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Welcome to NECOM | New England Conservatorium of Music
NECOM (New England Conservatorium of Music), is a thriving regional conservatorium on the Northern Tablelands of NSW. The principal campus is situated in Armidale with a satellite campus in Inverell. Armidale is a ‘University’ city of 24,000 residents, famous for its spectacular spring and autumn seasons, its heritage buildings and access to national parks of the region. The dual economies of education and agriculture create a thriving cultural scene to which NECOM makes an invaluable contribution.
2014 is an important milestone for NECOM as it will celebrate its 10th Anniversary of operations by presenting many special workshops and concerts across the year. Events coming up in the next month include:
NEW ENGLAND SINGS!
Sunday 2 November at Lazenby Hall, UNE
Concert #1 @ 11.00am - Good seats still available
Concert #2 @ 2.00pm - SOLD OUT!!
NECOM's most celebrated choral showcase returns for another spectacular series of concerts. 2014 will see over 800 school students from 25 regional schools combine with Armidale Youth Orchestra and community musicians to present this outstanding musical event celebrating Australian music and special commissions based on lyrics by New England writers Sophie Masson and Judith Wright.
Each concert features the Massed Secondary Choir, NECOM choirs Minisingers, Cantilena and New England Singers, along with Massed Primary Choir No 1 (to perform in Concert #1 at 11am) and Massed Primary Choir No 2 (to perform in Concert #2 at 2pm). To check the Primary Schools in Concert #1 or Concert #2, click onto the Link at the bottom of this page.
Heritage Homestead Concert Series
NECOM’s very popular Heritage Homestead Concert Series presents its final concert for 2014 featuring outstanding musicians and friends of NECOM:
NECOM @ Deeargee Woolshed: Sunday 19 October, 3pm - SOLD OUT
NECOM Musicians & Friends celebrate the unique heritage of Deeargee Woolshed and Australian history with a concert of chamber music written in the 1800-1900s, colonial folk music and poetry. Step back in time for a once-only event in this iconic woolshed, rarely open to the public.
Tickets: Adults $45, Pensioners $35, FT Students $25 All proceeds go to NECOM’s Bursary Fund to help students who need financial assistance with their studies.