Watch and Learn

We're home to staff, students and alumni spanning all manner of creative disciplines – and we never stop creating. In Watch and Learn you will find ways to learn a new skill, catch up on a concert or join a class. We will continue to update the page with concerts, exhibitions, films, performances and public talks for you to access anytime, anywhere.

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Interactive Composition students explore sampling and the instrument building process as part of an online exhibition with the Grainger Museum.

Visit the Living Instruments exhibition at the Grainger Museum Online.

Music in Isolation

Our Conservatorium students have continued to create from their homes. This playlist includes pieces from Wind students, the University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, and a special student performance dedicated to their mentors.

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Art Forum

Tune in to a weekly lecture series lead by Australian and international artists and curators. Guests discuss their work and key influences, followed by a Q&A session.

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First Commissions

If you had to remake Michelangelo’s David for a new age, what would you do? Explore the responses of 30 students and alumni to 7 unique first commissions.

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Symphony Orchestra

Be transported by world-renowned conductor Associate Professor Richard Davis conducting the University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

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VCA Film Archive

Dive into a pool of archived films by past and present student filmmakers. The VCA Film & Television Archive dates back to 1966 and contains works by prolific film makers the likes of Adam Elliot and Niki Caro.

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VCA Dance

Watch original works from VCA Dance in 2019, including new contemporary choreography from Alisdair Macindoe and James O'Hara.

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How to ...

Discover a skill with our experts. From casting bronze to stage combat – learn something new in less than five minutes.

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Winging It

Let our students from Acting, Theatre, Design & Production, Film & Television and Interactive Composition entertain you with our inaugural web series.

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Pilates

Open your chest, manage your breathing and discover your prehensile toes with VCA Dance.

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