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  • McCallum performs Meyerbeer’s Le Prophète 01 Mar 2017 For longstanding keyboard staff-member Associate Professor Stephanie McCallum, recording her most recent CD with former student and medal-winning Conservatorium alumnus, Erin Helyard, was like being ...Read more
  • Rainer Saville performs in New York 14 Feb 2017 Left to right: Mathew Muckey, Ethan Bensdorf, Rainer Saville, George Curren, David Finlayson, Joseph Alessi Sydney Conservatorium of Music alumnus trumpeter Rainer Saville, BMus ‘14, was one of ...Read more
  • Love song dedications from the Con 02 Feb 2017 We asked a few of our romantic musicologists and Con staff to share their favourite chansons d'amour to get you in the mood for St Valentine’s Day. One of the earliest love songs of note is from ...Read more
  • Liza Lim joins the University of Sydney to nurture women composers 31 Jan 2017 Professor Liza Lim The highly-acclaimed Australian composer Liza Lim, one of the leading figures of her generation internationally, joins the University of Sydney’s Conservatorium of Music to ...Read more
  • Composer strikes a chord with people living with dementia 14 Dec 2016 Cyrus Meurant, composer and Sydney Conservatorium of Music alumnus and PhD candidate at the University of Sydney. Sydney Conservatorium of Music PhD candidate and composer, Cyrus Meurant, has ...Read more
  • New SCM leadership team and academic promotions 09 Dec 2016 Congratulations to our esteemed academic staff at the Conservatorium who have been successful in their application for promotion (effective 1 January 2017). Lecturer, David Howie Senior ...Read more
  • Our students at the Melbourne Music Analysis Summer School Sydney Conservatorium of Music students and Dr David Larkin, Senior Lecturer in Musicology, at the Melbourne Music Analysis Summer School in late November. An exciting new event on the scholarly ...Read more
  • Groundbreaking CD release for SCM Wind Symphony 18 Nov 2016 We are very excited to announce the release of CELEBRARE on the Klavier label, featuring the Sydney Conservatorium of Music Wind Symphony, conducted by our Director of Bands, Dr John ...Read more
  • Con awarded two major ARC research grants 01 Nov 2016 We are very thrilled to announce two major research grants that have been awarded to Con researchers. It is the first time we have received Australian Research Council (ARC) funding for a ...Read more
  • Dowling Song Book Project Nyssa Milligan (contralto), Neal Peres Da Costa and James Doig (piano) During Semester 2, students of the Con's Historical Performance Unit, led by Associate Professor Neal Peres Da Costa, have ...Read more