Thank you for your interest in applying to the King's College Conservatorium of Music. Admission is a two-step process: applying and auditioning.


To Apply:

Please send the following details in an email to Uwe Grodd - Director

Student Details:

  • Surname
  • Forename
  • Age
  • Instrument
  • Email
  • Phone

Physical Address:

For students under the age of 18 years: Please also provide full name and contact details for parent/caregiver.


To Audition:

After receiving an email that confirms that we have received your email application (above), you will be invited to audition in person in Auckland at an arranged time in late January/early February.

Alternatively, you may send a link to an uploaded YouTube video of your audition programme.


Audition programme:

Your audition should be of three contrasting pieces, ideally one or two should be accompanied. The duration is not important. 



The annual or half-yearly fees for King’s College Conservatorium of Music have two components: an enrolment fee, and a course fee.

Everybody accepted into the course is eligible to apply for a scholarship.

Annual Fees and Scholarship

Enrolment Fee:         $   3,480

Course Fee:               $ 11,400 (scholarship application)

Total Cost:                 $ 14,880

Half-yearly Fees and Scholarship
(Young Artist)

Enrolment Fee:         $   2,380

Course Fee:              $   5,740 (scholarship application)

Total Cost:                 $   8,120



We believe in providing financial assistance to all New Zealand citizens and permanent residents who are accepted into the Conservatorium. Scholarships will cover the course fee component.

International students’ total costs:

Annual Fee              $14,880

Half-yearly Fee        $ 8,120