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09 June 2022

Sydney 41st in world in QS rankings

The University of Sydney continues to perform strongly in the highly regarded QS World University Rankings, ranking 41st in the world.
30 May 2022

Sydney staff to feature across Vivid Sydney’s spectacular 2022 program

After two-year hiatus, Vivid Sydney returns with a program of lights, music and ideas from Friday 27 May to Saturday 18 June.

23 May 2022

Con students premiere new works for Sydney Philharmonia Choirs

Three composition students from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music have had the unique opportunity to compose for one of Sydney’s major arts organisations.

06 April 2022

Sydney Con Jazz Festival 2022

Sample the best of jazz from here and abroad at the fifth Sydney Con Jazz Festival (SCJF), taking place at Sydney's Conservatorium of Music on 5 June. Over 100 leading jazz artists from Australia, US and Europe will perform in over 24 concerts.
01 April 2022

Addressing gender disparity in jazz

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music is paving the way and positioning itself as a global leader as it seeks to address gender inequity in jazz through the Equity in Jazz Program. Central to the program is a postgraduate scholarship and mentoring program, with its first cohort of four candidates commencing in 2022.
31 March 2022

Con student celebrates winning streak with concert tour

At just 20 years of age, Calvin Abdiel has cemented his reputation as one of the world’s finest pianists. In 2021, The Sydney Conservatorium of Music Honours student won Third Prize at The Sydney International Piano Competition, one of the most prestigious events of its kind in the world.

24 March 2022

Can music slow the onset of neurodegenerative disease?

A new collaboration between the University of Sydney's Brain and Mind Centre and the Sydney Conservatorium of Music will be launched on 25 March. Together, with support of a generous gift, they are designing a musical intervention to help those at risk of cognitive decline.
22 March 2022

Celebrated conductor to lead Symphony Orchestra

For one night only, on 25 March, the Sydney Conservatorium of Music's Symphony Orchestra will be led by celebrated guest conductor Ola Rudner. This is the Orchestra's first public performance after an absence of more than two years.
17 December 2021

From war-torn Syria to the stages of Sydney

Yamaha artist, Sako Dermenjian is to complete a Masters degree at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music through the Greta Davis Equity Scholarship for Musically Talented Students.
15 December 2021

Sir Elton John Global Exchange Program

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music is one of only 12 conservatories in the world selected for the Royal Academy of Music's Sir Elton John Global Exchange Program.