Arts Education Law

Sounds great as Griffith hosts International Ecoacoustics Congress

Researchers will explore ways that sound can deepen our understanding of the environment at the 2018 International Ecoacoustics Congress.
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Griffith makes Australian top 10 on research publication rankings

Griffith University is in the top ten of Australian institutions according to a new performance measure ranking universities on a range of published research criteria.
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Alumni

Bringing music to the masses

Queensland Conservatorium graduate Astrid Jorgensen is bringing music to the masses with her wildly successful project, Pub Choir. Astrid believes that everyone can sing… and Pub Choir is the proof. Her ethos is simple: ‘no audition, no solos, no commitments, no sheet music, no worries’. The talented singer and choral specialist graduated from the Queensland Conservatorium […]
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Alumni

Musical theatre grads power new production at QPAC

Musical theatre graduates from the Queensland Conservatorium are powering a new production of the iconic rock musical, Rent. The Tony Award-winning show has just opened at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), and features half a dozen recent graduates from the Queensland Conservatorium's renowned Bachelor of Musical Theatre.
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Griffith musical theatre grad wins lead role in Aladdin

Queensland Conservatorium musical theatre graduate Shubshri Kandiah has had all of her wishes granted after winning the lead role of Princess Jasmine in Disney’s smash hit musical Aladdin. The role will mark Shubshri’s professional musical theatre debut. The 22-year-old graduated from the Bachelor of Musical Theatre at the end of last year, and is now […]
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Griffith singer-songwriter pens UK Eurovision entry

A talented young singer-songwriter who studied at the Queensland Conservatorium may be on track to Eurovision glory this week. While Jessica Mauboy is flying the flag for Australia at this year’s contest, former Young Conservatorium student Nicole Blair has penned the UK’s national entry. Her piano ballad, Storm, will be performed by English singer SuRie at Sunday’s Eurovision […]
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Alumni

Griffith grad Dami Im returns to her roots

Dami Im has returned to her roots with a new album of jazz standards – the music she first discovered during her studies at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University. Fresh off the back of a triumphant performance at the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony, the multi-platinum artist is now in the middle of a national tour. “I see […]
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Remarkable music students win Conservatorium Medal

Two remarkable students are following a long line of musical luminaries by winning the prestigious Queensland Conservatorium Medal for Excellence. Violinist Kate Worley and pianist Crystal Smith were presented with the medals in front of a packed house at the opening concert of the Queensland Conservatorium orchestral season.
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Arts Education Law

Queensland Conservatorium celebrates a blockbuster orchestral season

The Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University is launching a blockbuster orchestral season featuring a host of  high profile guest conductors, epic repertoire and a dazzling finale at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre.
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Alumni

‘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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Alumni

QCA alumnus takes out Ozzie for best sound

A documentary produced by Queensland College of Art alumnus has fought off competition from multi-million dollar feature films such as Sweet Country and The Butterfly Tree to win the Best Sound Design Award in the inaugural OzFlix Independent Film Awards.
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Arts Education Law

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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Alumni

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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Alumni

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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Alumni

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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Arts Education Law

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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Alumni

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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Arts Education Law

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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