Three of a kind

Alumni
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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.

Singing the key to improving life for Parkinson’s sufferers

Arts Education Law
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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.

Musical theatre grad wins Rob Guest Endowment Award

Alumni
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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.

Well placed for success

Alumni
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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 […]