NECOM is proud to announce the reintroduction of the Staff Chamber Music Concerts. Our Conservatorium is blessed to have some the state’s finest instrumentalists living and teaching in Armidale. The concert on Sunday 17 February […]
February 1st 2019 is one of the most important dates in the 90-year history of the CB Newling Building, known colloquially as the Old Teacher’s College. Today, the Honourable Adam Marshall MP announced that the […]
The Australian Voices vocal ensemble began their Red Live Breath tour in Armidale on 25 November, presenting a program of Australian works, sacred classical music and Christmas songs. The New England Singers were invited to […]
The annual Armidale Youth Orchestra “Walk Through The Orchestra” was a huge success this year. In conjunction with international “Make Music Day”, 100 preschool and 200 primary school students enjoyed live orchestral music in the […]
Boccherini Cello Concerto in D
Elgar String Serenade, Britten Simple Symphony,
Mendelssohn String Symphony in D Minor
Sibelius Romance in C
Come and celebrate the NECOM revival of the New England Sinfonia as it carries on the wonderful legacy of the original ensemble under past director Erroll Russell. The ensemble is a combination of NECOM string teaching staff, friends, alumni and specially invited top end students under the artistic directorship of Stephen Wu. Together they will present a program of sublime string orchestra music and feature Brisbane based outstanding emerging young artist, David Freisberg performing the Boccherini Cello Concerto in D Major.
Money raised from performances will go towards funding the NECOM scholarship program to assist students in paying for lessons given by visiting artists, extra workshop opportunities and the possibility of touring the orchestra to other regional towns.
Conductor: Stephen Wu
Ensemble: NECOM teachers, students and friends
Guest artist: David Freisberg […]
Arlene Fletcher started her classical Double Bass training as a scholarship student of NECOM back in 2004. This passion for the instrument extended into her undertaking the Bachelor of Improvisation Music degree at the Victorian […]
This month we were delighted to have the Jazz Faculty from the ANU School of Music visit Armidale to meet with students. Five lecturers from Canberra delivered a jazz workshop on Wednesday, September 6th, discussing […]
The Con Brio string orchestra, a community music program supported by the New England Conservatorium of Music, is looking for players of violin, viola, cello, or contrabass. The repertoire suits adult beginners or those who […]