News: Elder Conservatorium of Music
Emerging Artist of the Year Award
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 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
PianoLab a great success!
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.
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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Meet the Soloist: Thomas Marlin
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.
Mark Ferguson acknowledged as SA's 'Luminary' at the APRA AMCOS Awards
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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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.
Mark Simeon Ferguson's new album on ABC a first for diverse voices
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
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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