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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.
30 July 2019

Aspiring opera singer combines love for production and performance

The Conservatorium's 2019 Inclusion Project enables Bachelor of Music (Performance) student Meredith Juanita Yi Hui Cheng, to work on David Reeves's musical sensation, Seven Little Australians in Wollongong.
26 July 2019

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music Wind Symphony tours Spain

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music Wind Symphony, under the baton of John Lynch, represented Australia at the International Conference of the World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles in Spain. 
24 July 2019

Shakespeare and Opera in the Twenty-first Century

Research into the study of contemporary operatic adaptation of Shakespeare reveals a renewed and growing interest by composers and librettists in Shakespeare as a source for many new operatic works.
18 July 2019

When science orchestrates music

As part of Innovation Week 2019 celebrations, Sydney Conservatorium of Music student, Christine Pan joins the dots between music and science through a new composition influenced by quantum theory.
17 July 2019

Sydney rises in Times Higher Education global reputation ranking

The University of Sydney has moved into second place in Australia in the 2019 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings.