Academic staff

Meet our people
Learn more about the academics at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music by viewing their academic profiles.

  • Dr Lu Liu, Lecturer in Chinese Music Performance and Ethnomusicology

  • Dr Benjamin Carey, Senior Lecturer in Composition and Music Technology
  • Dr Ivan Zavada, Senior Lecturer in Composition and Music Technology
  • Dr Daniel Blinkhorn, Lecturer in Composition and Music Technology
  • Dr Paul McDermott, Lecturer in Contemporary Music and Music Technology
  • Professor Neal Peres Da Costa, Historical Performance and Early Keyboards; Associate Dean (Research)
  • Associate Professor Erin Helyard, Early Keyboards
  • Dr Alan Maddox, Senior Lecturer in Rhetorical Performance and Musicology; Program Leader Bachelor of Music (Musicology)
  • Dr Daniel Yeadon, Senior Lecturer in Cello and Viola da Gamba
  • Dr Lu Liu, Lecturer in Chinese Music Performance and Ethnomusicology
  • Dr Anthony Abouhamad, Casual Lecturer in Harpsichord and Continuo
  • Ms Rachael Beesley, Casual Lecturer in Violin
  • Mr Andrew Doyle, Casual Lecturer in Clarinet
  • Ms Melissa Farrow, Casual Lecturer in Flute
  • Mr Rafael Font, Casual Lecturer in Violin
  • Ms Nicole Forsyth, Casual Lecturer in Viola
  • Mr Matthew Greco, Casual Lecturer in Violin
  • Mr Benjamin Hoadley, Casual Lecturer in Bassoon
  • Ms Esther Kim, Casual Lecturer in Early Keyboard (Clavichord)
  • Mr Matthew Manchester, Casual Lecturer in Cornetto and Pre-Baroque Practice
  • Mr Hans-Dieter Michatz, Casual Lecturer in Recorder and Flute
  • Dr Ingo Müller, Casual Lecturer in Oboe
  • Ms Anna Sandstrom, Casual Lecturer in Historical Voice
  • Ms Anneke Scott, Casual Lecturer in Horn
  • Ms Nicole van Bruggen, Casual Lecturer in Clarinet
  • Ms Joanna Tondys, Casual Lecturer in Early Keyboard (Harpsichord)
  • Professor Neal Peres Da Costa, Conductor of the Conservatorium Early Music Ensemble
  • Associate Professor Roger Benedict, Chief Conductor of the Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, Conductor of Modern Music Ensemble
  • Associate Professor Erin Helyard, Artistic Director of Pinchgut Opera
  • Associate Professor Stephen Mould, Artistic Director of Con Opera, ARC DECRA Fellow
  • Associate Professor Paul Stanhope, Conductor of the Conservatorium Chamber Choir, Conductor of Modern Music Ensemble
  • Dr Daniel Yeadon, Senior Lecturer, Chamber Music Coordinator
  • Dr Elizabeth Scott, Academic Fellow, Conductor of the Conservatorium Choir

Mr Philip Swanton, Coordinator of Organ Studies

  • Dr Amanda Harris, Director (Sydney Unit), ARC Future Fellow
  • Emerita Professor Linda Barwick FAHA, Chair of the PARADISEC Steering Committee