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Emerging Artist of the Year Award

Shawn Hui

We are proud that pianist Shawn Hui, who is currently completing his Bachelor of Music (Honours) degree at the Elder Conservatorium of Music, was last week awarded the Emerging Artist of the Year Award at the 2022 Adelaide Critics Circle Awards. Shawn moved to Adelaide from New South Wales in 2019 to study at the Elder Conservatorium of Music, where he has been the recipient of awards including the Muriel Perry Scholarship, and the Patrick Cecil Greenland Scholarship. In 2022, he has performed widely as a Recitals Australia Fellowship Artist. Congratulations Shawn!

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Congratulations to Con alumnus Pei-Jee Ng

Congratulations to Elder Conservatorium of Music alumnus Pei-Jee Ng who has just won the highly prestigious position of Principal Cello in the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO). https://www.thestrad.com/news/new-principal-cello-for-royal-scottish-national-orchestra/15853.article

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PianoLab a great success!

PianoLab performance

From November 17-20, staff and students of the Elder Conservatorium of Music joined visitors from around Australia for PianoLab, a unique celebration of the piano in the immersive twenty-first technology of the Lab at Light Square.

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Mark Ferguson acknowledged as SA's 'Luminary' at the APRA AMCOS Awards

Elder Con Head of Jazz Mark Simeon Ferguson

Head of Jazz at the Elder Con, Mark Ferguson, has been acknowledged as South Australia's 'Luminary' at the APRA AMCOS Awards for his sustained contribution to the fields of education, jazz performance and composition.

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Elder Con graduate's incredible music journey

Elder Conservatorium of Music graduate, Andrew Bain, talks about his experiences in the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra in ABC Radio interview.

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Connor Whyte wins Adelaide International Classical Guitar Competition

Third year student Connor Whyte poses with classical guitar

Congratulations to third year Elder Con student Connor Whyte for his impressive first place win in the Adelaide International Classical Guitar Competition.

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Bryan Griffiths heads Elder Conservatorium Wind Orchestra

Bryan Griffiths directing the Elder Con Wind Orchestra

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