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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» Conservatory building is 60 years old on 8 April

» Applications for postgraduate study (honours, masters & doctorate) in 2021 close on 30 SEPTEMBER 31 OCTOBER 2020.

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» 6-13 Oct ~ Eine Schubertiade I online concert

» 20-27 Oct ~ Behind the Iron Curtain online concert

» 22 Oct ~ Social Cohesion Through Music Engagement Online Symposium

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