SUPPORT and RESOURCES for STUDIO MUSIC TEACHERS

NECOM’s Music Educator Member Program is a unique partnership between NECOM and studio music teachers. This strategic partnership between a regional conservatorium and the local music community of teachers is unique in NSW. This positive collaboration strengthens and enriches music education opportunities for music students, increases attendance at cultural venues and event, and promotes particpation in professional development   programs offered by NECOM.  

The partnership offers invaluable benefits and opportunities for regional music teachers and their students, thereby contributing to the robust cultural economy of Armidale and the New England region. The progam offers access to NECOM activities and services, thereby strengthening and promoting music throughout the community.

NECOM invites private studio music teachers to join up or renew their members of the Music Educator Member Program so they and their students can access the following benefits

  • Bursaries and/or scholarships for your students (NECOM awards over $30,000+ annually)
  • Venues for your students’ AMEB & Trinity examinations, including warm-up studio, piano tuning and administration support
  • Referrals to parents or community members seeking music lessons from private studio teachers
  • Discounted studio hire fee of $2/hour to contribute to ongoing costs of office admin support, insurances, venue hire, piano tuning, utilities etc.
  • Discounted hire fees for venues for your studio concerts
  • Employment opportunities to teach or perform in NECOM projects and events
  • Advertising - the Music Educator Members list will be linked to our 2017 e-newsletter ‘Take Note’ distributed to 750+ individuals and organisations throughout New England + promotion on the NECOM website
  • Inclusion in NECOM’s coverage by the APRA/AMCOS photocopy and education licence
  • NECOM’s Professional Development Workshops and events, including workshops and masterclasses with visiting guest artists and musicians
  • Updates on relevant legislation for teachers eg Child Protection Policy
  • Instrument hire for your students

The annual membership fee is $85. To apply, please complete the Membership Application form and send with payment of the membership fee to NECOM.

2017 Professional Development Workshops for Teachers

NECOM will offer a range of workshops with visiting guest artists and educators throughout the year, many of which are free to Music Educator Members and their students. NECOM also provides support to external presenters of workshops offered to MEM.Please contact the NECOM office (Tel: 6788 2135) for information and enrolment.

  • Go with the Flow practice Method w Eve Newsome - Thurs 2 & Fri 3 Feb
  • ANCA Choral Conducting for Primary Choirs - Sat 4 & Sun 5 Feb
  • Go with the Flow practice Method w Eve Newsome - Thurs 2 & Fri 3 Feb
  • Composition Workshop by Elena Kats-Chernin - Fri 3 March (for school teachers)
  • Choral Conducing Workshop w Luke Bryne - Wed 17 May

2016 Professional Development Workshops for Teachers

  • Masterclasses with the Flinders Quartet - Sat 19 March
  • Australian Composition Workshop w Luke Bryne - Wed 18 May
  • String Pedagogy W'shop w Margaret Caley - Sat 7 May
  • Musical Futures 'Just Play' for Stage 3-5 Music Syllabus  - Wed 11 May
  • String Pedagogy Seminar w Prof Goetz Richter - Sun 24 July
  • Australian Piano Music Workshop w Jeanell Carrigan - Sun 24 July

2015 Professional Development Workshops for Teachers

NECOM will offer a range of workshops with visiting guest artists and educators throughout the year, many of which are free to Music Educator Members and their students. NECOM also provides support to external presenters of workshops offered to MEM.Please contact the NECOM office (Tel: 6773 6419) for information and enrolment.

  • Piano Teachers Pedagogy Workshop w Wendy Lorenz - Sat 21 Feb, 1-2.30pm
  • Masterclasses w New England Ensemble - Fri 20 & Sat 21 Feb
  • String Workshop with ACO2 - Thurs 14 May, 10am-1pm
  • Choral Conducting Workshop - Wed 20 May, 4-5.30pm
  • Composer Workshop - Wed 20 May, 6-7pm
  • Macedonian Gypsy Workshop - Sat 13 June, 2-4pm
  • Piano Masterclass w Roger Woodward (with UNE) - Mon 29 June
  • Songwriting Workshop (w Music Australia) - Wed 5 Aug, 9.30am-3.30pm
  • Choral Workshop w Roland Peelman - Fri 16 Oct, 4-7pm

2014 Professional Development Workshops 

  • Alexander Technique Workshops by Greg Holdaway - Sat 1 & Sun 2 February See link below
  • Kodaly Workshops - Fri 14 to Sun 16 March
  • Baroque Piano Workshop with Erin Helyard - Sat 3 May
  • Woodwind Pedagogy & Bootcamp with Mark Walton - Sat 3 & Sun 4 May
  • Violin Pedagogy Workshop with Goetz Richter - Sat 14 June
  • Australian Piano Workshop with Jeanell Carrigan - Sat 14 June
  • Dalcroze Eurhythmics Workshops - Fri 25 to Sun 27 July

 

 

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