Alumni

  • 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

  • CON OPERA STUDENTS TRIUMPH[28 July 2011]

    The first of the year's major opera awards, the 2011 Lady Mary Fairfax New York Opera Scholarship, has been won by Clarissa Spata, who graduated from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 2004 as a Bachelor in Music Performance with distinction in Voice. More

  • SCM STUDENTS DOMINATE ABC YOUNG PERFORMER AWARDS FINALS[8 June 2011]

    Third year Piano student Nicholas Young pipped Con Open Academy Rising Star, York Yu, in the Keyboards Final on Thursday 9 June. Four more students and one SCM graduate will compete in the Other Instruments and Strings Finals later in June. More

  • YOUNG AUSTRALIAN CONDUCTOR WINS MAJOR INTERNATIONAL PRIZE[27 May 2011]

    Australian conductor, Daniel Smith, has won a prestigious prize in the 5th Witold Lutosławski International Competition for Young Conductors, held in Białystok, Poland once every 5 years. 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

  • FURTHER INTERNATIONAL ACCLAIM FOR KATIA[28 April 2011]

    Con alumna and award winning composer and performer, Katia Beaugeais has added to her growing list of international credits with two performances in Zagreb, Croatia this month. More

  • ANDREJ KOUZNETSOV - WESTMINSTER ABBEY ORGAN SCHOLAR[19 April 2011]

    While the eyes of the world will be on the Royal Wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey on April 29, The University of Sydney has good reason to celebrate another major milestone at the famous institution later this year. More

  • ANDREJ KOUZNETSOV - WESTMINSTER ABBEY ORGAN SCHOLAR[19 April 2011]

    While the eyes of the world will be on the Royal Wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey on April 29, The University of Sydney has good reason to celebrate another major milestone at the famous institution later this year. More

  • JANE RUTTER - NO LONGER A "MISSING MUSO"[29 March 2011]

    There are not many achievements that North Shore resident and internationally acclaimed flautist Jane Rutter hasn't posted in her stellar music career. More

  • ILLUSTRIOUS "MISSING MUSOS" WELCOMED INTO SYDNEY UNIVERSITY FAMILY[29 March 2011]

    More than 240 ex-students of the NSW State Conservatorium of Music have been formally welcomed into the University of Sydney alumni community in a special recognition ceremony at the main campus's Great Hall. More