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    Elena Kats-Chernin and Tamara-Anna Cislowska
    to perform in Armidale

    On Thursday 2 March at 7:00pm, renowned composer-piano duo Elena Kats-Chernin and Tamara-Anna Cislowska share the stage at Armidale Town Hall in a thrilling performance that celebrates their recent album Butterflying, showcases the wonder of Kats-Chernin’s music and pays homage to well-loved favourites.

    In Person: from NECOM office (upstairs Old Teachers College, cnr Mossman & Faulkner Streets Armidale)
    Phone: 6788 2137 

    THURSDAYS @ 7pm Concert SeriesThursdays@7pm Concerts

    In 2017 NECOM proudly presents four inspirational concerts featuring great Australian and international musicians, conductors and composers in its new concert series format for 2017. Book your seats now for three concerts presented in association with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Musica Viva Armidale and Musica Viva Australia 


    Tickets: $45 Adults  $35 Pensioners  $25 Full Time Students

    Free School Workshops Elena Kats-Chernin

    The New England Conservatorium will be offering free workshops to school students with performers visiting Armidale for concerts in association with NECOM and Musica Viva Armidale. The first workshop will be held on Friday 3 March with Elena Kats-Chernin. The workshop is for elective music students in year 9-12 about composition. Music teachers are encouraged to download the attached form and return them to NECOM as soon as possible.  

    Download the form here

    We're taking bookings for 
    Chamber Music in Schools 2017

    Back by popular demand! NECOM is once again offering its popular Chamber Music in Schools Program to schools right across the North West region this year. Schools are invited to host a ‘Chamber Music in Schools’ presentation this year when NECOM sends a Trio of musicians to schools north-west region to visit and perform in schools along the way.

    For more information about how your school can take part this year click here.   

    Mini Minstrels to be offered in Uralla and Walcha 

    NECOM will offer a 5-week course starting on Thursday mornings in Uralla and Walcha if a minimum of 6 enrolments is received before classes commence in mid-February. Classes will run for five consecutive weeks starting on Thursday 16 February. Parents must commit to enrolment before the class commences in order for NECOM to ensure that course costs are covered.

    For more information about classes and how you can enrol, click here.   

    Enrol Now for 2017

    Programs for 2017 commence in the week beginning Monday 6 February so it is not too late to enrol if you are new to NECOM - you can find out details of all our programs and complete the Enrolment forms from our enrolment page or by coming into the NECOM office to collect information.
    All Students who were enrolled in programs in 2016 are required to re-enrol for 2017. All Foundation and Instrumental students will have received a re-enrolment form, their Semester 2 reports from their instrumental teachers and program information in their 2017 pack. Returning students are asked to speak with their tuition teacher in regard to suitable lesson lengths to determine the appropriate time to suit their level and goals in 2017. Please remember that to begin lessons in 2017 you must return your completed enrolment form to the NECOM office: lessons cannot begin without this form lodged.
    Call the NECOM Office on 6788 2135 for further information if you wish to enrol for the first time or need to re-enrol for 2017. Please note that the deadline for Early Bird Discount for enrolments ended on Friday 3 February, 5pm and fees revert to the standard fee from that time onwards.

     NECOM is on Facebook Find us on Facebook Collage

    We are very excited to announce that the New England Conservatorium is now on Facebook. We look forward to updating the page regularly with all of the exciting things that our students are experiencing, from lessons to workshops, concerts and everythng in between. If you'd like to stay up to date with news, events, classes, and enrollment information, follow NECOM on Facebook and never miss an update! 



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