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

Laura Curotta

Robert Jackson

April Kelson

Charlotte Low

Eliza Scott

Sarah Adeney

Wind and Brass

Paul Marshall – Head of Wind & Brass

James McKay

Bruce Myers

Louisa Sindel-Marshall

Keyboard

Sheila Guymer – Head of Keyboard

Li Ling Chen

Keith Cheung

Nicole Mackson

Sharny Russell

Louisa Sindel-Marshall

Contemporary – Drums and Guitar

Jack Cavanagh

Voice

Sarah Adeney

Sharny Russell

Jessica Suann

Music Therapy

Fumie Takahashi

Early Childhood & Curriculum

Peta Bale

Nicole Mackson

Eliza Scott

Michael Simpson

Rebecca Smith

Jessica Suann

Choral Conductors

Leanne Roobol – Head of Choral Music

Constance Dunham

Nicole Mackson

Bruce Myers

Rowena Teege

Accompanists

Li Ling Chen

Warwick Dunham

Kees Grenyer

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)

Nicky Price – Administration & Enrolments Coordinator

Christine Davidson – Music Program Coordinator

Emily Evans – Bookkeeper

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

Matt Hobbs – Secretary

Jane Dauparas – Treasurer

Dr Alana Blackburn – ASO Representative

Dr Erica Smith – AYO Representative

Beth Richards – AMTA Representative

Dr Caroline Lee – Board member

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 OAM Chris Purcell
Li Ling Chen Helen Robinson
Zana Clarke Peter Sanders
Sofia Debus Richard Smith
Tim Godwin Helen Smith
Kees Grenyer Deidre Waters
Robert Harpley Barbara 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 Coordinator Sue Metcalfe OAM
Ken Barnett Robyn Power
Nigel Bell Deidre Rickards OAM
Charlotte Low Eliza Scott
James McKay Inge Southcott