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    ARCADIA WINDS: Thursday 4 May @7:00pm, Armidale Town Hall  

    Arcadia Winds, five of Australia’s leading young musicians, will make their Armidale debut on Thursday 4 May (7pm) in an exclusive concert presented by the New England Conservatorium (NECOM) and Musica Viva Armidale. Known for their energetic, joyful and spontaneous performances, the group will showcase their remarkable talents at Armidale Town Hall in an engaging program of Debussy, Nielsen and Ligeti, expertly matched with new discoveries by Australian composers Natalie Williams and Lachlan Skipworth. 

    BOOKINGS: www.trybooking.com/OJYI

    Arcadia Winds to hold workshop at NECOM

    NECOM conductor Paul Marshall and Arcadia Winds, five of Australia’s most inspiring musicians will host a once-only workshop open to all woodwind and brass players on Friday 5 May. Funded by NECOM, this free workshop includes a big ensemble play-a-thon for aspiring players. Don’t miss this unique learning experience.

    The Workshop is free and open to students in Years 3-12 who can read music and have at least 12 months experience playing one of the following instruments:

    Winds                    flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone
    Brass                      trumpet, trombone, French horn, tuba

    Call NECOM on 6788 2135 or email marketing@necom.org.au to register today! 


    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 

    • Thursday 2 March, 7pm – Elena Kats-Chernin & Tamara-Anna Cislowska 
    • Thursday 4 May, 7pm – Arcadia Winds
    • Thurs 31 August, 7pm – ACO Collective 


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


    2017 Armidale Eisteddfod Entries

    The 2017 Armidale Eisteddfod Entries have been lodged for NECOM students, Ensembles and Choirs. NECOM Choirs entering this year are: MiniSingers, Cantilena, Cantilena Chorale, New England Singers, New England Singers Junior & Senior Choirs, and New England Singers Chamber Choir.

    The program for the 2017 Eisteddfod will be available in early May 2017 for purchase from the NECOM office for $10. Families will receive an email notification from the NECOM office when the programs so you can call in to pick one up.

    Parents with students entered in individual events and duets should speak to their child’s tuition teacher directly regarding repertoire and the need for an accompanist.

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    Bookings now open

    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.   


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