- Open Day 2017
- Areas of Study
- How to Apply - Undergraduate
- How to Apply - Postgraduate
- Auditions + Portfolios
- Scholarships and Prizes
- Notable Alumni
- Composing Women
- SCM Visiting Artists and Scholars Program
- Estivo: European Chamber Music Summer School
- MOOC: Music Education in the 21st Century
Open Day 2017
Saturday 26 August 2017 – 9am to 4pm at the Con (free concert in Verbrugghen Hall from 2pm)
(9am to 4pm on the University of Sydney Camperdown Campus)
Serious about music? We can help you turn your passion into a career.
Join us for Open Day to find out everything you need to know about studying music at the University of Sydney.
2017 SCM Open Day schedule (correct as of 21 August 2017).
Open Day at the Con – in three easy steps
Step 1: Get one-on-one advice
Do you need information about audition requirements, degrees or other aspects of studying music at the University of Sydney? This is your opportunity to talk directly with Conservatorium staff and students who will be on hand to personally answer your questions.
Step 2: Take in a lecture or masterclass
Throughout the day we’re running a program of activities that include lectures and masterclasses covering performance areas of contemporary music, improvised music, piano, strings, jazz, brass, woodwind, voice, percussion and historically informed instruments; as well as composition, creative music, digital music and media, musicology, music education and careers in music. If you are interested in postgraduate music studies in research, conducting, opera, performance and more, also visit us on Open Day. Check the SCM Open Day schedule to plan your day.
Want to meet our Brass teachers and have a pre-audition chat and play through your audition pieces? Sign up for a 15 minute drop-in session on Open Day from 12.30pm to 1.30pm!
How does a classically-trained musician make an impact playing in the pop and alternative radio world? Let our panel of experienced session musicians and bandleaders fill you in!
- Jenny McCallagh (I Know Leopard)
- Dave Symes (Boy & Bear)
- Sarah Belkner (Ngaiire, Sarah Blasko, Olympia)
- Luke Dubber (Hermitude)
Do you have questions?Step 3: Take in a performance
Join us at 2pm for a free performance by our SCM Symphony Orchestra and SCM Jazz Band as we perform Judy Bailey OAM’s new work in the spectacular Verbrugghen Hall! Bring your family and enjoy this free concert!
If you would like to find out more about studying at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, please contact us on 1800 SYD UNI (1800 793 864) or ask a question online.
Read more about all of the undergraduate and postgraduate music degrees at the Conservatorium in our 2018 Prospectus.
Read more about the new Bachelor of Music in this downloadable 4 page guide.