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  • Seidler Salon Series premieres emerging Con composer 18 Jan 2018 Dr Daniel Yeadon (left) and Professor Neal Peres Da Costa (right) with Ella Macens (centre) in rehearsals for The Lake premiere. Photo: Mandy Campbell. Ella Macens, one of the first students in the ...Read more
  • A year of success for Rising Star Calvin Abdiel 08 Jan 2018 Calvin Abdiel - finals night, Vlassnko Piano Competition Conservatorium High School and Open Academy at the Con Rising Star student, Calvin Abdiel, 16, enjoyed a year of glittering success at ...Read more
  • Composing Women 2018-2019 Participants Announced 14 Dec 2017 2016-2017 Composing Women participants working with the Goldner String Quartet Four postgraduate research students have been named as the 2018-2019 Composing Women participants. Successful ...Read more
  • Rising composer wins music prize 12 Dec 2017 Rising young Australian composer Holly Harrison is awarded a new composition prize by the Sydney Conservatorium of Music for her chamber work that takes a musical journey into the fantasy world ...Read more
  • Rachel Dubretsky wins Harris Fellowship 01 Dec 2017 We are excited to announce that Rachel Dubretsky, Bachelor of Music (Performance), has been awarded a 2017 Harris Fellowship. Rachel received the $3,000 funding to enable her to perform series of ...Read more
  • Con researchers awarded ARC grants 10 Nov 2017 Congratulations to Sydney Conservatorium of Music researchers, Professor Linda Barwick (Associate Dean Research and Indigenous Strategy) and Dr Catherine Ingram (Postdoctoral Research Fellow), who ...Read more
  • Dean elected to global leadership council for music education 01 Nov 2017  The University of Sydney’ s Conservatorium of Music Head of School and Dean Professor Anna Reid has been elected to a global leadership council for music education to promote the global ...Read more
  • Conservatorium Association Chamber Music Competition 2017 31 Oct 2017 Congratulations to the many Con students who competed in the Conservatorium Association Chamber Music Competition on the weekend. It was a hard task for our esteemed judges - Timothy Matthies ...Read more
  • Musical tales of Sydney life, the Murray and gun violence 19 Oct 2017 The women composers premiering six works at New Perspectives, at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. How might music describe Sydney's urban landscape, the banks of the Murray River, or a public ...Read more
  • The Con connects with musicians out west 18 Oct 2017 Professor Neal Peres Da Costa (centre) with the Early Music Ensemble in Bathurst in October 2016 After the success of last year's regional tour, the University of Sydney’s Conservatorium of ...Read more