Melbourne Conservatorium of Music
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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: Jonathan Paget, classical guitarist
Jonathan Paget is passionate about performing 19th-century guitar music on period instruments. We caught up with him before his 11 May Guitaromanie! performance to find out why.As told to Ken Murray.
Gloria and Beatus vir – meet the cast and crew
An all-sensory experience in the historic St Paul’s cathedral blending early music, modern visual spectacle, and the timeless genius of Vivaldi? Uh, yes please! By Susanna Ling
Felicity Baker on Music Interventions for Dementia and Depression
Professor Felicity Baker is Head of Music Therapy at the Melbourne Conservatorium. She talks here about her upcoming symposium, Music Interventions for Dementia & Depression in Elderly Care.
Ade Vincent, composer: from The Tiger & Me to Melbourne Symphony
Ade Vincent, a Phd candidate at the Melbourne Conservatorium, is the inaugural Cybec Young Composer in Residence with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. His work Hood Yourself in Stars will premiere as part of the MSO’s Metropolis New Music Festival on 19 April.By Susanna Ling
Meet Alexandra Czarnecki-Roper, Bachelor of Music (Jazz & Improvisation) graduate at the Melbourne Conservatorium
Recent percussion graduate Alexandra Czarnecki-Roper discusses what it was like to study at the Conservatorium.
Podcast: Jane Davidson, Marshall McGuire and The Voices Of Women
Professor Jane Davidson, of the Melbourne Conservatorium and Centre for the History of Emotions at the University of Melbourne, talks to Marshall McGuire (Ludovico’s Band) about baroque female composers, historical music performances and emotions.
Proof of the Conservatorium’s reach is in the Magic Pudding
Victorian Opera’s latest opera season celebrates Norman Lindsay’s enduring Australian classic children’s book, The Magic Pudding, which turns 100 this year. In the lead-up to the opening night of Calvin Bowman’s musical reinterpretation, we caught up with 2013 Melbourne Conservatorium graduate and acclaimed tenor Brenton Spiteri to find out more about The Magic Pudding – The Opera.By Susanna Ling
Meet Chiara Anderson, Bachelor of Music (Performance) at the Melbourne Conservatorium
Chiara Anderson recently started her second year in the Bachelor of Music (Performance) program. Here, she reflects on why she decided to study at the Conservatorium and what her first year was like.
Let it go: remembering Dr Ben Leske
A colleague and friend pays tribute to one of Melbourne Conservatorium’s brightest and most-loved researchers, who died this week aged 37. By Dr Katrina Skewes McFerran
Meet Amy You, Bachelor of Music (Music Performance) at the Melbourne Conservatorium
Having now completed her first year at the Melbourne Conservatorium, violinist Amy You gives us a glimpse into her daily life and musicianship.
Singing to remember: music therapy and dementia study to launch at the Conservatorium
Music Therapy researcher Dr Jeanette Tamplin’s latest study will examine how singing can improve the lives of dementia sufferers and their carers.
Dr Imogen Clark wins the Hazel Hawke Research Grant in Dementia Care
Put the Melbourne in Melbourne Conservatorium
How to situate the Melbourne Conservatorium in the city it belongs to? That was the question with which we approached our latest photoshoot, starring our current students. By Kate Mulqueen, Marketing and Recruitment Manager, Faculty of Fine Arts and Music