NECOM and Musica Viva Armidale are proud to present Flinders Quartet. is instantly recognisable as one of Australia’s most loved chamber music ensembles. Thursday 25 July, 7.00pm Armidale Town Hall
Don’t miss NECOM’s annual Winter Choral Concert featuring all of our choirs in one massive performance! Wednesday 28 August will showcase NECOM’s choirs, Minisingers, Cantilena, Cantilena Chorale, New England Singers, and New England Chamber Choir.
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.
Due to recent sudden and unexpected change of circumstances it has become necessary for the NECOM board to cancel the “Man From Snowy River” event to be held on 11 October 2019. The board acknowledges […]
This year, the NECOM Choral Conductor Mentoring Program has taken on a new and exciting dimension thanks to the warm support of the Armidale Choral Society. Initiated by Phil Oxley and Leanne Roobol, our choral […]
Bradley Evans, a highly experienced piano teacher and AMEB examiner from Sydney, recently visited NECOM. Twelve students and several local piano teachers attended two workshops with Bradley, held on Sunday 23 June. The first workshop […]
Over two days on July 4 and 5, more than 70 young musicians from Armidale and surrounds (including Coffs Harbour) came together in the Old Teachers College to form a Youth Orchestra of incredible size […]
Term Two has been a very busy term in the Choral calendar with many choirs entered in the Armidale Eisteddfod, several choral workshops being hosted and a number of community events for our choirs and […]
The annual Armidale Eisteddfod is one of the many opportunities available throughout the year for our talented string students to perform. There is always an air of nervous excitement at such an event and great […]
Following devastating bushfires in the region around Tingha and Tabulam in February of this year, Tingha residents and community leaders organised a Tingha Plateau Disaster Concert for Saturday 4th May. Many locals musicians and ensembles […]
In the past two months, I have been fortunate to attend two brilliant music educator workshops at NECOM. The first was with the choral adjudicator for the Eisteddfod, Elizabeth Veirboom. Liz took us through various […]