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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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Skywhale creator wins national art prize

17 Jul 2014

VCA alumna Patricia Piccinini was recognised by the Melbourne Art Foundation, receiving the Artist Prize in its National Awards for the Visual Arts.

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Emma Muir-Smith (left) as Hansel and Cristina Russo (right) as Gretel. Photo: Hilary Walker.
Opera students put on a performance for all children

14 Jul 2014

Melbourne opera students have helped introduce young audiences with special needs to the world of opera.

By Stuart Winthrop.

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Chaos hits the stage at VCA with next big musical hit

14 Jul 2014

The Victorian College of the Arts will this Friday launch a new music theatre project A Little Touch of Chaos.

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Explainer: Classical Music

03 Jul 2014

By A/Prof. Stuart Greenbaum, Head of Composition, MCM

Classical music means more than one thing and explanation is in order. Sometimes I make the distinction between big “C” and little “c”, but even that doesn’t fully solve it.

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VCA & MCM June e-newsletter

27 Jun 2014

Read the June edition of the VCA & MCM e-newsletter.

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Alumnus wins 2014 Griffin Award

26 Jun 2014

Performer and playwright Angus Cerini has won the 2014 Griffin Award for his new play The Bleeding Tree.

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Associate Dean (Indigenous Development) honoured in Queen's Birthday Awards

10 Jun 2014

Deborah Cheetham, Associate Dean (Indigenous Development) and Head of the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development, has been made an Officer of the Order of Australia.

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Graduate Mentorships 2014

26 May 2014

The VCA and MCM are proud to announce the Graduate Mentorship recipients for 2014.

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English conductor Gerald Gentry passes away at 86.

14 May 2014

The English conductor Gerald Gentry has died in Australia at the age of 86, during his long and celebrated career he conducted the Victorian College of the Arts Orchestra and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music Orchestra.

His biographer David Barmby published this lovely account of a long and contented life on Slipped Disc.

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Melbourne welcomes VCA funding

07 May 2014

The University of Melbourne has welcomed the Victorian Budget announcement of $8.5 million for the redevelopment of the former Victoria Police Mounted Branch stables in Southbank.

 

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