Armidale Eisteddfod Composition Section 2019

Congratulations to Sophia Mackson who won the “overall” prize from the Adjudicator, Sydney based Luke Byrne. Her String Quartet work was incredibly sophisticated and reflected her understanding of this genre. It was also played very […]


CompCon Cancellation

It is with deepest regret that we must announce the cancellation of the Composition Conference that was to be held from 9 – 11 October this year. While we initially enjoyed the enthusiastic response to […]

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String Composition Competition

STRING COMPOSITION COMPETITION CANCELLATION After much consideration, the NECOM board has made the decision to cancel the string competition event. NECOM acknowledges that there may be some entrants who will be disappointed at this decision. […]

Luke Byrne Choral Conductors Workshop

Luke Byrne presents workshops at NECOM

Luke Byrne visited Armidale to adjudicate the choir and composition sections of the Eisteddfod in May. While here he conducted two workshops at NECOM. The first was with many of our Cantilena choristers who stayed […]