News: Elder Conservatorium of Music

Meet the Soloist: Mattea Osenk

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.

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Mark Simeon Ferguson's new album on ABC a first for diverse voices

Mark Ferguson

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.

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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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Pianist Anna Goldsworthy appointed director of the Elder Conservatorium of Music

Professor Anna Goldsworthy, an award-winning pianist, writer, and festival director, has been appointed to lead the University of Adelaide’s Elder Conservatorium of Music.

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Meet the Soloist: Lauren Borg

Meet Lauren Borg, flute soloist in the Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra concert on Friday 25 March. Lauren will be performing Carl Reinecke's Flute Concerto, in a concert that also features music by Rossini and Haydn.

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A Night of Jazz - Harry James Angus

Harry James Angus - A night of jazz

Join Harry James Angus and the top graduating jazz musicians from the Elder Conservatorium of Music for a night of unforgettable performances.

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Elder Conservatorium Orchestral Open Day - 28 August

Orchestral Open Day

At the Elder Conservatorium Orchestral Open Day, meet staff and students from the Con, ask questions and learn about the Classical Performance courses and events we offer.

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Elder Conservatorium 2021 Concert Series

Elder Conservatorium Concert Series

The Elder Conservatorium's Concert Series returns for 2021, beginning Friday 19 March. Join us for regular live performances from staff, students and visiting guests in the inviting ambience of Elder Hall.

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Elder Conservatorium of Music alumna wins prestigious Helpmann Award for Voice

The Helpmann Academy has announced that emerging vocalist and Adelaide University graduate Erin McKellar has been awarded the inaugural Helpmann Academy Award for Voice, valued at $8,000.

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