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Penny Lee

Chair, Governance and Legal Committee

Penny is an experienced legal professional who currently works for the NSW government. For 8 years she worked as a legal adviser to the British government in London. Prior to this, she provided legal advice to the United Nations in West Africa. Penny holds a Bachelor of Laws, a Master of Laws and also an Arts Degree. She specialises in governance and procedures and has developed and implemented significant strategic operational procedures for the NSW Government. In 2014 she moved to the Hunter Valley and is currently working in mining regulation; she is one of the few female mining inspectors in NSW.

Penny plays the violin and strongly believes in the benefits music can bring to develop and bind the community. Her interest in music extends to a belief that music further enhances and stimulates creativity and has the capacity to inspire people to come together in a magical way. 

Elected to the Board in 2019.

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Term Dates

The Central Coast Conservatorium operates to NSW Department of Education School Gazetted Term dates

Term 1
Tuesday 28/1 to Thursday 9/4 
(Saturday Strings concludes 4 April)

Term 2
Monday 27/4 to Saturday 4/7 
(Saturday Strings concludes 27 June)

Term 3
Monday 20/7 to Saturday 26/9 
(Saturday Strings concludes 19 September)

Term 4
Monday 12/10 to Saturday 19/12
(Saturday Strings concludes 12 December)

Mission Statement

We seek to inspire our Central Coast community to engage in and value music as an integral part of life through comprehensive music education and artistic endeavour.