Dr Sophie Arkoudis and Professor Ian Lang
Award for Best Practice/Innovation in International Education
20 Oct 2011
Dr Sophie Arkoudis (Deputy Director, Centre for the Study of Higher Education) and Professor Ian Lang (VCA, International Digital Media) have accepted an award for Best Innovation/Practice in International Education from the International Education Association of Australia for their collaborative research project 'Finding Common Ground'.
Contemporary Plays Season to challenge and delight audiences
19 Oct 2011
The Contemporary Plays Season presented by the VCA School of Performing Arts features two works: A Mouthful of Birds and St Kilda Tales. Read More
Karaikudi R Mani
Indian percussionist Karaikudi R Mani shares the importance of rhythm
14 Oct 2011
As part of the Simplot International Masterclass Series, acclaimed Indian percussionist Karaikudi R Mani will take up his post as artist-in-residence at the School of Contemporary Music later this month. Read More
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa with masterclass students from the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. (From left to right) Anna Voshege, Cristina Russo, Siobhan Stagg, Carlos Barcenas, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Christine Heald and Mathew Tng. Photographer: Sav Schulman.
From masterclass to stage with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa
12 Oct 2011
A masterclass with superstar Dame Kiri Te Kanawa was an experience of a lifetime for six opera students and for Carlos Barcenas it might also have changed the course of his career. Read More
Keith and Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship winners
06 Oct 2011
Two former VCA students will pursue their theatrical interests with projects in Bogota, Columbia; and New York, thanks to a $25,000 Keith and Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship. Read More
Production alumna doing sound design for Radio National
06 Oct 2011
VCA Production alumna, Angela Grant, has recently done the sound design and engineering for Poetica on ABC Radio National. You can stream Agony and Ecstasy: The Sense of Touch directly from the website.
VCA students on Southbank campus celebrate the 'water bottle free' campaign
Water bottle free campaign sweeps Southbank campus
06 Oct 2011
Our Southbank campus will stop selling bottled water from today making it the first Victorian university to reduce its environmental footprint in this way. Read More
Dorcas McClean Travelling Scholarship for Violinists winners announced
06 Oct 2011
The following prizes were awarded for the Dorcas McClean Travelling Scholarship for Violinists, following the heated competition final at Melba Hall on Sunday 25 September.
First Prize $40,000 – Kana Ohashi
Second Prize $15,000 – Brigid Coleridge
Third Prize $10,000 – Lachlan O'Donnell
Kate Daw develops public artwork for the Docklands
05 Oct 2011
School of Art lecturer, Dr Kate Daw, talks to The Age about her new public artwork for the Docklands, Civil Twilight End: It tolls for thee: marking time makes a peal to our civic nature.
Student films selected for top international competitions
27 Sep 2011
Andrew Kavanagh (At the Formal) and Corrie Chen (Wonderboy) have been selected for the 31st Munich International Festival of Film Schools; Anton Blajer (God’s Fools) and Ben Holmes (Bufo) have been selected for the 10th International Student and Video Festival of Beijing Film Academy.
$80,000 prize pool at violin competition this Sunday
23 Sep 2011
Finalists in the Dorcas McClean Travelling Scholarship - regarded as Australia’s richest violin competition – will be giving it their all this weekend with the winner of the prestigious event taking home a $40,000 scholarship. Read More
David Soo wins Great Romantics Competition
22 Sep 2011
David Soo, currently studying piano at the Conservatorium with Glenn Riddle, recently won the Melbourne Recital Centre's Great Romantics Competition performing Liszt: Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude. Read More