Music for Schools




Music 2 Sight Singing Workshops

Do your students dread the HSC sight singing test and want to improve their skills? Help them crack the code of sight singing and develop the confidence to pull off a successful exam by booking […]

Ensembles and Choirs

Choirs & Ensembles Return in Term 3

Yes! NECOM programs will recommence in Term 3 after the long recess due to COVID-19. Rehearsals will commence face-to-face or in the live-via-zoom format during the term under the guidelines of the NSW Dept of […]


Armidale’s 1st Composition Eisteddfod

Armidale Eisteddfod’s only section to go ahead this year was the Composition Eisteddfod due to its conversion to a Zoom on-line presentation facilitated by NECOM Program Manager Corinne Arter and AMTA (Armidale Music Teachers Association). […]


Student Spotlight – Rose Light

Each week the keen and talented 15 yr old violinist Rose Light, travels a 5-hour round trip from Coffs Harbour to Armidale for lessons with NECOM’s Head of Strings Joanna Fairs-Wu. Rose, who last year […]


Students Win Places in Queensland Honours Ensembles

CONGRATULATIONS TO EMMA, INDIA & ROSE The Queensland Conservatorium at Griffith University recently held national auditions for their Honours Ensemble Program. Our sincere congratulations to Emma Dauparas (cello), Rose Light (violin) and India Smith (violin) […]



NECOM is pleased to announce that group programs for Choirs, Ensembles and Mini Minstrels will resume in Term 3 at the NECOM campus and in schools. NECOM programs will resume under strict guidelines to ensure […]


Grant to assist New England Sings!

NEW ENGLAND SINGS! can now go ahead in 2021 Great news as New England Sings! can go ahead in 2021 as NECOM has just secured a government grant of $10,000 from Destination NSW to help […]


HSC Music Bootcamps@NECOM

Blitz your HSC Music written exams and achieve your personal best at the NECOM’s annual Music Bootcamps in July. Presented by NECOM Program Manager Corinne Arter and experienced HSC music teachers, each Bootcamp focuses on […]


Aberbaldie Bursary Applications Invited

It’s time to invite applications for the next round of Aberbaldie bursaries that give financial assistance to families and students of the New England Conservatorium and Music Educator Members. The bursaries are tenable for the […]

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Upcoming Events

  1. Music 2 Sight Singing Workshops

    August 30 @ 8:00 am - October 20 @ 5:00 pm
  2. New England Sings! To go ahead in 2021

    October 18