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    A genre-bending new music festival kicks off Vivid Sydney 16 May 2016 Secret Suburbs featuring at Sound Gardens new music festival at the Con for Vivid opening weekend. A mash-up of genre-bending music by budding musicians from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music ...Read more
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    Composition students attend Summit in Singapore 28 Apr 2016 Matthew Colucci, Dr Damien Ricketson, Professor Anna Reid and Liz Jigalin Conservatorium composition students Liz Jigalin and Matthew Colucci recently travelled to Singapore to attend the third ...Read more
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    SCM Graduation 21 April 2016 – Assoc Prof Goetz Richter 21 Apr 2016 Dr Stephen Mould and Associate Professor Goetz Richter Occasional Address – University of Sydney, Graduation of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, 21 April 2016 Great Hall, University of ...Read more
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    Sydney Conservatorium of Music lights up for Vivid Sydney 19 Apr 2016 For the first time during Vivid Sydney, the iconic ‘music castle’ nestled on the edge of the Royal Botanic Garden, the Sydney Conservatorium of Music (the Con) will be a beacon of both ...Read more
  • Toby Thatcher
    Toby Thatcher wins University Young Alumni Award 08 Apr 2016 At just 26, Mr Toby Thatcher was last year appointed to the highly coveted role of assistant conductor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra - only 18 months after graduating with an MA in Oboe ...Read more
  • Many Hands
    Many Hands Make Light Work 05 Apr 2016 Lend a hand to co-create a collaborative digital artwork and discover the sounds of your hand “The future of design is co-creation” says Bruce Ramus, recently appointed to the University of ...Read more
  • Turpin - Thomas Monkey Yikapaya, Ronnie Wavehill Wirrpnga and Topsy Dodd Ngarnjal performing wajarra at Kalkarindgi.
    Turpin and Meakins document Wave Hill ceremonies and song 31 Mar 2016 Thomas Monkey Yikapaya, Ronnie Wavehill Wirrpnga and Topsy Dodd Ngarnjal performing wajarra at Kalkarindgi. Photo (c) Brenda L Croft The Gurindji people of the Northern Territory are well-known ...Read more
  • Elena Kats-Chernin
    Macquarie’s Castle celebrated in world-premiere performance 29 Mar 2016 Elena Kats-Chernin A world premiere performance of a new Elena Kats-Chernin work headlines the 2016 Chancellor’s Concert at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music on Friday 8 April. The ...Read more
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    Sydney Uni’s first MOOC rethinks a 21st century music education 15 Mar 2016 Northern Beaches Christian School music class. Photo (c) University of Sydney The University of Sydney’s first MOOC, centred on teaching music in the 21st century, launches this month and urges ...Read more
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    A hot house of women composers sets up at The Con 08 Mar 2016 Image (L-R): Elizabeth Younan, Clare Johnston, Ella Macens and Natalie Nicolas – four promising women composers picked for the inaugural development program at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, ...Read more