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18 November 2022

Con students return to the world stage

After years of pandemic-related travel restrictions, students from Sydney Conservatorium of Music are returning to the world stage to further their musical artistry and develop personal skills.

04 November 2022

Conservatorium of Music and Sydney Dance Company thriving together

Two of Australia's leading arts organisations have teamed up to deliver a world-class Music Theatre program in Sydney.

03 November 2022

First Songs: Heralding First Nation voices

First Songs, featuring new and reimagined music by the Sydney Conservatorium of Music's inaugural Indigenous-Artists-in-Residence Nardi Simpson and Troy Russell in collaboration with students, is a mix of hard-hitting social commentary and uplifting contemporary songs.
14 October 2022

Con announces new postgraduate composition initiative

After the huge success of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music’s Composing Women program, the Con will be running a limited, 2-year project for selected students commencing in 2023.

07 October 2022

The Magic Flute

Mozart's final opera, The Magic Flute, transports audiences to a fantastical world of serpents, princesses, trials and mysteries. Good and evil battle, and truth and resolution are elusive. The final year performance is presented by students from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and the National Institute of Dramatic Art.
28 September 2022

How is birdsong composed? Listening to the Australian pied butcherbird

An international collaboration between musicians and birdsong scientists has found that in the Australian pied butcherbird songs surveyed, the order of song elements is strongly related to rhythmical timing.
16 September 2022

Early career researchers awarded $9.5m funding

The University of Sydney has received funding for 22 research projects through the Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) scheme.
15 September 2022

Seven researchers receive ARC Future Fellowship funding

Researchers from engineering, health, science, music, and media and communications have been announced as ARC Future Fellows, receiving a combined funding amount of $6.5 million to forward impactful research.
26 July 2022

2022 ABC TOP 5 Arts media residencies announced

Dr Sanné Mestrom, a sculptor and ARC DECRA Fellow in the Sydney College of the Arts, and Dr Mahesh White-Radhakrishnan, a musician and scholar of music and language, at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, have each won a two-week media residency with the ABC.
08 July 2022

What do you hear when you listen with your body?

Sound Touch, an immersive multi-sensory performance for solo percussion and electronics, will premiere on 27 July. It is a playful and provocative exploration of music's capacity to affect one's character and a sensory lesson in the delicate art of listening.