In late 2018, student Karina Bligh moved to Glasgow to study her Master of Music at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, after winning financial support of the EMR Travel Scholarship from the Elder Conservatorium of Music. She created this short video as a snapshot of life studying overseas. If you’re a current student interested in applying for a scholarship, visit the Faculty of Arts website for information on available scholarships and how to apply.

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Date: Tuesday, 17th September 2019
Time: 6:00 – 7:30PM
Venue: Elder Hall, North Terrace, Adelaide
Cost: Free, Reserve ticket

Join us for an unforgettable event featuring Joe Chindamo and Steve Vizard, brought to you by the Elder Conservatorium of Music, the Sia Furler Institute, the University of Adelaide and the Don Dunstan Foundation. This is part of the innovative Creative Revolutionaries series of events.

In this unique personal and musical encounter, Gold Logie winning interviewer, writer and academic, Steve Vizard, interviews celebrated musical treasure, performer and composer, Joe Chindamo, about the art of creativity.

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On Monday 19th August, students of the Woodwind class attended a mock orchestral audition with guest Dean Newcomb, Principal Clarinet Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

Students of the Woodwind class posing with Dean Newcomb and Elizabeth Koch on stage in Elder Hall Auditorium

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The 2019 Mike Stewart Memorial Award is now open for applications for final year students and recent graduates of the University of Adelaide Jazz Program. This award, valued at $10,000, provides an outstanding early career jazz musician with opportunities to help establish themselves as a professional musician. Previous recipients include Angus Mason, Chelsea Smart, Alexander Flood and Django Rowe. Applications […]

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Recently the Elder Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra, directed by Head of Strings Elizabeth Layton, gave an impromptu pop-up performance at lunchtime in the Hub to an enthusiastic (if somewhat surprised) audience of university staff and students! They performed works by Holst, Respighi and Telemann, featuring 3rd year viola student Andrew Crothers. Elizabeth commented, ‘It’s really important that as musicians, we remember […]

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The Sia Furler Institute is starting the year with a series of events in conjunction with RCC Fringe.   EARTHALUJAH: Unpacked! In Conversation with Reverend Billy Reverend Billy & the Stop Shopping Choir are wild anti-consumerist gospel shouters, Earth loving urban activists, and are an OBIE Award-winning radical performance community. Their strategies include cash register exorcisms, retail interventions and cell […]

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On the 17th of February, the whole study tour group attended London Symphony Orchestra’s concert with Sir Simon Rattle and Daniil Trifonov in the Barbican Centre. The repertoire consisted of French music: Rameau’s Les Indes galantes – Suite, Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major, Betsy Jolas’ A Little Summer Suite, Poulenc’s Les biches – Suite and Ravel’s La Valse. Before […]

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Today we visited Trinity Laban to hear from Joe Townsend about their Colab project weeks and also to see some of these projects. During our morning session with Joe, he introduced us to Colab; an opportunity for students to collaborate together and create a project of their choosing. He also discussed creativity in music education and collaboration, and how being […]

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On the 15th of February, a group of string and keyboard players from the study tour attended an evening chamber concert held in Wigmore Hall. The repertoire consisted of Mozart’s Divertimento for String Trio in E Flat Major, K 563 and Tchaikovsky’s Souvenir de Florence in D Minor, Op.70 for string sextet. The choice of repertoire was interesting because it […]

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Gyorgy Pauk is recognised as one of the leading violinist of his generation. Born in Budapest and studied at Franz Liszt Music Academy. He won first prize in Paganini Competition, Premier Grand Prix of Jacques Thibaud Competition and first prize of Munich Sonata Competition before settling in London in 1961. He has performed with most of the major orchestras in […]

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