School of Music Friday Lunchtime Concert Series

Every university term Friday - Chemistry

The not-to-be-missed University of Canterbury School of Music Lunchtime Concert Series features international, national and local musicians who focus on innovative and modern music across all genres.

Concerts are held each Friday during university term time.

Term one concerts

22 February: UC Staff and Students Present – To launch our lunchtime series for 2019, UC staff and students present an eclectic comment on summer.

1 March: Music of Franz Schubert – University of Canterbury staff and students present a concert of music by Franz Schubert.

8 March: Folk Music with Strings – Summer ‘folk music’ – a reflection with some strings attached.

15 March: Music beneath the summer – Join students and staff of UC for a concert of music to bid farewell to summer.

22 March: UC pianists present – Come and see UC piano students in concert.

29 March: Voices of UC present the unexpected – Come and join voice students for a concert of music that may be not exactly what you expect!

5 April: Wind players of UC present – A concert presented by wind students from the School of Music.


Dates: Every Friday between 22 February and 5 April, 3 May and 31 May, 19 July and 23 August, 13 September and 18 October 2019.

Time: 1.10pm to 2.00pm

Venue: Recital Room, University of Canterbury Arts at the Arts Centre, Chemistry building, 3 Hereford St, Christchurch.


Driving & Parking

The Arts Centre has a limited number of 10 and 30 minute visitor carparks located at Market Square near the corner of Worcester Boulevard and Montreal Street.

Plenty of on-street metered parking is available near the Arts Centre, along with a number of off-street carparks.