Centre of Excellence for Music

Welcome to the Centre of Excellence for Music at Medbury School, a collaboration between Medbury School and the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra where mentorship, leadership, and exceptional musical education unite to nurture the talents of our boys.

Medbury has long enjoyed a relationship with the CSO and have a number of boys already involved in CSO Ambassadors, NXT Gen Think Tank and Accelerando Strings.

The vision is for the Centre of Excellence for Music to be a hub dedicated to nurturing musical talent and innovation.

What We Offer:

Expert Mentorship: Our partnership with the CSO provides unparalleled mentorship and coaching for both students and staff, ensuring a holistic approach to musical education.

Performance Opportunities: From workshops to concerts, students have the chance to showcase their talents and refine their skills under the guidance of seasoned professionals.

State-of-the-Art Facilities: Medbury School provides top-notch facilities, including rehearsal spaces and classrooms, to support the development and operation of the Centre of Excellence for Music.

Get in Touch:


For inquiries or to learn more about our Centre of Excellence for Music, please contact the Director of Music at

Read more about:

The recent Brass Demonstration Day here.

The recent Woodwind Showcase here.

Coming soon:

  • Next CSO Workshop: Friday, 21 June. The Medbury Orchestra will have the opportunity to play and learn alongside members of the CSO in a 2-hour workshop. There will be a workshop like this held each term.
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