BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Our Board of Directors comprises professionals and community representatives who contribute their expertise to support governance and strategic planning.

Gregory Moin – Chair

Caroline Downer OAM – Vice Chair

Dr Alana Blackburn

Jane Dauparas

Matt Hobbs

Melita Roache

Dr Erica Smith

ADMINISTRATION

Our administrative team oversees the day to day operations of the Conservatorium, its people and resources to meet the needs of all programs and events.

Corinne Arter – Co-CEO (Artistic & Education)

Sophie Williams – Co-CEO (Business)

Christine Davidson – Music Program Coordinator

Emily Evans – Bookkeeper

Ashley Flint – Marketing, Communications & Events Coordinator

Nicky Price – Administration & Enrollments Coordinator

NECOM TEACHING STAFF

We employ a team of outstanding music teachers who deliver classroom, ensemble and instrumental programs across Armidale and the New England region.

Strings

Joanna Fairs-Wu – Head of Strings

April Kelson

Charlotte Low

Eliza Scott

Laura Curotta

Robert Jackson

Wind and Brass

Paul Marshall – Head of Wind & Brass

Bruce Myers

James McKay

Louisa Sindel-Marshall

Keyboard

Sheila Guymer – Head of Keyboard

Li Ling Chen

Keith Cheung

Louisa Sindel-Marshall

Nicole Mackson

Contemporary – Drums and Guitar

Jack Cavanagh

Voice

Jessica Suann

Sarah Adeney

Music Therapy

Fumie Takahashi

Early Childhood & Curriculum

Peta Bale

Michael Simpson

Nicole Mackson

Rebecca Smith

Choral Conductors

Leanne Roobol – Head of Choral Music

Bruce Myers

Constance Dunham

Jessica Suann

Nicole Mackson

Rowena Teege

Accompanists

Kees Grenyer

Li Ling Chen

Warwick Dunham

MUSIC EDUCATOR MEMBERS

Our Music Educator Member program is a partnership with private studio music teachers in the region, sharing resources and promoting music throughout the community. Music Educator membership is $110 per year.

Peta Blyth OAMChris Purcell
Li Ling ChenHelen Robinson
Zana ClarkePeter Sanders
Sofia DebusRichard Smith
Tim GodwinHelen Smith
Kees GrenyerDeidre Waters
Robert HarpleyBarbara Wigg
Sue Metcalfe OAM

MUSICA VIVA ARMIDALE CONCERT COMMITTEE

The Musica Viva Armidale Concert Committee is a volunteer association comprising passionate music supporters committed to presenting high-quality chamber music in the region.

Eric Ghosh – Committee CoordinatorSue Metcalfe OAM
Ken Barnett Robyn Power
Nigel Bell Deidre Rickards OAM
Charlotte Low Eliza Scott
James McKayInge Southcott