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Lauren Sibree: More than just a musician

16 Feb 2017

Current student Lauren Sibree's Bachelor of Music degree has taught her a lot more than just how to be a singer. Find out more about her journey of self-discovery at the MCM via Rehearsal Magazine

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Stuart Greenbaum: Composed at 50

06 Dec 2016

As Stuart Greenbaum, one of Australia's most widely-performed composers, reaches a milestone birthday he discusses music, the meaning of life, and silence. Read more via Pursuit.

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Piano men: When a mentor meets a prodigy

30 Nov 2016

There are seven decades between them but pianists Kevin Suherman and Professor Max Cooke share a unique musical bond. Read more via Pursuit.

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Complete the Faculty of VCA & MCM Communications Survey and win prizes

18 Nov 2016

We're changing the way we communicate with our subscribers, and we want to hear from you! Complete our short Communications Survey and go in the draw to win one of two prizes. 

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Spinal patients sing to breathe easy in virtual world

11 Nov 2016

Music therapy researchers from the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music are using virtual reality to allow quadriplegics to sing together to boost their breathing and connectedness. Find out more via Pursuit.

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Kutcha Edwards awarded the inaugural Melbourne Prize for Music Distinguished Musicians Fellowship

10 Nov 2016

Indigenous Australian singer and songwriter Kutcha Edwards has been awarded the Faculty of VCA & MCM’s inaugural Distinguished Musicians Fellowship Award at the 2016 Melbourne Prize for Music

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2016 Albert H Maggs Composition Award winner announced

07 Nov 2016

Composer Peter Knight has been awarded the 2016 Albert H Maggs Composition Award for his work Diomira.

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Applications open for ACMI X Artist Residency program

28 Oct 2016

The University of Melbourne and Faculty of VCA & MCM seeks xxpressions of interest for the ACMI X Artist Studio Program 2017.

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University of Melbourne helps put X factor into ACMI

26 Oct 2016

The Faculty of VCA & MCM is excited to be part of ACMI X, a new University partnership with ACMI, which brings together people from various cutting-edge creative industries to share ideas, experience and inspiration. Read more via the University of Melbourne Newsroom, or make an expression of interest.

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Context: Journal of Music has a new home online

17 Oct 2016

The Editorial Committee of Context: Journal of Music Research is very pleased to announce the launch of a new Context website.

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Inside Melbourne’s $105m Conservatorium Of Music

12 Oct 2016

The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music will celebrate the activities of music rehearsal and practice and is set to be the ‘green room’ of Melbourne’s arts precinct. Check out our new Southbank building via The Urban Developer.

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The VCA & MCM presents Outliers Volume 1: GL

03 Oct 2016

We throw open our doors to host Outliers, a series of periodic events showcasing the broad range of talent coming out of Melbourne’s leading arts and performance college.

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