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Composer Barry Conyngham
Australian composer Barry Conyngham premieres new work

28 Aug 2014

Australian composer and Dean of the Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, Barry Conyngham, will premiere his new composition ANZAC in Melbourne this weekend.

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Adam Arkapaw wins second Emmy Award

26 Aug 2014

VCA alumnus Adam Arkapaw has won his second Emmy Award for his work on True Detective.

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Kylie Beale "Of Strength and Heart" 2013
New prize for VCA Documentary students

22 Aug 2014

Shark Island Institute has launched a new award for documentary graduates of the Victorian College of the Arts.

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Exceptional precision: Freedman Jazz Award winner Aaron Choulai. Photo: Karen Steains.
Aaron Choulai wins the 2014 Freedman Jazz Fellowship

21 Aug 2014

Alumnus Aaron Choulai (VCA, Bachelor of Music, 2003) has been awarded the 2014 Freedman Jazz Fellowship.

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Choreographer Stephanie Lake
Alumna Stephanie Lake wins at the 2014 Helpmann Awards

19 Aug 2014

Choreographer Stephanie Lake (Bachelor of Dance, 1999) has won a Helpmann Award for Best Choreography in a Dance or Physical Theatre Work for the work A Small Prometheus.

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Tjanpi Desert Weaver Roma Butler with student
Indigenous weavers give insight into contemporary Australian art

12 Aug 2014

For the first time in Victoria, the renowned Tjanpi Desert Weavers will be holding a series of three masterclasses for Fine Arts students at the University of Melbourne.

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VCA Alumnus wins Best Australian Short at MIFF

12 Aug 2014

Director Eddy Bell (Bachelor of Film and Television, 2013) and Producer Khoby Rowe won Best Australian Short Film at the Melbourne International Film Festival, with Eddy's graduating short film Grey Bull.  

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Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe dies aged 85

11 Aug 2014

Acclaimed Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe AO MBE (BMus - 1951, Dmus - 1989) died at age 85 last Friday 8 August at the Wolper Jewish Hospital in Woollahra, after a long battle with illness.

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Professor Gary McPherson's study into children’s musical identity

07 Aug 2014

Professor Gary McPherson's study published in the journal Psychology of Music.

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Freedman Jazz Fellowship finalists announced

06 Aug 2014

The finalists for the Freedman Jazz Fellowship have been announced with three VCA Alumni nominated.

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VCA & MCM July e-newsletter

25 Jul 2014

Read the July edition of the VCA & MCM e-newsletter


Public to Marvel as VCA artists transform historic Windsor Hotel

23 Jul 2014

Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) students will transform Melbourne’s Windsor Hotel into a public gallery while vying for The Windsor Art Award, a $10 000 scholarship recognising Australia’s best emerging talent. 

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