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Alumni in Focus: Simone Slattery

Award-winning violinist and Bachelor of Music Honours graduate Simone Slattery is this month’s Alumni in Focus. Simone is currently undertaking PhD studies at the University of Adelaide, creating editions and recordings of the little-known violin works of Ernest Bloch. She is the recipient of awards and scholarships from the Ian Potter Cultural Trust, the Thomas […]

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A gift to the tune of a Koenig-Betcher violin

Buying a world-class instrument is the dream of any budding musician studying at the Elder Conservatorium of Music. Unfortunately, for most, it’s also a daunting and near-impossible task. Such was the case for Bachelor of Music undergraduate Mae Napier-Traeger before the generosity of donors saw her become the custodian of the Koenig-Betcher violin last year. […]

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Chelsea Lee Smart performing

Alumni in Focus: Chelsea Lee Smart

Chelsea Lee Smart, jazz vocalist, composer and graduate of Elder Conservatorium of Music Jazz Honours degree, is this month’s Alumni in Focus. Chelsea is the only Australian who has ever been selected to participate in the prestigious ‘Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead’ residency in Washington, D.C. Chelsea was awarded the Helpmann Academy Foundation Award for Top Jazz Voice […]

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Award-winning jazz guitarist ‘grew up’ at Elder Con

In a major coup for the University’s Elder Conservatorium of Music, a dissertation by one of its most gifted PhD performance candidates, Quentin Angus (BMus (Hons) 2008), has been recognised by one of the world’s leading authorities on jazz, the prestigious Downbeat magazine. Quentin’s recordings, informed by his study on the role of rhythm in […]

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A colourful adventure in sound

Bachelor of Music graduate Jakub Gaudasinski has achieved international success with the global release of his electronic music record Entanglement – his most ambitious musical project to date. Building upon a strong academic foundation at the University of Adelaide’s Elder Conservatorium, Jakub has taken the art of music-making to new levels, proving he has what it takes […]

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