Elder Conservatorium of Music graduate, Angus Mason, has been awarded the Helpmann Academy’s inaugural Mike Stewart Memorial Award, valued at $7500. The Award provides an outstanding early career jazz musician with the opportunity to help establish themself as a professional musician. It will enable Angus to undertake a 10-week mentorship in New York, City, as […]
Congratulations to our students who have received grants from the Helpmann Academy: Music Josh Belperio – emerging composer and performer and Elder Conservatorium of Music graduate will develop and present his original cabaret show I Stuffed Up with the Adelaide Art Society in May 2017. Elisabeth Beltrame – emerging jazz vocalist and final year student […]
Latin Jazz Ensemble Riverland tour The Adelaide University Latin Jazz Ensemble, directed by Mark Ferguson, Lecturer in Jazz Piano, went on a mini-tour to the Riverland in the mid-semester break. The students held a workshop and a performance at Loxton High, a public gig at the Berri Hotel and a performance at Glossop High. The […]
The Strings Open Day was held in September 2016. The was a fantastic opportunity for students in Year 11 and 12 to participate in masterclasses given by Conservatorium staff, and to take part in an open String Orchestra rehearsal, conducted by Luke Dollman.
2016 has been a busy year for our classical performance students! A number of our ensembles have been out and about in the community, and our students have been busy with masterclasses and study trips.
Current student and jazz vocalist Chelsea-Lee Smart was one of only 24 talented young musicians selected from thousands of applicants worldwide to participate in the 2015 Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead – the international jazz residency, performance and composition project discovering and presenting the next generation of jazz greats-to-be. Participants were selected by a competitive audition […]
Soundstream celebrates 20 years with the launch of the Emerging Composers Forum. To celebrate 20 years, Soundstream is calling for scores from emerging composers around Australia. Selected works will be work shopped and performed by Soundstream Collective, taking place from November 2-4 2014. There are three cash commissions to be awarded. For further information, please […]