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21 March 2019

Aboriginal Australia's smash hit that went viral

In a time before radio, songs were shared between Aboriginal groups at large social gatherings and spread enormous distances. One such song known as Wanji-wanji has travelled some thousands of kilometres and remained unchanged over the past 150 years.
05 March 2019

Sydney Conservatorium of Music announces Associate Dean of Research

Sydney Conservatorium of Music announces the internal appointment of world-renowned performing scholar and educator Professor Neal Peres Da Costa as Associate Dean (Research).
20 February 2019

Sydney sings! Old songs, new songs, Australian songs

Singers and musicians from Sydney's Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander communities and the University of Sydney community come together to sing songs of reconciliation hosted by the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

01 February 2019

2019 Chancellor’s Concert

The 2019 Chancellor’s Concert pairs Dvořák’s life affirming Symphony No. 8 with Rachmaninov’s symphonic Piano Concerto No. 3 for a spectacular night in Verbrugghen Hall.
29 January 2019

Con students in China with the Sichuan Symphony Orchestra

Orchestral students from Sydney Conservatorium of Music travelled to Chengdu to play with the renowned Sichuan Symphony Orchestra.
29 November 2018

The determination of a Viking: DMA student Rachelle Elliott

Conductor and Doctor of Musical Arts student Rachelle Elliott has spent the past two years researching the history and characteristics of Icelandic choral composition.
29 November 2018

The top 5 releases of 2018

Sydney Conservatorium of Music jazz, classical, contemporary and composition academics reveal what's been spinning on their playlists this year.
23 November 2018

National acclaim at 22 years: Oscar Joe Gross wins Best Original Song

Third year contemporary music student Oscar Joe Gross recently won Best Original Song Composed for the Screen at the 2018 Screen Music Awards.
01 November 2018

All in a year’s work: Composing for opera, orchestra and virtuoso flutist Claire Chase

As the year draws to a close, we caught up with Composing Women 2018-2019 participants Bree van Reyk, Josephine Macken, Georgia Scott and Peggy Polias, to find out what they have been up to in their first year of the program.
30 October 2018

Vale Richard Gill AO

Maestro Richard Gill has passed away at the age of 76, leaving behind a legacy of contribution to Australian orchestras, choirs, opera and music education.