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23 October 2019

Professor Ingrid Monson visits the Con

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music was proud to host renowned jazz scholar and ethnomusicologist Professor Ingrid Monson.

23 October 2019

Students make music in LA

A scholarship enabled two students to jet off to the United States to take up an internship in a studio that produces music for visual media. They tell us what they learned.
22 October 2019

Inaugural Sculthorpe Chair of Australian Music announced

Sydney Conservatorium of Music has announced Professor Liza Lim as the inaugural Sculthorpe Chair of Australian Music.
22 October 2019

Composing Women line up for 2020-2021 announced

As part of the Conservatorium's 2020-2021 Composing Women program, four postgraduate research students will work with the Sydney Dance Company, Sydney Philharmonia Choirs and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.
20 September 2019

'Piano Woman' scoops prize pool

Pianist Leanne Jin has picked up three prestigious prizes in just two months, including first prize in the Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition.
29 August 2019

Bringing it all back home from band camp

Sydney Conservatorium of Music student Gemma Lawton wants a “career full of performing and teaching horn” – and her work experience has her well on the way.
20 August 2019

Art Music Awards winners announced

The 2019 Art Music Awards winners were announced last night at a ceremony in the University of Sydney's Great Hall. Presented by APRA AMCOS and the Australian Music Centre, the Art Music Awards celebrate achievements in Australian contemporary classical music, experimental music and jazz.
15 August 2019

How can creative disciplines bring urban communities together?

The University of Sydney's Footbridge Gallery, a digital shared space, will host a sound and musical performance and interdisciplinary panel event to explore what role creative disciplines play in bringing urban communities together.
13 August 2019

Woodstock at 50: the lasting impact of a tribute to peace, music and love

University of Sydney American studies, music, and human geography experts explore what the Woodstock Music Festival meant in its sociopolitical context, and why efforts to recreate it are controversial.
01 August 2019

Jandamarra - Sing for Country

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music and Bunuba Cultural Enterprises present Jandamarra - Sing for the Country. This work for massed voices and orchestra tells the story of Jandamarra, a young Bunuba Aboriginal man and the dramatic story of conflict between Aboriginal people and white settlers.