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Mary Vallentine AO, one of Australia’s most distinguished arts administrators, is the recipient of the 2016 Sir Bernard Heinze Memorial Award.

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.

Eight of the country’s best and brightest opera singers have been selected for a new National Graduate Opera Program that will run next year as part of a collaboration between the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne and Victorian Opera.

Eight of the country’s best and brightest opera singers have been selected for a new National Graduate Opera Program that will run next year as part of a collaboration between the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne and Victorian Opera.

Giftedness in child musicians is a delicate balance of learned behaviour and personal pre-disposition, according to a University of Melbourne music education researcher, who will explain his views to the audience of fourteen-year-old pianist Tiffany Poon at the Melbourne Recital Centre next Tuesday.

Peter Garrett, Federal Minister for School Education, Early Childhood and Youth, will launch a new documentary film about the vital role that music education plays in enriching lives at the Centre for Music, Mind and Wellbeing (CMMW) at the University of Melbourne tomorrow, 5 May.

A composer of international distinction and one of the few creative artist to hold the Harvard Chair in Australian Studies, Professor Barry Conyngham has been appointed Dean of the Faculty of the VCA and Music at the University of Melbourne.