Music for Schools




Con Brio Performs

Con Brio ended 2020 with an uplifting concert on the evening of Tuesday 8 December directed by NECOM’s Head of Strings Joanna Fairs-Wu.  The players especially enjoyed performing in the auditorium with its excellent acoustics […]


End of Year Concerts

The end-of-year concerts for students in NECOM’s instrumental, vocal and chamber ensemble programs were outstanding, especially after a long year of covid restrictions when concerts were cancelled. This year NECOM presented 8 concerts featuring over […]


Further Easing of COVID Restrictions

More good news for December and 2021! The NSW government announced a significant rolling back of covid-19 restrictions last week that bodes well for musicians, concerts and audiences after such a challenging year.  Click onto […]


Farewell to 2020

NECOM celebrated the end of the most extraordinary year in its history at the Board’s annual Christmas Drinks on Thursday 3 December. This smaller Covid-safe gathering was NECOM’s first and last community event of 2020 […]


Sneak Preview 2021 Concerts

SNEAK PREVIEW 2021 CONCERTS After a year of covid restrictions and cancellation of concerts, NECOM and Musica Viva Armidale plan to present an unforgettable series of concerts in 2021 – depending on the continuation of […]


NECOM Christmas Concerts

NECOM’s choirs and ensembles gave their only concerts this year to celebrate a very welcome return to singing and playing and to farewell a year like no other. After this year of covid restrictions our […]


NECOM Snapshot in Term 3

Term 3 of 2020 was incredibly busy and productive due to the determination, commitment and creative thinking by NECOM’s amazing community of staff, teachers, students and schools. As a registered COVID safe organisation NECOM adapted […]


NECOM Online in Mungindi

Another first for NECOM! Starting in Term 3, NECOM and St Joseph’s Primary School in Mungindi joined together to deliver online music lessons into the classroom via zoom. The program was such a popular success […]


Eliza Scott Awarded MPerf

Congratulations to violinist Eliza Scott who has recently graduated from the Royal College of Music, London with her Masters in Performance degree. Eliza successfully auditioned at the Royal College for this prestigious and highly competitive […]

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