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 Education and NSW Department of Health. In preparation for this return, NECOM has worked diligently to implement extensive health and safety policies for group activities to resume safely as the wellbeing and protection of students, staff and families is paramount.

Please check out all the details for the:
Choral Program
Ensemble Program

FOUNDATION Instrumental Ensembles will commence from Tuesday 28 July:

  • Puddledock & Booralong Strings – Tuesday 28 July, 4-4.45pm
  • Tilbuster Winds – Wednesday 29 July, 5-5.45pm
  • Thunderbolt Percussion – Thursday 30 July, 4-4.45pm

ARMIDALE YOUTH ORCHESTRA Ensembles will commence from Tuesday 28 July:
NB: Rehearsals have been shortened to comply with government guidelines to minimise extended contact. Finishing times have been staggered to minimise traffic at the end of rehearsals:

  • AYSO     4:00 – 5:00pm
  • AYWE    4:00 – 5:00pm
  • AYO       4:00 – 5:15pm

NECOM CHORAL PROGRAM will commence from Monday 3 August via the LIVE ZOOM format:

LIVE ZOOM Rehearsals start on:
- New England Singers – Monday 3 August, 4-5pm
- New England Chamber Choir – Monday 3 August, 5-5.30pm
- Minisingers – Wednesday 5 August, 4-4.45pm
- Cantilena – Wednesday 5 August, 4-5pm
- Cantilena Chorale – Wednesday 5 August, 5-5.30pm

Rehearsals will convert to live face-to-face rehearsals at the NECOM Campus from Monday 24 August (TBC)