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‘Devil’ in the details for Eugene’s video game success

For Bachelor of Popular Music graduate Eugene Nesci, the success of the video game Devil Daggers is a validation of his skills and a reward for dedication
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Griffith filmmakers honoured at top US industry awards

Two cutting-edge productions from Griffith Film School‘s LiveLab studio have been honoured at the New York Festivals Best of TV & Film Awards in Las Vegas this week. The awards recognise content in all lengths and forms from over 50 countries. Dedicated to both the television and film industries, they mirror global trends and encourage the next generation […]
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Griffith musicians to play for country’s movers and shakers

Four young musicians from the Queensland Conservatorium are preparing for the gig of a lifetime after being chosen to perform for the Prime Minister and industry leaders on the eve of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.
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Griffith grad Katie Noonan hits the right note at the Games

Queensland Conservatorium alumnus Katie Noonan is the musical director for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games’ opening and closing ceremonies – an epic production destined to be viewed by a global television audience of up to 1.5 billion. Noonan, a five-time ARIA Award-winner and a former Arts, Education and Law Outstanding Alumnus of the Year, […]
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Dami Im lends the X factor to the GC2018 Queen’s Baton Relay

Queensland Conservatorium alumnus Dami Im will be one of the Batonbearers for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) in her hometown of Daisy Hill on April 1.
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Music a family affair at Griffith

Music education is a family affair for second and third generation students at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University (QCGU). These young musicians have chosen to follow in their parents and grandparents footsteps after winning a place at Australia's number one creative arts school.
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Griffith hosts world music stars in lead up to Festival 2018

The Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University  will host some of world music's superstars in the lead up to Festival 2018. Associate Professor Vanessa Tomlinson will feature in an all-star 12-piece ensemble that will perform at Festival 2018 on 13 April.
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A song and dance for aspiring composers

Queensland Conservatorium composition students are collaborating on an exciting new production with Expressions Dance Company.
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Conservatorium launches 2018 concert season

The Queensland Conservatorium has unveiled its latest concert season, promising yet another blockbuster year of performances. Queensland Conservatorium Director Professor Scott Harrison, who will officially launch the season this Friday, said audiences can expect a diverse program that showcases the talent of students, staff and alumni.
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A whole new world for Aladdin star

Musical theatre graduate Kimberley Hodgson feels like all her wishes have come true, after scoring a lead role in the national production of Aladdin.
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Three of a kind

When Nick Woodhead starts at the Queensland Conservatorium next week, he will be following a family tradition. Nick's older brother Dominic graduated from the Bachelor of Musical Theatre in 2014, and his older sister Miriam is in her final year of the same degree.
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All the world’s a stage for new acting students

This week marks the launch of Griffith University's new Bachelor of Acting, and the first intake of students can't wait to get started. Peter Irankunda said he was "head over heels" about being accepted into the course. "To think that I get to spend the next three years studying acting gets me excited," he said.
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Singing the key to improving life for Parkinson’s sufferers

Singing improves the lives of people living with Parkinson’s, according to an Australian-first study conducted by researchers from the Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre, Griffith University. More than 70 people from around Queensland participated in the ground-breaking Griffith University study that looked at how singing could improve the health and wellbeing of people with Parkinson’s.
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Musical theatre grad wins Rob Guest Endowment Award

Queensland Conservatorium alumnus Georgina Hopson has won Australia's pre-eminent musical theatre award - the Rob Guest Endowment. Georgina took out the award with a stunning performance of Glitter and Be Gay and When Did I Fall In Love after a day of gruelling workshops and interviews with the judging panel. The $20,000 prize was presented at a gala ceremony at Sydney's Capitol Theatre this month, and will allow her to travel to New York to undertake further studies.
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Well placed for success

In 2012, a group of new graduates from Griffith Film School and the Queensland Conservatorium founded Well Placed Cactus – a digital start up that created games, apps and interactive installations. Fast forward five years, and the company has just been snapped up by global consulting giant Deloitte. Queensland Conservatorium music technology graduate Jack Gillespie […]
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Griffith launches acting degree in 2018

The Queensland Conservatorium's new acting degree has received a stamp of approval from Academy Award winning actress, Dame Judi Dench.
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Griffith grad Kate Miller-Heidke to headline Festival 2018

Queensland Conservatorium alumnus Kate Miller-Heidke has been announced as the first headline act for Festival 2018. The multi-platinum selling artist will be a major drawcard at the multi-arts festival, which will run alongside the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games from 4-15 April.
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Griffith musicians set to bowl over cricket fans at the Ashes

The Queensland Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra will play on hallowed turf this week – bowling over cricket fans from around the world on the opening day of the Ashes series at the Gabba. The 70-piece student ensemble will play both national anthems and get fans on their feet with a stirring rendition of Jerusalem for the Barmy Army and […]
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