Held on 3-4 July at NECOM, the JOW gives Yr 3-9 students an intensive two days of invaluable performance experience playing in a large orchestra under the leadership of specialist conductor Ann Phelan, NECOM tutors and guest musicians.
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.
Following an interview last week, the Conservatorium welcomes Sheila Guymer to its music staff. Sheila holds a Master of Music (Accompaniment / Chamber Performance) from the Sydney Conservatorium, Master of Music Studies (Piano Pedagogy) from […]
Every year the Armidale Youth Orchestra ensembles and families travel to Sawtell Beach in late February for our Annual Music Camp weekend! This is a wonderful weekend of music making, and is an essential component […]
Term 1,2019 has come to such a speedy end! It all began with a late afternoon chamber music concert on Sunday 17 February, showcasing our talented teachers. The concert was a resounding success with part […]
The UNE Colleges Music Program has started back up recently under the watchful eye of Andrea Gledhill, head of Austin College. This year we have Vocal, String, Recorder and Wind Ensembles. Deidre Rickards is the […]
One of the world’s most lucrative composition prizes is being hosted by the New England Conservatorium of Music! With the generous sponsorship of Legal Minds in Armidale, NECOM is able to offer two major prizes […]
NECOM’s Dixieland Band, The Dixie Six, continues to win audiences over with their infectious brand of traditional jazz music, and presented a great performance on the Armidale Mall stage for the Colour New England street […]