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    The Con’s trifecta for Australia’s richest violin prize 14 Apr 2014   Former Sydney Conservatorium of Music students (L-R) Anne-Marie Johnson, Doretta Balkizas and Emily Sun compete for Australia’s richest violin prize this week. Photo: Melbourne ...Read more
  • Students make new music connections for summit finale 04 Apr 2014 Whilst the heads of eleven elite tertiary music schools from the Asia Pacific region have been meeting in Sydney this week for an inaugural music summit, Australian and Chinese students have been ...Read more
  • Inaugural Asia Pacific Music Summit to build regional ties 01 Apr 2014 Eleven heads of the leading tertiary music schools from the Asia Pacific region will meet in Sydney this week for an augural music summit. The 2014 Asia Pacific Music Summit, which runs from 2-5 ...Read more
  • Investing in the jazz musicians of tomorrow 25 Mar 2014 Young, talented jazz musicians can now apply for the Sydney Conservatorium of Music's first jazz scholarship, thanks to the generosity of jazz lovers, Anthony and Sharon Lee. The Anthony and ...Read more
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    World famous fortepianist stars in inaugural Chancellor’s Concert 20 Mar 2014 Mr.Lubin performing at the Musashino Cultural Center in Tokyo, Japan, October 2012. Renowned American pianist Steven Lubin, best known for his path-breaking performances of Mozart and Beethoven ...Read more
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    The Con stages its first international music school in Europe 18 Mar 2014 Con students audition yesterday for a position in the string quartets at Estivo in July. The Sydney Conservatorium of Music, the Music Faculty of the University of Sydney, will stage its first ...Read more
  • World renowned classical guitarist Marco Tamayo gives first Australian public performance at the Con on 4 March.
    King of classical guitar gives first Sydney concert 25 Feb 2014 World renowned classical guitarist Marco Tamayo gives first Australian public performance at the Con on 4 March. Marco Tamayo, one of the world’s best classical guitarists who during his career ...Read more
  • Wagon Dumoo, composer of ‘Kubuwemi’, sings at the circumcision ceremony in Wadeye in 1988. Photograph by Mark Crocombe, reproduced with the permission of the Dumoo family.
    For the sake of song and language 20 Feb 2014   Wagon Dumoo, composer of ‘Kubuwemi’, sings at the circumcision ceremony in Wadeye, 1988. Photo by Mark Crocombe, reproduced with permission of the Dumoo family.  The songs and ...Read more
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    William Motzing (1937-2014), Prolific Musician and Teacher 07 Feb 2014 William (Bill) Motzing, internationally renowned jazz musician and teacher. On Friday, 31 January 2014 a former, highly-esteemed colleague and great friend of the Con, William (Bill) Motzing, ...Read more
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    Jenny Liu’s debut role in 2014 Australian season of “The King and I” 27 Jan 2014 Alexander Knight and Jenny Liu in "Le Nozze di Figaro", 2013 Young soprano student Jenny Liu, who completed a Bachelor of Music (Performance) at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, will make her ...Read more