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  • 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
  • Reproducing Piano Rolls in the 21st Century 31 Oct 2016 SCM PhD student Peter Phillips is researching the art of reproducing piano rolls, particularly those recorded by a live pianist, including pedalling and dynamics. Peter aimed to first determine the ...Read more
  • Ross Edwards awarded Tribe Symphony Award 2016 27 Oct 2016 Professor Matthew Hindson, Mr David Harold Tribe, Professor Ross Edwards AM The University of Sydney's Conservatorium of Music was very pleased to present the David Harold Tribe Symphony Award ...Read more
  • A good dose of music promotes good health 26 Oct 2016 Images: SCM Researcher Dr Myf Turpin © Brenda L Croft. Researchers from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music will explain how music promotes good health within different Australian communities at ...Read more