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A musical community starts at the Con

Let’s face it: Almost everything is more fun with a friend! Joining a group is a great way to enhance your skills, extend your repertoire, and share your love of music with like-minded people. TRCM offers a number of opportunities for students and musicians of all ages to participate in ensembles. For more information on joining a group, get in touch.

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Large Ensemble Program

Participation in the Tamworth Youth String Orchestra develops key skills including enhanced reading, repertoire and social interaction.

The Tamworth Regional Youth Orchestra provides a stimulating environment in which players develop high-level ensemble techniques and advanced playing skills. The orchestra has performed under the baton of a number of eminent Australian conductors, including Mr Richard Gill OAM and Mr Graham Abbott. It has also commissioned works from leading Australian composers Elena Kats-Chernin, Matthew Hindson and Iain Grandage.

Junior Concert Band is designed for brass, woodwind and percussion students who have progressed past beginner level.

Concert Band is ideal for adult brass, woodwind and percussion players who wish to maintain their skills or acquire new ones. This ensemble regularly performs at public and private functions.

Small Ensembles Program

A range of ensembles is available for students of all ages.

  • String Quartet
  • Flute Ensemble
  • Brass Ensemble
  • Cello Ensemble
  • Guitar Ensemble
  • Sinfonia String Ensemble
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Ukulele Ensemble
  • Guitar Ensemble
  • Rock Con

Vocal Program

The Conservatorium offers students of all ages the opportunity to be part of a vocal ensemble or choir.

Kindergarten - Yr 2 and Years 3 - 6 Children’s Choir: These choirs are for primary school age students who can join in the fun of singing together. Students are taught good vocal habits, general musicianship and a love of vocal music. Both choirs perform at Conservatorium events throughout the year.

Youth Choir - Year 7 upwards: Is a mixed voice choir which performs a range of choral repertoire from the Renaissance to modern day arrangements. Both secular and sacred works are performed as well as world music and folk songs. This choir regularly performs at Conservatorium and public functions.

Conservatorium Chamber Singers.This 4 part choir draws its repertoire from 5 centuaries of vocal music. It aims to develop skills in part singing and good ensemble technique. The choir performs regularly at Conservatorium events. Entry is by audition or invitation.

Schools Program

The Conservatorium is able to provide teachers for tuition in schools in the region via face to face or videoconferencing. Tuition is available in the following:


Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Mandolin, Ukulele


Flute, Oboe, Saxophone, Clarinet, Bassoon, Recorder


Trumpet, Cornet, Trombone, French, Horn, Tuba, Euphonium

Remote Access Education

As a member of the Association of New South Wales Regional Conservatoriums, the TRCM is supported by the Department of Education and Communities to deliver music education to schools within our region. DEC schools are equipped with Video Conferencing technology and the TRCM has also set up its own Videoconferencing Studio. If you are interested in learning an instrument but live far from Tamworth, and you have access to videoconferencing equipment, please contact us for more information.