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  • Vale Richard Toop 20 Jun 2017 Richard Toop (1945-2017) We are deeply saddened to hear of the recent passing of our beloved colleague Richard Toop on Monday 19 June, aged 71. Richard was an amazing musicologist, teacher and ...Read more
  • Lorde and the Con musicians during the 'Melodramatic' interview at 2DAY FM. Image courtesy of 2DAY FM.
    Con students give Lorde the green light 16 Jun 2017 Lorde and the Con musicians during the 'Melodramatic' interview at 2DAY FM. Image courtesy of 2DAY FM. A group of University of Sydney music students recently had the opportunity of surprising ...Read more
  • Sydney Con’s inaugural jazz festival ends on a high note 06 Jun 2017 The newly formed Australian National Jazz Orchestra - photo Aaron Blakey The Sydney Conservatorium of Music closed its inaugural International Jazz Festival on Sunday night with a ...Read more
  • University congratulates new AIATSIS appointments 24 May 2017 Dr Myfany Turpin working with Marie Mudgell and Patrick Smith to document songs in Balgo, Western Australia Welcomes opportunity to continue valuable work with Institute The University of ...Read more
  • New music at the Con raises the decibels for Vivid Sydney 01 May 2017 (L-R) Michaela Davies, Alon Ilsar and Véronique Serret featuring in Vivid New Music at the Con. Images courtesy of the artists. The Sydney Conservatorium of Music will present an electric ...Read more
  • Antony Walker recognised for international contribution to music 21 Apr 2017 The annual University of Sydney Alumni Awards program celebrates the achievements of our alumni and honours their contribution to the University and wider community. The Alumni Achievement ...Read more
  • Sydney Con stages its first international jazz festival Jim Black The Sydney Conservatorium of Music, the heartland of the country’s finest jazz musicians and the first tertiary jazz course in Australia, is hosting an inaugural international jazz ...Read more
  • A rare music exchange unites Australia and China cultures 11 Apr 2017   Anmatyerr women from central Australia and Kam women from south-west Chinal perform a dance on the Greenway Lawns at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, 10 April 2017. Music brings ...Read more
  • Musical Abundance in New York for Con Alumna 27 Mar 2017 Annie Gard in India Annie Gard (BMus (Perf) ’16) was recently accepted into the internationally regarded Master of Music (performance) at The Juilliard School in New York City, after initially ...Read more
  • Olive Pink inspires Anne Boyd’s new orchestral work 21 Mar 2017 Image: Will Nichols, University of Sydney music student and harpist, runs through his solo part in Olive Pink’s Garden with Professor Anne Boyd AM. The University of Sydney’s first female ...Read more