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01 December 2021

Here's to the ladies that lunch

With the passing of American composer and lyricist, Stephen Sondheim, Sydney Conservatorium of Music's Dr Narelle Yeo reflects on the impact he made in creating powerful female characters.
25 November 2021

A dream collaboration

Shakespeare's most loved comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream, adapted into an opera by Benjamin Britten, is a co-production by, and the final year performance for students from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and the National Institute of Dramatic Art.
02 November 2021

Associate Professor Paul Stanhope awarded David Harold Tribe Symphony Award 2021

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music is pleased to announce Associate Professor Paul Stanhope has won the David Harold Tribe Symphony Award 2021.

22 September 2021

Indigenous Artists-in-Residence

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music has established the Indigenous Artists-in-Residence program, a pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to interact and collaborate with Conservatorium students and staff in the sharing of music, knowledge and culture.
06 September 2021

Con student revealed as finalist in The Voice Australia

The singer and Bachelor of Music (Performance) student shares how his studies have helped prepare him for the surreal experience.

27 August 2021

Con alumna carves out a career in world’s creative capital

Producer, composer and engineer Jane Arnison has forged a career in one of the world’s most eclectic and creative cities.
29 July 2021

New Music Theatre program launched at the Con

Wondering how to apply to study Music Theatre at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music? What will you learn? How hands-on is the program? Or interested to find out where Music Theatre can lead you? All your questions answered in this FAQ. 

29 April 2021

Homecoming for some of our greatest jazz exports

The Sydney Con Jazz Festival offers the best of jazz from Australia and the rest of the world. All five of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music's world-class concert halls and facilities will be on show allowing audiences to wander between acts and experience performances by over 120 artists.
23 April 2021

MOMENTUM III Sue W COVID-19 Special Commission winners

Sydney Conservatorium of Music and the Australian Music Centre announce Anne Cawrse, Nicole Murphy, Elizabeth Younan as the winners of the three MOMENTUM III - Sue W COVID-19 Special Commissions.
23 March 2021

Lift the curtains!

In response to COVID effectively shutting down live performance, the Sydney Conservatorium of Music was forced to rethink how opera in a time of a global pandemic could look. They took a traditionally staged opera, Cendrillon, and produced it as an opera film.