• Early Childhood Program - Mini Minstrels

    Early Childhood Program - Mini Minstrels

    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. [...]
  • Con Brio Needs String Players

    Con Brio Needs String Players

    The Con Brio string orchestra, a community music program supported by the New England Conservatorium of Music, is looking for players of violin, viola, cello, or contrabass. [...]
  • Chamber Music in Schools

    Chamber Music in Schools

    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. [...]
  • Learn an Instrument

    Learn an Instrument

    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. [...]




Fantastic “Opera”tunity for NECOM Choristers

Fantastic “Opera”tunity for NECOM Choristers Thank you so much for making such an opportunity possible for the young singers of Armidale! Our son is so thrilled and talks of little else. The New England Conservatorium’s […]


April Strings Report

Another month of great performance opportunities has passed for our talented young string players at NECOM. There have been the usual Studio Concerts and Chamber Ensemble Concert with students performing pieces being prepared for the Armidale […]


Percussion Classes at NECOM

With the same fervor that usually greets the arrival of a new-born baby, we were thrilled to unpack a range of new percussion instruments at NECOM this week. To our existing range of instruments we’ve […]


Autumn Festival

In conjunction with the Armidale Regional Council, NECOM is proud to present an evening of entertainment on Friday 16 March to launch this year’s “Autumn Festival”. From 6 – 9pm patrons can enjoy a wide […]


ABC Radio Broadcast

NECOM recently welcomed Kelly Fuller and the team from ABC New England Northwest (Tamworth) as they set up a makeshift studio in NECOM on 22 February. Broadcasting live from one of our main performance rooms, […]


Traditional Jazz at NECOM

Art-lovers were treated to an hour of traditional New Orleans-style jazz recently, courtesy of NECOM’s newest ensemble, “The Dixie Six”. The concert event was attended by almost 100 patrons at NERAM’s unveiling of the Howard […]


Mini Bass Program

The Mini Bass Program has kicked off to a great start with 8 brave new students learning not only how to play the Double Bass but learning how to pack it, carry it and move […]


Vocal Masterclass with Hannah Fraser

NECOM hosted a rewarding scholarship masterclass with vocalist Hannah Fraser. Hannah Fraser graduated from Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 2013 with a Bachelor of Music in Performance. Immediately after her graduation she was selected to […]

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