New England Conservatorium of Music Ltd is a not-for-profit company (limited by guarantee) run by a volunteer Board of Directors. The community’s ongoing support for NECOM has included the leadership provided by our Board Members and the commitment of many other supporters who have contributed towards the Conservatorium being recognised as a centre for excellence in regional musical education for almost twenty years.

Through its extensive core programs and special projects, NECOM will bring music to over 5,500 New England region school students and concert performances to audiences numbering 5,000 through:

  • Mini Minstrels Program – pre-school and early childhood education.
  • K-Year 12 school music programs supporting the NSW music curriculum.
  • Instrumental, choral and ensemble programs.
  • Professional Development programs for pre-school, classroom, studio and music specialist teachers + musicians.
  • Aboriginal education programs including Early Childhood classes in primary schools and a Mentoring Program in secondary schools.
  • Music Therapy programs for children and adults with disabilities.
  • Community and school enrichment programs/events eg 2017 Music & Literacy Project.
  • Scholarships and bursaries
  • Masterclasses & Workshops
  • Instrument Hire
  • Special Projects – New England Sings! Choral Showcase; Childrens Chorus for Opera Australia
  • Regional Conservatorium Initiatives with Sydney Opera House: Opera Australia Orchestra Project; Orchestra Workshop with Concertgebouw; Orchestra Workshop with London Symphony
We also have a number of scholarships available each year. If you would like to support a specific scholarship, please include the name of the scholarship in the ‘Leave a message for the organisation‘ on the Give Now website. 

Community support to NECOM Public Fund allows NECOM to continue to grow and deliver programs to remote communities and allows NECOM to deliver music education to a wider audience.

Donations will be collected by the New England Conservatorium of Music, a charitable organisation endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office. All funds raised will be used exclusively for the New England Conservatorium of Music.

Receipts will be issued immediately, and donations over $2 are fully tax-deductible.

To donate, click the ‘DONATE NOW’ button or follow this link: