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Marietta Resek Celebrates 100th Birthday

Charles Bodman Rae, the Hon. Justice Christopher Legoe AO, KC, Marietta Resek

'One of the dearest members of our Elder Con "family", Marietta Resek, is pictured below listening to a solo Schubert performance on the violin she brought with her on the Jewish Kindertransport train from Vienna to London in 1938 (her violin was played by Dr Nicholas Adams, psychiatrist and Elder Con alumnus).

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Trio Karénine visit Elder Conservatorium on Monday 13 May

Trio Karénine at Elder Conservatorium of Music

Students had a wonderful morning workshop with players from the internationally acclaimed French ensemble Trio Karénine on Monday 13 May. It was a great pleasure to meet Louis, Julien and Paloma and two string quartets and several pianists benefited from their energy and insight. We hope to see them again another day!

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Gala concert to celebrate Elder Conservatorium community

Future Memories

A stellar assembly of staff and alumni from the Elder Conservatorium of Music will perform in a special Gala Concert on Wednesday 15 May, at once demonstrating the artistry and collegiality of our community, while raising funds to support our ongoing mission.

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Waite 100 Gala

Waite 100 Gala

On Saturday 4 May, the University of Adelaide celebrated 100 years of the enduring Waite Gift in a black-tie, stand-up cocktail affair held on the Urrbrae House Croquet Lawns, featuring performances by Elder Conservatorium staff, students and alumni.

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Adelaide Bass Day

Adelaide Bass Day 2024

We had over 60 people attending the Adelaide Bass Day (Sunday 28 April) during the day, with many more for the final concert.

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Adelaide Youth Orchestras Relocate to Schulz Building

Adelaide Youth Orchestras

After ten years at Carclew, the Adelaide Youth Orchestras team has relocated to the fourth floor of the Schulz Building.

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Kallan Francis Awarded Prestigious James Morrison Scholarship

Kallan Francis

Congratulations to second year jazz guitarist Kallan Francis, who has just been awarded the prestigious James Morrison Scholarship at last weekend's Generations in Jazz festival in Mount Gambier.

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Ciara Louise Ferguson Receives COMA Emerging Jazz Writer's Award

Ciara Louise Ferguson

Congratulations to BMus Hons 2021 graduate (and Adelaide Connection accompanist) Ciara Louise Ferguson, who received the COMA Emerging Jazz Writer's Award at the Adelaide Festival Centre International Jazz Day performance with the Thomas Voss Orchestra.

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String Quartet Weekend 2024

String Quartet Weekend April 2024

Our first String Quartet Weekend (Saturday 27–Sunday 28 April) was a massive success with seven quartets from South Australia and Victoria participating.

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ECMT's Production of 'Little Women' Described as 'Gobsmacking' and 'An Absolutely Charming, Magical Show'

Little Women (ECMT Productions)

The Elder Conservatorium Music Theatre production of Little Women has been hailed as an 'absolutely charming, magical show' (Glam Adelaide).

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