Our research

Research undertaken by the Elder Conservatorium of Music has consistently been ranked by the Excellence in Research Initiative for Australia (ERA) as above world standard. 

The University of Adelaide is a leading research University committed to providing unique opportunities for graduates and researchers. Our researcher community is supported by the University’s Careers and Research Skills Training, to develop the skills and knowledge needed for research excellence.


Person Expertise
Professor Charles Bodman Rae Composition and Musicology
Professor Mark Carroll (Adjunct) Contemporary Popular and Classical music; Music and Politics;
Music and Society - Australia and Abroad; Music History
Dr Luke Dollman Performance and Conducting Pedagogy
Dr Emily Dollman Music Education and Pedagogy
Associate Professor Anna Goldsworthy Performance and Creative Writing
Professor Tom Hadju Composition, Popular music and Music Technologies
Dr Luke Harrald Composition and Music Technology
Professor Graeme Koehne Composition
Grayson Rotumah Indigenous Music
Mr Stephen Whittington Composition, Sonic Arts and Creative Technologies
Dr Oliver Fartach-Naini Performance and Pedagogy