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18 May 2018

Sydney Conservatorium of Music hosts International Jazz Festival

International stars and jazz heavyweights will descend on the University of Sydney's Conservatorium of Music for the second International Jazz Festival on Sunday 3 June.
14 May 2018

Poulenc's opera masterpiece Les Mamelles de Tirésias comes to Sydney

Burgeoning opera stars from the University of Sydney’s Conservatorium of Music take to the stage for a run of Francis Poulenc’s rarely-performed surrealist comic opera, Les Mamelles de Tirésias (The Breasts of Tirésias).
07 May 2018

Stephanie Russell wins scholarship to pursue jazz career

Jazz vocals student Stephanie Russell has been awarded the 2018 Generations in Jazz Vocal Scholarship. The Newcastle-based student is in the final year of her degree and will receive $5000 as part of the scholarship.
02 May 2018

Building community through music

After graduating from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 1993, Michelle Leonard went on to found two incredible choral communities.
24 April 2018

Young performers pushing the boundaries between opera and cabaret

Students from the University of Sydney Conservatorium of Music have joined forces with their Wollongong peers to create an operatic spectacular.
26 March 2018

Opera inspired by young girls’ experience of September 11

The Howling Girls, a new chamber opera composed by Sydney Conservatorium of Music's Dr Damien Ricketson, is inspired by the unusual medical experience of a group of young women affected by September 11.
26 March 2018

The Space Between Stars premiere

Composition student Ella Macens will premiere her latest work, The Space Between Stars, at the annual Chancellor’s Concert.
08 March 2018

Talented conductor shows great potential

Ambitious saxophone student Sam Weller has developed a passion for conducting. Now he's finding a way to combine the two.
05 March 2018

Liza Lim receives Australia Council Don Banks Music Award

Professor of Composition Dr Liza Lim has been announced as the 2018 recipient of the prestigious Australia Council Don Banks Music Award.
14 February 2018

Top 5 love songs from a pop expert

This Valentine’s Day our resident pop expert, Dr Jadey O’Regan, takes us through her top 5 love tunes of all time.