NSW Regional Conservatoriums
Growing from a handful of NSW State Conservatorium ‘music centres’ in the early 1970s, a highly professional network of 17 regional conservatoriums of music deliver quality music education and performance opportunities to over 20,000 school students and adult community members across the State.
Devised as a tool for providing quality music education opportunities for music students outside Sydney, the consequent network of Conservatoriums now provides extensive music education services that encompass individual and group specialist instrumental/vocal training, Early Childhood Music, ensemble programs. curriculum and classroom support in music, and professional development for generalist classroom, and studio music teachers.
As NSW’s largest regional employers of specialist music educators, regional conservatoriums are proud to play a significant role in the ongoing training of school and community musicians in all types of instrumental and vocal music.
NSW regional conservatoriums are your community music resource enhancing the quality of life in non-metropolitan areas. We support regional and remote communities with individual and group tuition, school curriculum and band programs, pre-service and in-service professional learning for teachers, and a range of life-long experiences and performances for diverse audiences.
NSW Regional Conservatoriums are located in the following regional cities and towns across regional NSW:
Murray Con – Albury
New England Con - Armidale and Inverell
Mitchell Con – Lithgow, Bathurst, Parkes and Forbes
Central Coast Con – Gosford
Coffs Harbour Con
South West Music – Deniliquin
Macquarie Con – Dubbo
Hume Conservatorium - Goulburn
Clarence Valley Con - Grafton
Gunnedah Regional Con
Northern Rivers Con – Lismore
Orange Regional Con
Tamworth Regional Con
Upper Hunter Con – Muswellbrook
Riverina Con – Wagga Wagga
Young Regional School of Music