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Alumna Kathryn Radcliffe wins 90th Herald Sun Aria Competition

29 Oct 2014

Soprano performs works by Donizetti and Verdi to win the prestigious award.

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Joshua Robson awarded the 2014 Rob Guest Endowment

14 Oct 2014

Music theatre alumnus receives $20,000 award for professional development.

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Melanie Plesch
MCM Lecturer recognised in national teaching award

18 Sep 2014

Lecturer in Musicology, Dr Melanie Plesch is one of four staff at The University of Melbourne to be recognised in the 2014 Australian Awards for University Teaching.

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Composer Barry Conyngham
New symphony for ANZAC centenary

07 Sep 2014

Louise Bennet talks to one of Australia’s most celebrated composers who has just marked his 70th birthday with the debut of his latest composition, ANZAC, at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.

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Associate Dean for Indigenous Development and Head of the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Development, Deborah Cheetham.
Helen Macpherson Smith Trust announces $1 million Indigenous art residency program

03 Sep 2014

A $1 million grant from the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust has been announced to establish a far-reaching new Indigenous arts residency program in perpetuity at the University of Melbourne – the Hutchinson Indigenous Residency (HIR).

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World-renowned musicians convene in Melbourne for Mimir

01 Sep 2014

Celebrated string musicians from the LA Philharmonic, Houston Symphony, Chicago Symphony and Cavani String Quartet will convene this week for a series of public performances and masterclasses.

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The Windsor Art Prize winner announced

30 Aug 2014

Yandell Walton (Master of Fine Arts, Visual Art) has been awarded the 2014 Windsor Art Prize at an event at the Hotel Windsor in Melbourne.

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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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