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Meet Monica Lim, Master of Music (Research) in Interactive Composition student
Monica Lim’s practice investigates the composition of sound through movement. Her electromagnetic piano, created in collaboration with composer and lecturer David Shea from the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and electronic engineer and computer scientist Mirza Ceyzar, was recently announced the third-place winner of the prestigious Guthman Musical Instrument Competition in The New York Times. Here, Lim discusses her ongoing research within the Master of Music (Research) in Interactive Composition.
Words Seemed Unnecessary: the VCA's David Sequeira and Isolation Improvisation Collective make artful music
Patrick Telfer, founder of the Isolation Improvisation Collective, and visual artist and lecturer at the University of Melbourne David Sequeira release a new collaborative work, Words Seemed Unnecessary (In The Space Between Us).
Welcome to Interactive Composition Open House
The Melbourne Conservatorium's Interactive Composition students are well positioned to innovate in times of trouble. Indeed, in their recent Open House streaming concert, students made it very clear that creativity was still in full flight.
Mongrel 2020: music theatre, cabaret, and live performance to watch online
What happens when Music Theatre students and Interactive Composition students from the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music bring together their creative talents in the lockdown era?
Meet Tilly Webb, Interactive Composition student at the University of Melbourne
Now in her third year, musician Tilly Webb explains why she chose to study Interactive Composition, and how she learned to trust her gut.
Meet Ng Sze Min, Bachelor of Music (Interactive Composition) graduate from the Melbourne Conservatorium
After completing a three-year diploma in music composition at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore, Ng Sze Min moved to Melbourne to study Interactive Composition. She discusses daily life at the Conservatorium, personal highlights from her studies, and her hopes for the future.
Five questions for Dr Anthony Lyons, Interactive Composition lecturer, University of Melbourne
Composer, performer and academic Dr Anthony Lyons has created an incredibly diverse range of music in his career, from orchestral works to EDM to multimedia installations. But how does this all tie together?As told to Kelly Southworth.
Chiptunes and coffee spoons: meet Kenny McAlpine, lecturer in Interactive Composition
Professor Kenny McAlpine is the New Melbourne Enterprise Fellow in Interactive Composition at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. He talks to us about the creativity born of constraint, and what attracted him to working at the University of Melbourne.By Stephanie Juleff
What is Interactive Composition at the University of Melbourne?
It defies easy definition, but those who have had anything to do with Interactive Composition at The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music know its value. It’s a course for innovators, creators, collaborators and ground-breakers. When Interactive Composition graduates leave the University, they go into the world and make their mark.By Jacqui Picone
Winging It – a web series produced by the University of Melbourne
“Heaven has been corporatised, and no-one hates his job more than Michael …” Winging It is a seven-part web series developed as part of a Faculty of Fine Arts and Music interdisciplinary collaboration. Meet two of its writers, and watch the first episode, below. By Thuy On
Tillman Jex: life as an Interactive Composition grad in Berlin
Berlin was always part of the plan for Tillman Jex – and he knows how to make it work for him.By Paul Dalgarno
Event: Catch the Synthi 100 streaming live
It’s iconic, and so are the people playing it. Don’t miss your chance to see and hear the Synthi 100 in action.By Alex Parade
Two-minute interview: Maude Davey, director of Mongrel
Actor, writer, director, and Victorian College of the Arts alumna Maude Davey tells us more about the VCA’s new music theatre variety show, Mongrel. By Susanna Ling
How I launched a web series concept then lost control
Masterminding a cross-disciplinary project for 126 students was hard – but not a patch on those feelings of professional redundancy. By Andrew O’Keefe, Lecturer in Film and Television