Welcome to the Department of Music

Music is a very important part of our lives. There are many types of music from different parts of the world, and from different times in the world’s history. We hear music wherever we go, we enjoy creating our own music, and we take pleasure in playing the music of others.

We have internationally recognised skills in many fields

Our resources and facilities include

Our Staff

Our staff are active scholars and practicing musicians. We constantly interact with our local community through concerts and gigs. We have a composer-in-residence, the Mozart Fellow.

In addition, the department has active undergraduate, postgraduate and diverse research programmes.


© Department of Music
Te Tari Pūoro
PO Box 56
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

Tel 64 3 479 8885
Fax 64 3 479 8885
Email music@otago.ac.nz