Concerts

NECOM’S ADDITIONAL COVID-19 SUPPORT

Following on from our drought support in October 2019, the need for additional financial support due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on music students and families is immense. NECOM believes that the positive benefit […]

Concerts

Armidale’s 1st Composition Eisteddfod

Armidale Eisteddfod’s only section to go ahead this year was the Composition Eisteddfod due to its conversion to a Zoom on-line presentation facilitated by NECOM Program Manager Corinne Arter and AMTA (Armidale Music Teachers Association). […]

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Student Spotlight – Rose Light

Each week the keen and talented 15 yr old violinist Rose Light, travels a 5-hour round trip from Coffs Harbour to Armidale for lessons with NECOM’s Head of Strings Joanna Fairs-Wu. Rose, who last year […]

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HSC Music Bootcamps@NECOM

Blitz your HSC Music written exams and achieve your personal best at the NECOM’s annual Music Bootcamps in July. Presented by NECOM Program Manager Corinne Arter and experienced HSC music teachers, each Bootcamp focuses on […]

New England Big Band

The New England Big Band features some of Armidale’s best musicians, including some of your favourite music teachers performing an exciting concert of well known and contemporary big band music, including two classic pieces featuring […]

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NECOM’s Increased Support in Times of Drought

The NECOM Board and management acknowledge the devastating effects of drought in the region and the impact on our students, families and wider community. In 2020, NECOM will therefore increase its assistance with an expanded […]

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ACO Collective Workshop at NECOM

The Australian Chamber Orchestra Collective had a busy time when they visited Armidale on 29-30 August. After a fantastic concert the evening before, four ACOC musicians, led by violinist Aiko Goto, presented an intense=ive workshop […]

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NECOM Then and Now – Sam Russell

NECOM has now been in operation for 16 years. In that time we’ve seen many students grow up with the programs offered by the Conservatorium. Thanks to a very large photo archive and with the […]

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Bell & Tedeschi ‘Bright Star’ Concert Review

Bright Star Concert in Armidale Town Hall Saturday August 31st, presented by Musica Viva Armidale and the New England Conservatorium of Music in association with Musica Viva Australia. Reviewed by Inge Southcott What a treat […]

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Creative Kids Vouchers Update

At the beginning of 2019, the NSW Government launched the Creative Kids rebate program, allowing families to claim up to $100 for each eligible school enrolled child towards the cost of lesson and activity costs, […]