Staff

  • A fine ear for harmony (SMH)[2 October 2012]

    The first task of any new boss is to listen and learn, the dean of the Conservatorium of Music tells Joyce Morgan. More

  • Sharing their music vibes to open opportunities (SMH)[16 July 2012]

    A program encouraging less-advantaged students to consider options for tertiary education has hit the right note. More

  • Music scholar finds sound basis to revolutionise performance[2 July 2012]

    A University of Sydney scholar has conducted groundbreaking research that could change the way pianists perform music by late-romantic composers such as Brahms, Chopin and Saint-Säens. More

  • PRINCETON JAZZ COMES TO THE CON[13 March 2012]

    Next week the Sydney Conservatorium of Music welcomes Princeton University Jazz to Australia where students from the two jazz schools will undertake a week-long intensive exchange of musical and cultural ideas. More

  • CHRISTMAS SHOPPING AT APPLE WITH STRINGS ATTACHED[3 November 2011]

    The Sydney Conservatorium of Music has teamed up with Apple to offer Christmas shoppers at Apple's George Street store something different in the way of live music, every Thursday in November. More

  • BEIJING HONOUR[3 November 2011]

    On an official visit to China, last week, the Dean & Principal of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Professor Kim Walker, received an unexpected honour from the President of Beijing Central Conservatory of Music, Professor Wang Cizhao. More

  • ENDTIME[28 October 2011]

    At the end of 2011, Professor Kim Walker will complete her second term as Dean & Principal of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, a role she commenced in 2004. In a fitting tribute to her tenure as Dean, during which The Con has achieved unprecedented international ecognition, the SCM Symphony Orchestra will take on the challenge of Mahler's magnificent Ninth Symphony, under their Maestro, Professor Imre Palló, in a concert aptly titled "Endtime". More

  • CONGRATULATIONS![11 August 2011]

    Conservatorium staff, students and alumni are celebrating a number of recent successes and awards. Associate Professor Kathryn Marsh and Lecturer in Music Education, Dr Jennifer Rowley, have each been awarded grants in excess of $200,000 by the Australian Learning & Teaching Council (ALTC). More

  • TAKING GLASS TO CHINA[27 July 2011]

    A Lecturer in Composition at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Damien Ricketson, is about to tour China with his innovative work, Fractured Again, performed by the group that he co-directs, Ensemble Offspring. This major multimedia production explores music made out of glass. More

  • CON COMPOSERS HIT NEW HIGHS[22 July 2011]

    Associate Prof Matthew Hindson AM, Chair of Composition at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, is delighted by the number and variety of recent successes that he has to report for the whole range of Con composers: students, alumni and faculty members are having their new music performed all over the world. More

  • PAUL STANHOPE SCOOPS 2011 ART MUSIC AWARDS[12 May 2011]

    Nearly 400 leading members of Australia's music community gathered at Sydney Theatre on May 3 to celebrate the 2011 Art Music Awards presented by APRA and The Australian Music Centre. Julian Morrow from ABC TV's The Chaser hosted the evening which was the culmination of a highly successful awards process with hundreds of nominations across a wide spectrum of contemporary music. More

  • THE CON OFFICIALLY LISTED A STATE HERITAGE TREASURE[28 January 2011]

    "A fitting tribue to a wonderful Sydney icon and a living treasure!" That is how Dean and Principal of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Professor Kim Walker described the formal listing of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music on the State Heritage Register. More