Meet the Chamber Strings

The Northern Rivers Conservatorium is a dynamic and supportive environment for quality education in music.

Community Music is just that – music for the whole community. Whether you are 18 months old or 81 years old, there is something for you at your Conservatorium. We offer everything from group classes in Early Childhood Music, to individual tuition in the instrument of your choice, through to a wide range of ensemble and choir opportunities.

Our Music in Schools program exists to provide students with access to quality music education with Conservatorium tutors during school hours at their school. Our professionally qualified and dedicated tutors provide one on one, small group, and ensemble tuition, in response to the particular needs of the school community.

Our Early Childhood Music department is committed to ensuring that all children have access to the benefits of music education from early in life. As well as our continuum of classes from Sprouts through to Saplings, we offer regular professional development workshops for Early Childhood Educators and Primary School Teachers in early stage one.

The Latest News and Events

Doors wide open in 2021!

We are pleased to inform you that the Northern Rivers Conservatorium will throw open its doors in 2021.  Thank you to our Conservatorium community of students, families and staff for your support in embracing the 2020 COVID-Safe practices. Over the past year we have...

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Sneak peek at our 2021 events!

After almost a year of lockdown and online entertainment, in 2021 year we are proud to present a range of spectacular artists live in concert and amazing student and community workshops including: James Morrison & Emma Pask Lior - Compassion Ensemble Q Northern...

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Northern Rivers Conservatorium 

Enhanced accessibility & complete refurbishment 

The refurbishment of the Northern Rivers Conservatorium’s historic building will improve access for all members of the community through the installation of a lift and internal ramps. There will also be an upgrade of all amenities. The teaching, administrative and public spaces will be refurbished so that the physical space reflects the excellence of the Conservatorium’s music education, presentation and participation activities.