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  • Gerald Westheimer AM and Associate Professor Alice Waten with the 1858 Gustave Bernadel, part of the Westheimer instrument collection held by the Con.
    A trio of gifts to cultivate musicians for world stage 30 Sep 2014   Gerald Westheimer AM and Associate Professor Alice Waten with the 1858 Gustave Bernadel, part of the Westheimer instrument collection held by the Con. The University of Sydney’s ...Read more
  • Little Women starring Con students Audrey Gabor (Beth), Anna McDougall (Jo), Jessica Westcott (Meg) and Bridget Patterson (Amy). Photo: Ian Brown.
    Sydney opera premiere of Little Women 25 Sep 2014 Little Women starring Con students Audrey Gabor (Beth), Anna McDougall (Jo), Jessica Westcott (Meg) and Bridget Patterson (Amy). Photo: Ian Brown. Mark Adamo’s operatic adaption of the ...Read more
  • Con student Chloe Chung to perform duet with Wu Man in one-off concert.
    Chloe’s duet of destiny 24 Sep 2014 Con student Chloe Chung to perform duet with Wu Man in one-off concert. As the Sydney Conservatorium of Music prepares to welcome Chinese pipa virtuoso Wu Man for a performance this Sunday, one ...Read more
  • Kim Williams AM
    Kim Williams up close on why music matters 17 Sep 2014 Kim Williams AM What do music and listening have in common? Both are lacking amongst young people growing up in today’s modern world. This idea will be debated further by Kim Williams AM in his ...Read more
  • 2014 Young Performer of the Year Grace Clifford at the concert final.
    2014 Young Performer of the Year: Grace Clifford 29 Aug 2014 2014 Young Performer of the Year: Grace Clifford at the concert final in Adelaide.   Two spectacular solo performances were delivered last night by Sydney Conservatorium of Music student ...Read more
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    Concert to celebrate Peter Sculthorpe 22 Aug 2014 The University of Sydney will host a special evening to celebrate the life and music of Peter Sculthorpe AO OBE, Australia’s most revered composer of the 20th century. The University of Sydney ...Read more
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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