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King's Birthday Honours for Music Theatre’s George Torbay

George Torbay

Heartfelt congratulations to George Torbay who was named in the King's Birthday 2023 Honours List this weekend with an Order of Australia, receiving an AM "for significant service to the performing arts through music.”

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Meet the soloist: Tahlia Williams performs Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto

Honours violinist, Tahlia Williams, performs Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto with the Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra this Friday 9 June, 1:10pm, in Elder Hall.

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Riverland teen Joey Haenen lands spot in Bachelor of Music Theatre degree at University of Adelaide

Hundreds of Australians apply for the prestigious Bachelor of Music Theatre at the University of Adelaide each year — and of the 24 selected, a young man from the country is making his voice heard in a big way.

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Stage legend directs student blondes

Nikki Snelson

Fifteen years after Legally Blonde the Musical took Broadway by storm, the University of Adelaide’s Music Theatre class of 2022 will take on the smash hit, under the guidance of a stage legend.

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Call for Papers: Music Round Table

The Musicology and Ethnomusicology Hub at the Elder Conservatorium of Music, The University of Adelaide, and the Musicology and Ethnomusicology Area of the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, The University of Melbourne, invite you to a Research Round Table on the theme of Musical Exchanges, Networks and Migrations to and from Australia.

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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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Meet the Soloist: Dylan Henderson performs Chopin's Second Piano Concerto

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.

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Performance Students at the Top of their Class

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.

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