welcome to Music

Waikato offers you the opportunity to study music with leading professional performers, composers and musicologists. Specialist facilities include the acclaimed Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber in the university's Academy of Performing Arts building.

Music at the University of Waikato is dynamic and progressive in outlook. Students benefit through teaching by staff who are not only highly qualified professionally but also are at the forefront in their fields nationally, and benchmarked to top international levels in key areas.

We teach Music in these streams:
Digital Music, Chamber Music, Composition, Māori Music, Performance and Western Music History.

Music on Facebook

The official Facebook Page of the University of Waikato Conservatorium of Music.

BMus Performance Auditions

Audition dates and forms for domestic and international performance students.

Concert Programme

Latest diary of Concerts, Lunchtime Recital Series, Opera, and Masterclasses


Offering a balanced, comprehensive curriculum with a criteria based assessment programme - Proudly accredited by the University of Waikato.