NWU School of Music & Conservatory is a prominent and highly-regarded institution for tertiary music study in South Africa. This website contains comprehensive information on who we are, what we do, and what we can offer to the dedicated music student.


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» Applications for music study in 2022 close on 31 July 2021.

» The 2021 timetable for the School of Music is now available to all students.

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» 1–9 Jul ~ Masterclasses for Grade 11 & 12

» 8–9 Jun • online ~ Of Life and Eternity: a celebration of the orchestral art song

» 23–24 May • online ~ Potch Trio in Concert

» Tue 11 May • 18:30 ~ Brass Collective: Brass Sketches

» Tue 4 May • 18:30 ~ Trio Joie de Vivre

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