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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!
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
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.
Dylan Henderson, the soloist in our upcoming Lunchtime concert this Friday, enjoys a multi-faceted career as an emerging pianist, writer, musicologist and arts administrator.
Top classical performance students from the Elder Conservatorium compete for $1500 worth of prizes in the Friday 21 October lunchtime concert, supported by the Peter Brooker prize for musical excellence.
Meet Thomas Marlin, cello soloist in Elder Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra's Friday 9 September Lunchtime Concert. Tom will be performing Carl Philipp Emmanuel’s Cello Concerto in A major, in a concert that also features works by Mozart and Elgar.
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.
Elder Conservatorium of Music graduate, Andrew Bain, talks about his experiences in the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra in ABC Radio interview.
Meet Mattea Osenk, viola soloist in the Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra concert on Friday 19 August. Mattea will be performing William Walton's viola concerto, in a concert that also features music by Graeme Koehne and a new work by Hannah Wilkinson.
Head of Jazz Mark Simeon Ferguson's new album 'Where Emus Roam the Streets' is the first jazz release from the 2022 ABC Composer Commissions Fund, created to support new Australian music from emerging and diverse voices.