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    More to a skilled ear in music 15 Aug 2014 The first pilot study in Australia to give musicians the skills and training to critically assess music by what they hear rather than what they see begins this month at the Sydney Conservatorium of ...Read more
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    Peter Sculthorpe 1929-2014 08 Aug 2014 Peter Sculthorpe (Image: Dan White) Peter Sculthorpe, Emeritus Professor of Composition at the University of Sydney, Australia’s most significant composer, passed away in Sydney at the age of ...Read more
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    Sydney’s top music students on stage in Italy for first chamber music summer school 02 Jul 2014 The finest musicians from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music are about to set off for the first European Chamber Music Summer School in Italy this week. The inaugural Estivo will see 47 tertiary ...Read more
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    A master in the language of music to join the Con 11 Jun 2014 Richard Cohn will join the Sydney Conservatorium of Music as a Professor of Music in 2015. The Sydney Conservatorium of Music announces the appointment of the esteemed music theorist, Richard ...Read more
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    New conductor brings change of wind to the Con 26 May 2014 Dr John Lynch, the phenomenal American wind conductor of international repute, has arrived in Australia to take up his new teaching role at the University of Sydney’s Conservatorium of Music and ...Read more
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    Mozart meets Menotti in a 1930s radio opera 02 May 2014 Cast members experiment with sound at the Foley desk during rehearsals for the upcoming 1930s radio opera at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Photo: Louis Dillon Savage. In its first big opera ...Read more
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    The Con’s trifecta for Australia’s richest violin prize 14 Apr 2014   Former Sydney Conservatorium of Music students (L-R) Anne-Marie Johnson, Doretta Balkizas and Emily Sun compete for Australia’s richest violin prize this week. Photo: Melbourne ...Read more
  • Students make new music connections for summit finale 04 Apr 2014 Whilst the heads of eleven elite tertiary music schools from the Asia Pacific region have been meeting in Sydney this week for an inaugural music summit, Australian and Chinese students have been ...Read more
  • Inaugural Asia Pacific Music Summit to build regional ties 01 Apr 2014 Eleven heads of the leading tertiary music schools from the Asia Pacific region will meet in Sydney this week for an augural music summit. The 2014 Asia Pacific Music Summit, which runs from 2-5 ...Read more
  • Investing in the jazz musicians of tomorrow 25 Mar 2014 Young, talented jazz musicians can now apply for the Sydney Conservatorium of Music's first jazz scholarship, thanks to the generosity of jazz lovers, Anthony and Sharon Lee. The Anthony and ...Read more