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Bachelor of Music Theatre commences soon!

The very first cohort of new Music Theatre students will soon descend on the Elder Conservatorium. Within weeks, the place will be buzzing with the sounds of acting, music and dance classes. The response to the first audition round was outstanding and the fortunate students selected hail from all over Australia, with international students from the USA, Singapore and China. […]

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Double Reeds Scholarship

In memory of Rosemary Stimson, the Elder Conservatorium of Music will be offering a scholarship of $12,000 for an oboe or bassoon student beginning a music degree in 2019. Teachers include Celia Craig (Principal Oboe, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, former Principal, BBC Symphony Orchestra) and Mark Gaydon (Principal Bassoon, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra). Applications close Friday 30 November 2018 – Double Reeds […]

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Tom Hajdu to Deliver Keynote at BigSound in Brisbane

Tom Hajdu is the Director of the Sia Furler Institute, and will be giving a keynote presentation at BigSound Festival and Conference on September 8 in Brisbane. The past 20 years has proven the music industry must look at our environment, analyse how external factors could affect us, and embrace change. In this session, Tom will look more broadly at how […]

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Postgraduate Programs in Conducting

In 2017 the Elder Conservatorium of Music and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra began collaborating on a Masters level conducting program. This collaboration, unique in the world of conductor training, aims to prepare students who aspire to be professional conductors working at the highest level. Students of the course have the opportunity to conduct the ASO in Masterclass situations and work […]

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Congratulations to Elizabeth Koch – Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK

Congratulations to Associate Professor Elizabeth Koch, Head of Classical and Performance and Woodwind Studies, who has been made a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK. Elizabeth joins Dr Joy McEntree, School of Humanities, as the University’s first HEA Senior Fellows. To learn more about the Fellowship, please visit the HEA website.

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Jazz Students Recognised at Downbeat’s 40th Annual Student Music Awards

Congratulations to the award winning jazz students that have been recognised on the international stage. The Elder Conservatorium is the only music school in the country to produce winners at these awards. We have taken out awards in two categories: Small Jazz Combo – Undergraduate College, Winner: The Oostende Quartet: Jack Degenhart – alto saxophone, David Goodwin – piano, Dylan Kuerschner […]

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Free Screening of “Composed” Documentary

A free screening of “Composed” will be shown at the Madley Rehearsal Studio. Touted as being a documentary for every musician, the film will be followed by a question and answer panel with the director John Beder and Elder Conservatorium staff. Date: 4PM. Monday, September 11, 2017 Location: Madley Rehearsal Studio, Elder Conservatorium of Music

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