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    Champion of reclaiming the past: Vale Dr J. N. Gumbula 27 Aug 2015 Canoe under sail, circa 1927, as depicted in Gumbula's book, Mali' Buku-Runganmaram: Images from Milingimbi and Surrounds. Photograph by Reverend T T Webb 1926–39. Source: The University of Sydney ...Read more
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    Vale Roger Smalley (1943-2015) 19 Aug 2015 Distinguished British-Australian composer and pianist Roger Smalley AM (1943 - 2015) who contributed greatly to music over two continents during his prolific career has passed away in Sydney on ...Read more
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    A Con roll-call for the 2015 Art Music Awards 16 Aug 2015 A long roll-call of Con academics, students and alumni are among the finalists of the2015 Art Music Awards. The winners will be announced on Tuesday 11 August. Carl Vine, Ross Edwards, Elena ...Read more
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    New Spanish Partner We are pleased to announce a new partnership with the Liceu Conservatory, Barcelona. Professor Anna Reid, Acting Dean and Principal of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, visited the Liceu ...Read more
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    From stables to international music institution – the Con turns 100 13 Apr 2015 Next month one of the oldest and most prestigious music schools in Australia, the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, or ‘the Con’ as it is affectionately known by Sydneysiders today, will celebrate ...Read more
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    Vale Bozidar Kos, Chair of Composition 1985-2002 07 Apr 2015 Vale Bozidar Kos (1934-2015) by Anni Heino, Australian Music Centre Image: Bozidar Kos Composer and widely respected teacher of composition Bozidar Kos has died on 29 March at the age of 80. ...Read more
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    Professor Anne Boyd receives the 2014 Bernard Heinze Award 25 Mar 2015 Anne Boyd receives the 2014 Bernard Heinze Award Photo (c) Theo Small The University of Sydney’s Professor Anne Boyd AM has received the 2014 Sir Bernard Heinze Memorial Award for her ...Read more
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    Hillel String Quartet win Westheimer Fellowship 13 Mar 2015 Hillel Quartet - Benjamin Adler (violin), Elizabeth Woolnough (viola), Bethan Lillicrap (violoncello), Bridget O'Donnell (violin) Photo (c) Michael Wilson, The West Australian The Sydney ...Read more
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    Electronic Pioneers returns to the Con 21 Feb 2015 Martin Wesley-Smith AM, a prominent Australian composer, teacher, activist and pioneer of electronic music will be celebrated in a sell-out concert this Saturday 21 February at the Sydney ...Read more
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    Cellist mounts a Galaxy campaign to share her passion for music 06 Feb 2015 Marleen Broekmans, a 26-year-old cellist, cello teacher and part-time student at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, will take to a different stage this month when she competes in the NSW final of ...Read more