Arts Education Law

State’s best young musicians flock to Griffith

More than 1,000 young musicians from across the country will descend on the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University this weekend for the State Honours Ensemble Program (SHEP) – the biggest event in the program’s history.
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Alumni

Queensland Conservatorium receives $1 million bequest

The Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University has received a $1 million bequest that will benefit generations of young musicians.
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Arts Education Law

Musical theatre students set to shine

Students from the Queensland Conservatorium will share the stage with Australia’s biggest musical theatre star, Lucy Durack, and the Queensland Pops Orchestra this weekend. The Broadway on Screen concert at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) will showcase the country’s best young talent performing a host of blockbuster hits from musicals including The Wizard of […]
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Arts Education Law

Griffith showcases creative arts on world stage

Griffith University will showcase its creative arts offerings at the George Town Festival in Penang, Malaysia next month. The Arts, Education and Law Group (AEL) are presenting The Griffith Creative Arts Room as part of the month-long celebration of arts and culture, which attracts more than a million visitors from around the world.
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Arts Education Law

Musical theatre students wow at the Powerhouse

Musical theatre stars from the Queensland Conservatorium are wowing audiences with a sell-out winter season at the Brisbane Powerhouse. Final year triple-threats have wowed audiences at the iconic arts venue with two acclaimed productions: a musical re-imagining of the beloved literary classic, Little Women, and the classic Broadway smash, Company.
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Alumni

Orchestral career is all about the bass for Jeremy

Queensland Conservatorium graduate Jeremy Watt has composed an impressive musical career playing double bass in some of the world's finest orchestras
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Arts Education Law

Griffith students share stage with Broadway legend

Musical theatre students will have the chance to perform with a Broadway legend this week, when diva Patti LuPone hits the stage at the Queensland Conservatorium Theatre. Multiple Tony and Grammy Award-winner Patti LuPone will perform her critically acclaimed show, Don't Monkey with Broadway, to a packed house at the Queensland Conservatorium Theatre on Wednesday night.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith students snare national percussion prize

Queensland Conservatorium student Lochlin Dormer has won Australia's most prestigious percussion award - the  Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Snare Drum Prize.
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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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Architecture, construction and planning

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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Alumni

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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Alumni

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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Alumni

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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