Term 1 2022 Newsletter

Trinity College Student Achievement

Mia Baivucago was recently awarded her Associate of the Trinity College London (ATCL) in viola performance. Her programme was Suite No. 2 in d minor by J.S. Bach, Concerto in D by F.A. Hoffmeister (Movement […]

Term 1 2022 Newsletter

Teddy Bears’ Picnic

In week 9, we held our first Teddy Bears’ Picnic! The Teddy Bears’ Picnic was for our kindergarten to year two students to show how fun performing for a crowd can be! All students who […]

Term 1 2022 Newsletter

NECOM Chamber Players Concert

Congratulations to the fourteen musicians from the staff at NECOM who performed on the afternoon for a very appreciative audience. The inaugural Marian Barford Award was presented at the concert to three deserving young musicians: […]

Term 1 2022 Newsletter

Autumn Festival

On Saturday the 2nd of April, members of Puddleduck and Boorolong Strings were joined by our scholarship students to perform at the Armidale Autumn Festival in the Mall. The weather cleared and became a beautiful […]

Term 1 2022 Newsletter

Mini Minstrels – Term 1

Mini Minstrels have been busy this term, getting back into the program after our big summer break with an ‘On the Farm’ Theme.  We have been re-visiting familiar songs from last year and have learned […]

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 […]