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    Gerard Willems and Music of the Garden Palace 23 Sep 2016 Associate Professor Gerard Willems with the 1878 Bechstein Piano On Tuesday 13 September, Associate Professor Gerard Willems AM, Australia's leading Beethoven scholar, Conservatorium alumnus and ...Read more
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    Echoes of the Garden Palace 01 Sep 2016 Con student composers contributing to Barrangal dyara (L-R): Mimi Kind, Fenn Idle, Amina Salihbegovic and David Reaston. Absent from photo: Elizabeth Jigalin A group of young composers from the ...Read more
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    The Con receives major gift to grow regional buddy program 30 Aug 2016 The University of Sydney’s Conservatorium of Music has received a $500,000 gift from the family of Sydney violinist and pianist Richard Pulley (1969-2014). The endowed gift will help expand the ...Read more
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    Daniel Rojas Willoughby Symphony 2017 Composer in Residence 26 Aug 2016 Congratulations to Dr Daniel Rojas, Lecturer in Music Teaching and Research at the Conservatorium, who has been announced as Composer in Residence with Willoughby Symphony in 2017. “I am ...Read more
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    David Harold Tribe Symphony Award 2016 23 Aug 2016 Sydney Conservatorium of Music, at the University of Sydney, is pleased to be hosting the prestigious David Harold Tribe Symphony Award for 2016, which opens for applications on Monday 29 Aug 2016. ...Read more
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    Eduardo Diazmuñoz: The Unexpected Ways of the Spirit 17 Aug 2016 Professor Eduardo Diazmuñoz, Chair of Conducting, recently returned home to Mexico to conduct his Symphonic Suite The Unexpected Ways of the Spirit with the Xalapa Symphony Orchestra. Professor ...Read more
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    Con PhD Student James McLean 2016 Freedman Jazz Winner 02 Aug 2016 James McLean Drummer and composer James McLean, current PhD student at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, has taken out Australia’s most lucrative jazz prize when he was last night named the ...Read more
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    Performing the Jewish Archive in Europe and the USA 28 Jul 2016 Wilhelm Grosz (1894-1939) -  String Quartet Op. 4 (1916) Dr Joseph Toltz, SCM Research Fellow, recently travelled to Europe and USA to gather research for the "Out of the Shadows: Rediscovering ...Read more
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    Geist String Quartet win 2016 Westheimer Fellowship 29 Jun 2016 Geist String Quartet - violist Hayasa Tanaka, violinist Meg Cohen, cellist James Larsen and violinist Sonia Wilson The Sydney Conservatorium of Music is thrilled to announce the Geist String ...Read more
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    A hip-hop remake of The Odyssey – a tale of human survival 21 Jun 2016 Luka Lesson, writer and hip hop artist, (with producer Jordan Mitchell, in the foreground) reimagines the 3000 year old Greek epic The Odyssey. Greek-Australian hip-hop artist Luka Lesson has ...Read more