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Auckland Council

Ōtara Music Arts Centre (OMAC)

  Interior of the Ōtara Music Arts Centre main hall.

About the OMAC

OMAC is one of only two local government-funded community centres to boast a recording studio. The centre provides a creative environment that allows aspiring artists to focus on their musical dreams.


OMAC Sound Lab suite

School groups (maximum of 30 students) can book the OMAC Sound Lab, a computer suite, for daytime or weekend sessions.

Village Recording Studio

The recording studio is open to community groups, choirs, school groups, bands and individual musicians. Studio bookings for evenings and extended hours are by arrangement only.

OMAC's programmes and classes

OMAC's experienced music tutors offer group and one-on-one lessons (any genre of music) in: guitar, bass, drums, singing, and piano/keyboard.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.30pm

Saturdays and Sundays on request.

Closed on public holidays.

Contact us

Otara Shopping Centre, 46 Fair Mall, Auckland

09 274 6400

Ōtara Music Arts Centre

Booking the OMAC venue

You can book the OMAC's hall and rooms online.