Konstantin Shamray

Described as an exhilarating performer with faultless technique and fearless command of the piano, Australian based pianist Konstantin Shamray enjoys performing on an international level with the world’s leading orchestras and concert presenters. In 2008, […]

Shigeru Piano Launch

This event will incorporate the launch of NECOM’s new Shigeru Piano and introduce NECOM’s new piano teacher / staff accompanist Robert Manley, in concert with Sheila Guymer and elite students of the New England Conservatorium. […]


September Piano Report

September was a busy month for piano at NECOM, with two fine pianists visiting Armidale. In early September, Australian concert pianist Simon Tedeschi presented a stimulating master class advanced students preparing for HSC and Diploma […]


Meet John Hadfield, Piano Tuner

There are many faces you’ll often see around NECOM, people who help keep our amazing Conservatorium running like a well-oiled machine. One of those people you’ll see regularly is John Hadfield of John Hadfield Piano […]


Piano Workshops with Bradley Evans

Bradley Evans, a highly experienced piano teacher and AMEB examiner from Sydney, recently visited NECOM. Twelve students and several local piano teachers attended two workshops with Bradley, held on Sunday 23 June. The first workshop […]


Piano Lessons From Term Two

Following an interview last week, the Conservatorium welcomes Sheila Guymer to its music staff. Sheila holds a Master of Music (Accompaniment / Chamber Performance) from the Sydney Conservatorium, Master of Music Studies (Piano Pedagogy) from […]

Charlie Chaplin Screening – Shoulder Arms

Celebrate 100 years since the release of Charlie Chaplin’s silent classic, “Shoulder Arms”. NECOM CEO Russ Bauer will provide live piano soundtrack in the style of theatre music from a century ago. 6PM SATURDAY NOVEMBER […]


Spotlight on Robyn Bradley

Robyn Bradley is one of NECOM’s tireless piano accompanists. She has been recognised for her services to music in the wider community when she recently received an Order of Australia Medal. This month we decided to […]


Piano at NECOM – Enrol NOW!

After 15 years of operation, we are pleased to announce that, for the first time, piano lessons will be available through NECOM in the near-future. If you would like your child to be considered for […]

Jazz Open Rehearsal at NECOM

Jazz at NECOM

Gershwin once said, “Life is a lot like jazz… it’s best when you improvise”. It’s one of the few musical artforms where the same piece could be played night after night, but sound different every […]