Foundation Ensembles

Yes! NECOM Foundation ensembles will recommence in Term 3 after the long recess due to COVID-19. Rehearsals will commence face-to-face 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:
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

Playing music together with their peers provides significant and far-reaching benefits to young musicians. It inspires children to develop their listening, co-ordination, technical, social and communication skills. NECOM provides Foundation string and woodwind/brass ensembles on Tuesday/Wednesday afternoons with specialist conductors and accompanists for the following ensembles:

  • Puddledock string ensembles


K-2 violins & K-3 cellos


Tuesdays 4:00 – 4:45pm


  • Boorolong string ensembles


Yr 3 + violins & Yr 4+ cellos


Tuesdays 4:00 – 4:45pm


  • Tilbuster Wind ensemble


Woodwind & brass


Wednesdays 5.00 – 5.45pm


  • Thunderbolt Percussion Ensemble


Piano & tuned percussion


Thursdays 4.00 – 4.45pm


Download Program Information and Enrolment forms:

Foundation Ensembles Information 2020

Online Enrolment Form 2020

Download Foundation Ensembles Enrol Form 2020