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Study Music

We offer Western classical music, contemporary rock music, music technology and world music

 If you want to develop as a performer, a composer or a songwriter we have stimulating papers in the creation of music to explore to a high level.

Find out more about Music as an undergraduate subject

Find out more about Music as a postgraduate subject

Music Rehearsal rooms

Go to the online booking site where you can book music rehearsal rooms

Music Scholarships and Prizes

Dunedin Symphony Orchestra Scholarship for Orchestral Performance

$5000 to foster the performance careers of exceptionally talented musicians who have demonstrated a strong and clear commitment to an orchestral career.

Go to the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra scholarship information and application form.

Scholarships for Scottish Piping and Scottish Drumming

David A Grant Memorial Scholarship in Scottish Piping and Scottish Drumming

(for the first year of study at the University of Otago)

This scholarship was established in 2008 by Dr Peter and Mrs Ruth Grant, in memory of their ancestor David A Grant, to assist a student who has demonstrated outstanding ability in solo performance in Scottish piping, and a student who has demonstrated outstanding ability in Scottish drumming.

Applications close 1 December.

Go to the David A Grant scholarships information and application forms.

Alexander Leith Bagpipe and Drum Scholarship

(for the first year of study at the University of Otago)

Established by the descendants of Alexander and Margery Leith in 2008 to assist students who have demonstrated an outstanding level of merit in solo performance in either Scottish piping or drumming and all-round academic ability, to attend the University of Otago.

Alexander Leith was born in Sutherlandshire Scotland in 1809. Margery and Alexander with their son William arrived in Dunedin on the "Mary" on 11 April 1849. The Leith family developed two farms on the Taieri Plain then walked their stock to Southland in 1861 and settled at Oteramika. Alexander Leith died suddenly on 18 July 1863.

Applications close 1 December.

Go to the Alexander Leith Bagpipe and Drum scholarship information and application form.

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