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Lighting the Wilin

Monday 27 May 2019 at 8:45am
Wilin Garden - Victorian College of the Arts
Lighting the Wilin is the Centre's annual ceremony to commemorate the birth of the Wilin Centre through protest. Join Boon Wurrung Elder N'arweet Carolyn Briggs for a Welcome to Country, followed by breakfast for staff and students.

Sense and Sensibility

Monday 27 May 2019 at 1:00pm
Melba Hall
German music of the middle of the 18th century was undergoing rapid stylistic change, with many composers caught up in the 'empfindsamer Stil' (sensitive style), aiming for expression of natural feelings in intimate and subjective ways. But the best ...

Bright Air, Brilliant Fire: The Madrigals of Claudio Monteverdi - Early Voices Ensemble

Monday 27 May 2019 at 7:00pm
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre
This concert brings together a wide range of baroque repertoire, from Monteverdi madrigals, which injected new life and emotion into the word-music relationship, to the music of Heinrich Schütz, whose Italian-inspired compositions bring the same inte...

Benjamin Britten: A Life in the Twentieth Century

Tuesday 28 May 2019 at 5:00pm
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre
**Louise Hanson-Dyer Music Colloquia** Pianist and conductor Dr Paul Kildea presents an illustrated lecture drawing on the main themes of his critically acclaimed biography, *Benjamin Britten: A Life in the Twentieth Century*. *Benjamin Britten...

The Art of the Baroque Concerto

Tuesday 28 May 2019 at 6:30pm
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre
A colourful program of Concerti from Handel, Vivildi, Pieter Hellendaal, and Charles Avison, showing the diverse range and depth of the instrumental concerto during the early 18th century. Featuring the Conservatorium Baroque Ensemble. Directed by...

The Art of the Baroque Concerto

Tuesday 28 May 2019 at 6:30pm
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre
A colourful program of concerti grossi by Handel, Vivaldi and Charles Avison and a Chaconne by Brescianello, showing the diverse range and depth of the instrumental concerto during the early 18th century. Featuring the Conservatorium Baroque Ensem...

Conservatorium Choir: Concert 1

Tuesday 28 May 2019 at 7:00pm
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre
The Conservatorium Choir comprises a significant number of Conservatorium students, along with breadth students from across the University. This concert is the culmination of a semester’s work and will be led by Conductor Rick Prakhoff.

Tim Munro: The New Flute

Tuesday 28 May 2019 at 7:30pm
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre
Expat Australian flautist Tim Munro, well-known for his Grammy award winning work with the US ensemble Eighth Blackbird, returns to Melbourne with a program of new works for flute by Conservatorium staff and students and composer Amy Beth Kirsten (US...

Wilin Jams Lunchtime Festival

Wednesday 29 May 2019 at 12:00pm
Wilin Centre
Wilin Jams is an open invitation for everyone to come together, jam and celebrate the pivotal contribution of Indigenous artists and community members. Featuring guest musicians and performers, jammers are invited to collaborate and perform whatever ...

Jewellery Making Workshop

Wednesday 29 May 2019 at 10:00am
Performing Arts - Theatre
During National Reconciliation Week 2019 at the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, the Wilin Centre will be delivering two workshops where participants will be able to create a piece of jewellery (either earrings or a necklace). Emu feathers, echidna...

Jazz & Improvisation Concert and Q&A

Wednesday 29 May 2019 at 6:00pm
Lionel's
This concert and Q&A is a great opportunity for music students in Years 10 – 12 to hear and interact with current Bachelor of Music (Jazz & Improvisation) students who are following professional pathways in jazz and improvised music. With the oppo...

Voices for Wind Ensembles

Wednesday 29 May 2019 at 7:30pm
The Ian Potter Southbank Centre
The Conservatorium’s wind ensembles conclude the semester with the theme of voices – repertoire ranging from quiet reflection to driving rhythmic thoughts. A variety of international voices will feature in the Concert Band's programme, with composers...