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Melbourne launches biggest campaign of its kind in city’s history
22 May 2013
The University of Melbourne has launched the largest philanthropic Campaign in its 160-year history, seeking to raise $500 million by 2017. $10 million from The Ian Potter Foundation, Martyn and Louise Myer, and The Myer Foundation will go towards the exciting development of the Southbank Campus – using the leverage that philanthropy can provide to encourage government to work in partnership. Read full media release.
May e-newsletter 2013
16 May 2013
Read the May edition of the VCA & MCM e-newsletter.
Timbre and Transcendence: Improvisation in Music
8 May 2013
Dr Robert Vincs explores the transcendental possibilities of improvisational music on Upclose. Listen to the podcast here.
April e-newsletter 2013
18 April 2013
Read the April edition of the VCA & MCM e-newsletter.
March e-newsletter 2013
20 March 2013
Read the March edition of the VCA & MCM e-newsletter.
Monster musical break for a boy from Bendigo
4 March 2013
Opera graduate Adam Lyon is about to get the break of a lifetime in his first professional production, as leading man for King Kong, due to open in Melbourne in June this year. Watch this story from the ABC that takes him back to his hometown of Bendigo where his love of musical theatre began. Monster musical break for a boy from Bendigo.
Creative arts graduates awarded $200,000 in scholarships
21 February 2013
The careers of eight recent Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (VCA&MCM) graduates are off to a flying start, having been awarded scholarships to help them develop links and projects with local arts organisations and established artists.
Vale Dr Ravi Shankar
13 December 2012
The community of scholars, musicians and artists at the VCA & MCM pay tribute to Dr Ravi Shankar as a musician, teacher and composer who was deeply admired and respected as the world’s most influential contemporary Indian musician. It is an honour to be able to help celebrate his musical legacy with our Ravi Shankar World Music Scholarship.
Dame Elisabeth with artist Linda Tegg, 2009 winner of the Keith & Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship
Vale Dame Elisabeth Murdoch
6 December 2012
Dame Elisabeth will be remembered by the staff, students and alumni of the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music for her enormous generosity of spirit and open-minded attitude to the ever-changing landscape of contemporary arts education.
Some of the VCA cast member in King Kong: (L - R) Joshua Robson, Sam Hooper, Adam Lyon, Chris Ryan, Jacob William. photo Ponch Hawkes
VCA graduates feature strongly in cast of King Kong
29 November 2012
The Victorian College of the Arts is the biggest tertiary provider of cast to KING KONG, with both Adam Lyon (Carl Denham) and Chris Ryan (Jack Driscoll) being graduates, in addition to another six of the cast.
November e-newsletter 2012
12 November 2012
Read the November edition of the VCA & MCM e-newsletter.
Ron Murray lights the fire at Wilin Week 2012. Photo: Jorge De Araujo.
Wilin Centre celebrates 10 years of fostering Indigenous cultural expression
9 November 2012
The Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development will celebrate it's 10th birthday with a free concert and exhibition at Melbourne's Federation Square this month.