Armidale - Latest News
NECOM farewells Director Susanne James
NECOM & UNE Historic Teaching Agreement
Opera Australia announce 2018 regional touring opera Madame Butterfly
Inverell - Latest News
Inverell Campus Looks Towards New Future
Campus Home to Sapphire City Concert Band
Music Curriculum Resource Initiative
NECOM student accepted into ACO Academy
Students attend Academy of St Martin in the Fields Workshop and Performance
NECOM Trio at UNE Graduation Ceremonies
Armidale Regional Council signs MOU with NECOM
UNE College Chamber Ensemble Programme
Teacher of the Month
Paul Marshall - AYO's New Conductor
Paul Jarman Choral Workshop
Music, Literacy and Ukulele
Guests at NECOM
Vocal Masterclasses with Shelli Hulcombe
NECOM Music and Literacy Trial Project 2017
Elena Kats-Chernin & Tamara-Anna Cislowska to perform in Armidale
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We are excited to announce that NECOM is currently in the process of building a brand new and improved website. Please bear with us while we transfer over all of the content. This website may experience some downtime. If you experience any problems, please give us a call on 6788 2135.
Arcadia Winds, five of Australia’s leading young musicians, will make their Armidale debut on Thursday 4 May (7pm) in an exclusive concert presented by the New England Conservatorium (NECOM) and Musica Viva Armidale. Known for their energetic, joyful and spontaneous performances, the group will showcase their remarkable talents at Armidale Town Hall in an engaging program of Debussy, Nielsen and Ligeti, expertly matched with new discoveries by Australian composers Natalie Williams and Lachlan Skipworth.
NECOM conductor Paul Marshall and Arcadia Winds, five of Australia’s most inspiring musicians will host a once-only workshop open to all woodwind and brass players on Friday 5 May. Funded by NECOM, this free workshop includes a big ensemble play-a-thon for aspiring players. Don’t miss this unique learning experience.
The Workshop is free and open to students in Years 3-12 who can read music and have at least 12 months experience playing one of the following instruments:
Winds flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone
Brass trumpet, trombone, French horn, tuba
Call NECOM on 6788 2135 or email email@example.com to register today!
In 2017 NECOM proudly presents four inspirational concerts featuring great Australian and international musicians, conductors and composers in its new concert series format for 2017. Book your seats now for three concerts presented in association with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Musica Viva Armidale and Musica Viva Australia
- Thursday 2 March, 7pm – Elena Kats-Chernin & Tamara-Anna Cislowska
- Thursday 4 May, 7pm – Arcadia Winds
- Thurs 31 August, 7pm – ACO Collective
BONUS CONCERT @ NECOM
- Sunday 6 August, 3pm – Andrey Gugnin, Winner 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition
Tickets: $45 Adults $35 Pensioners $25 Full Time Students
2018 Concerts Sneak Preview
Next year is shaping up to be a year of extraordinary concerts! We are currently in negotiations for performance dates and contracts so grab your long-term diary and pencil in some exciting performances that may be in store –
- Goldner String Quartet – 1st week of March
- Richard Gill and the Sydney Chamber Choir – 1st week of May
- *Opera Australia’s Madame Butterfly – Thurs 9 August
- New England Sings! – late Oct/early Nov
* Watch this space in 2018! NECOM’s Yr 3-8 choristers will be invited to audition for Opera Australia’s children’s Humming Chorus and for the non-speaking role of ‘Sorrow’ (Butterfly’s son) in the Armidale performance at Lazenby Hall. Susanne James
Back by popular demand! NECOM is once again offering its popular Chamber Music in Schools Program to schools right across the North West region this year. Schools are invited to host a ‘Chamber Music in Schools’ presentation this year when NECOM sends a Trio of musicians to schools north-west region to visit and perform in schools along the way.
For more information about how your school can take part this year click here.
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