Our Vision

To inspire a love of music throughout our community.

Our Mission

To give people, especially children and youth, the opportunity to develop their creative musical potential in an inspirational and affordable community environment.

Our Philosophy

We affirm that the HSM is about offering:

  • An opportunity to learn music in a fun and enjoyable learning environment
  • Achieving progressive accomplishments in music
  • Making new friends
  • A community organisation
  • Involvement and support of parents
  • Tuition at an affordable cost

Who can join?

  • The Howick School of Music offers lessons for:  Violin, Piano, Cello, Viola, Double Bass, Harp, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Saxophone, Bassoon,  Trumpet, Trombone, Horn, Guitar, Drum-kit, Recorder and Music for 5-6 year olds.
  • The Howick School of Music offers lessons to the wider community of Howick, Bucklands Beach, Pakuranga, Botany Downs, East Tamaki and nearby suburbs.
  • We provide group lessons to children 5-12 years of age and private tuition for the advancing student 13 years and older.
  • The Howick School of Music is home to the Howick Youth Orchestra and HSM Concert Band as well as providing orchestral and band opportunities for younger players.

Where are we?

  • Our lessons are held at Pakuranga Intermediate School, 43-49 Reeves Road, Pakuranga, Auckland.