Membership of RSCM (New Zealand)

We welcome new members to this world-wide charity.

In New Zealand, membership of the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) is achieved through membership of one of the branches of RSCMNZ which is a registered charity (#CC35806): donations are tax deductable.

Please note the forms of membership and their benefits listed below.

To apply to become a member, or to renew your membership, click the relevant Branch below:

Auckland

Waikato

Wellington

Canterbury

Otago & Southland

Forms of membership

Affiliates

Churches, schools and community choirs are invited to affiliate to the RSCM through RSCMNZ. This type of membership is for organisations which wish to play an active part in our work. Affiliates receive the following benefits:

  • Free subscription to Church Music Quarterly, offering a mix of news, features, recommendations and reviews
  • Free subscription (on request) to the RSCM liturgy planner Sunday by Sunday, which offers a weekly guide for those plan and lead music in worship
  • 25% discount on copies of RSCM publications bought through RSCM Music Direct
  • Discount for places on centrally-organised RSCM residential courses in the UK
  • Advice and support on all aspects of church music

Individual members

Individuals who are members receive the following benefits:

  • Free subscription to Church Music Quarterly, offering a mix of news, features, recommendations and reviews
  • Free subscription (on request) to the RSCM liturgy planner Sunday by Sunday, which offers a weekly guide for those plan and lead music in worship
  • 25% discount on copies of RSCM publications bought through RSCM Music Direct
  • Discount for places on centrally-organised RSCM residential courses in the UK
  • Advice and support on all aspects of church music

Friends of the RSCMNZ

If you would like to support us in our work, you can become a Friend of the RSCM. Friends receive…

  • Free subscription to Church Music Quarterly, offering a mix of news, features, recommendations and reviews

Many Friends support our work further by organising fund-raising activities.
NB: Some NZ Branches may have a further association category: e.g. Waikato offers only newsletter communications to “NOTERS” for a token annual subscription or donation: likewise Wellington for “Supporters”.