Eliza Scott Awarded MPerf

Congratulations to violinist Eliza Scott who has recently graduated from the Royal College of Music, London with her Masters in Performance degree. Eliza successfully auditioned at the Royal College for this prestigious and highly competitive […]


Appointment of New CEO for NECOM

It is with great excitement and pleasure that I announce to you that after a thorough recruitment campaign resulting in applications being received from throughout Australia and internationally, the Board of NECOM has appointed Mr. […]



Restrictions around public gatherings and music performance have seen the cancellation of thousands of public concerts and many music education activities across NSW. The outcome is that countless performing arts companies may collapse and thousands […]



Following on from our drought support in October 2019, the need for additional financial support due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on music students and families is immense. NECOM believes that the positive benefit […]


Music 2 Sight Singing Workshops

Do your students dread the HSC sight singing test and want to improve their skills? Help them crack the code of sight singing and develop the confidence to pull off a successful exam by booking […]

Ensembles and Choirs

Choirs & Ensembles Return in Term 3

Yes! NECOM programs will recommence in Term 3 after the long recess due to COVID-19. Rehearsals will commence face-to-face or in the live-via-zoom format during the term under the guidelines of the NSW Dept of […]


Armidale’s 1st Composition Eisteddfod

Armidale Eisteddfod’s only section to go ahead this year was the Composition Eisteddfod due to its conversion to a Zoom on-line presentation facilitated by NECOM Program Manager Corinne Arter and AMTA (Armidale Music Teachers Association). […]


Student Spotlight – Rose Light

Each week the keen and talented 15 yr old violinist Rose Light, travels a 5-hour round trip from Coffs Harbour to Armidale for lessons with NECOM’s Head of Strings Joanna Fairs-Wu. Rose, who last year […]


Students Win Places in Queensland Honours Ensembles

CONGRATULATIONS TO EMMA, INDIA & ROSE The Queensland Conservatorium at Griffith University recently held national auditions for their Honours Ensemble Program. Our sincere congratulations to Emma Dauparas (cello), Rose Light (violin) and India Smith (violin) […]