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Science Gallery International (SGI) and the University of Melbourne today announce that Rose Hiscock will become the inaugural Director of Science Gallery Melbourne, a dynamic venue for science and art collaboration planned for the heart of Melbourne’s new innovation precinct.

Following the success of last year’s tour, the VCA Frisk festival will return to Natimuk in November after it premiered at the 2015 Melbourne Fringe.

Music theatre specialists from across Australia will gather together next week at the University of Melbourne’s Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) for the very first National Music Theatre Symposium.

Seven new works by University of Melbourne Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) students will feature as part of the FRISK - a festival of new performance - at this year’s Melbourne Fringe, from September 24 to 27.

Indigenous arts practitioners from Victoria are invited to apply for a year-long residency at the University of Melbourne, including a cash grant of $40,000 and up to $5,000 for materials as part of the Hutchinson Indigenous Residency.

Cellists of all ages are invited to register for the world premier ‘Orchestra of 100 Cellos’ as part of the inaugural Melbourne Cello Festival at the University of Melbourne.

As part of the 2015 Mimir Chamber Music Festival at the University of Melbourne, the newly appointed Concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic, Frank Huang, will be at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (MCM) for a week of public performances and masterclasses.

From 2016, students enrolled in the new Bachelor of Music programme at the University of Melbourne will have the choice to specialise in any discipline, including: Music Performance, Composition, Musicology/Ethnomusicology, Jazz and Improvisation, or Interactive Composition.

The first book to explore the importance of country music in Australian society has been released by Lyrebird Press, part of the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (VCA&MCM).

Partisan, the debut feature film from Melbourne director, Ariel Kleiman, who graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) at the University of Melbourne in 2010, will be released theatrically in Australia this week (Thursday 28 May, 2015).

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