A two-year Master of Music (Orchestral Performance) will launch today at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (MCM) when University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Professor Glyn Davis and Chair of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) Board Michael Ullmer sign an official Memorandum of Understanding.
In recognition of the remarkable generosity of The Ian Potter Foundation, the University of Melbourne today announced it will name the new Melbourne Conservatorium of Music building, The Ian Potter Southbank Centre.
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.
Australian composer and Dean of the Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, Barry Conyngham, will premiere his new composition ANZAC in Melbourne this weekend.
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.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.