Term 1 2022 Newsletter

Adult Learners Festival

On Saturday afternoon March 13 an eager adult cohort of ten met at NECOM to play chamber music together and perform solo items under the guidance of NECOM staff. The afternoon was a huge success. Finding repertoire […]


New Website for Armidale Teachers’ College

NECOM is proud to announce that the heritage listed Armidale Teachers’ College has its own website, https://armidaleteacherscollege.org.au The site provides an opportunity to share the building’s story, promote upcoming events and showcase the many community […]


Re-imagining the Armidale Teachers’ College

Over the next year, New England Conservatorium of Music and Friends of the Old Teachers’ College will work together to bring abandoned areas of the Armidale Teachers’ College back to life. Our shared objectives are […]


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 […]


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 […]