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  • Dowling Song Book Project 01 Nov 2016 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
  • Peggy Polias – Picnic at Hanging Rock Suite 25 Oct 2016 Recent winner of the inaugural Peter Sculthorpe Music Fellowship and Conservatorium alumna - Peggy Polias - has released a new recording of her 2009 composition 'Picnic at Hanging Rock Suite' for ...Read more
  • Associate Professor Neal Peres Da Costa (centre) with part of the Early Music Ensemble of tertiary students from the Con heading on the regional NSW tour
    Con tour brings centuries of music to regional NSW 21 Oct 2016 Associate Professor Neal Peres Da Costa (centre) with part of the Early Music Ensemble of tertiary students from the Con heading on the regional NSW tour Up to 30 tertiary musicians from the Sydney ...Read more
  • Caring for Ceremony workshops near Litchfield National Park 28 Sep 2016 In August, Professor Linda Barwick and Professor Allan Marett travelled to Rak Makmak Marranunggu country in the Daly region, near Litchfield National Park, to attend a workshop called "Caring for ...Read more
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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