Sunday 18 October, Concert 1@11am; Concert email@example.com
New England Sings! is NECOM’s acclaimed, national award-winning choral showcase that brings together over 800 K-Year 12 choristers from 28+ schools across the New England and an 80+ community orchestra.
NECOM's Instrumental Programs offer a broad range of music training activities by dedicated professional teacher-musicians and visiting guest artists. NECOM provides instrumental lessons in a range of string, brass and woodwind.
Schools are invited to host a music concert in their classrooms by a trio of NECOM musicians who tour
the vast New England region visiting many remote schools along the way. Schools will also receive a free
resource kit for classroom music lessons.
The Mini Minstrels Music Program, is an exciting and fun-filled introduction to music for children from as young as 6 months to Year 2 at school. Mini Minstrels provides an outstanding music education that gives children a life-long love of music and is the ideal springboard for their future instrumental or choral studies. NECOM currently offers Mini Minstrels classes in Armidale and Walcha.
COVID-19 UPDATE, 25 MARCH 2020 In these challenging times, thank you for your patience and ongoing support as we all continue to work together through these coming months. In response to the current situation and […]
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GONDWANA NATIONAL CHORAL SCHOOL: FESTIVAL OF SUMMER VOICES This year 17 choristers from Armidale had the privilege to join the prestigious Gondwana National Choral School in January. The choristers auditioned in September last year and […]
HAVE YOU APPLIED FOR YOUR $100 CREATIVE KIDS VOUCHER? At the beginning of 2019, the NSW Government launched the Creative Kids rebate program that gives families the opportunity to claim up to $100 for each […]
The Australian Haydn Ensemble Quartet has just been in town for a short residency in the last week of February and in conjunction with their concert in the Armidale Town Hall on Thursday 27 February, […]
FROM ERICA SMITH, CHAIR AYO COMMITTEE Every year the Armidale Youth Orchestra (AYO) ensembles and families travel to Sawtell Beach in late February for our Annual Music Camp weekend! This is a wonderful weekend of […]