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Centre for Musical Arts

The Centre for Musical Arts (CMA) is UNB’s music hub, which offers a variety of non-credit and credit music programs. Our mission is to offer high-quality music programming and activities, accessible to both UNB students and the wider Fredericton community.


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The UNB Conservatory's ensemble programs are designed to give people of all ages, levels, and interests the opportunity to ignite their passion for music.

We offer orchestra and string programs as well as various ensembles, which are all geared toward enhancing the learning and enjoyment of your instrument.

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Workshops & classes

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We have something for every musical taste. Enjoy learning virtually, or in-person, guided by expert instructors.

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Private lessons

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Private lessons are available on a wide variety of instruments and styles, now with the option to take lessons virtually. The UNB Conservatory maintains a roster of highly talented and qualified instructors to help you develop existing skills or learn a new instrument. Fees vary between $20 - $60 per lesson depending on the instructor and lesson length.

Lessons available in:

  • Brass: French horn, Trumpet
  • Winds: Bassoon, Clarinet, Flute, Oboe, Saxophone
  • Strings: Acoustic guitar, Cello, Classic guitar, Electric bass, Upright bass, Violin, Viola
  • Percussion
  • Piano
  • Voice
  • Theory

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The Centre for Musical Arts presents MusicUNB, an annual concert series that features chamber and cutting-edge classical music performances.

MusicUNB showcases New Brunswick and regional top artists, as well as artists from across Canada. As one of the only venues and organizations bringing professional level classical music to Fredericton and surrounding areas, MusicUNB keeps our loyal patrons interested, engaged and excited with the musical offerings that are featured on the UNB stage.

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