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10 January 2020

Benjamin Carey named MESS Artist in Residence

An internal grant from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music allowed Dr Benjamin Carey to take up an artist residency at the Melbourne Electronic Sound Studio. He shares his experience with us.
09 December 2019

Composing Women 2019

Composing Women 2019 has been a year of highlight achievements for Josephine Macken, Georgia Scott, Peggy Polias and Bree van Reyk. 
03 December 2019

The scholarship that helped a young musician follow her passion

For Sydney Conservatorium student Gemma Lawton, a donor-funded scholarship provided much-needed support through illness and injury.
20 November 2019

How a Sydney student champions the LGBTIQ community globally

Amy McCarthy has been instrumental in improving support for transgender students at the University of Sydney. Now, the undergraduate student is pushing for change on a global scale.
20 November 2019

Sydney scholars receive honour for achievement in the humanities

The Australian Academy of the Humanities has elected two University of Sydney researchers and practitioners as fellows and has welcomed a University leader to their council this week.
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.