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Inside Melbourne’s $105m Conservatorium Of Music

12 Oct 2016

The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music will celebrate the activities of music rehearsal and practice and is set to be the ‘green room’ of Melbourne’s arts precinct. Check out our new Southbank building via The Urban Developer.

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Elizabeth Debicki: "We fought about how sexy I should be"

10 Oct 2016

Alumna actor Elizabeth Debicki continues her global dominance, with her debut at London's National Theatre in The Red Barn. Read the interview via The Guardian.

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The VCA & MCM presents Outliers Volume 1: GL

03 Oct 2016

We throw open our doors to host Outliers, a series of periodic events showcasing the broad range of talent coming out of Melbourne’s leading arts and performance college.

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VCA & MCM September e-newsletter

30 Sep 2016

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

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Music performance anxiety ... and how to beat it

28 Sep 2016

Dr Margaret Osborne experienced music performance anxiety as a teenager, and now works with musicians at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music on theirs. Read more via Pursuit

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Statement on the closure of the Centre for Cultural Partnerships

28 Sep 2016

The Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music can confirm it will cease offerings in all programs and discontinue operations managed at the Centre for Cultural Partnerships (CCP) by the end of the year.

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Music theatre alumna Stefanie Jones announced as Rob Guest Endowment Award finalist

26 Sep 2016

Currently starring as Liesl von Trapp in The Sound of Music, music theatre alumna Stefanie Jones has just been announced as a finalist in the prestigious Rob Guest Endowment Awards. Read more via AussieTheatre.com.

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Behind the scenes with Melbourne Guitar Festival director and alumnus Michael McManus

26 Sep 2016

At this year’s Melbourne International Guitar Festival, local classical guitarists will come face to face with some of the world’s best classical players. As a director and founder of the MGF, alumnus Michael MacManus understands the importance of reaching out to classical players. Read more via Beat Magazine.

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FRISK 2016 review: Three Blind Mice

24 Sep 2016

"Laughs are a plenty, physical comedy is memorable, and there is plenty to think about." Stage Whispers reviews FRISK Festival production Three Blind Mice at the 2016 Melbourne Fringe. Read the full review.

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FRISK 2016 review: A Dingo Ate My Baby / Small Brown Supporting Role

23 Sep 2016

Stage Whispers reviews the FRISK Festival double-bill A Dingo Ate My Baby / Small Brown Supporting Role at this year's Melbourne Fringe. Read the full review.

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The Keys to a Baroque Emotional Treasure Chest

23 Sep 2016

Frederic Kiernan, PhD candidate and researcher at the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, explores Parisian composer Marc-Antoine Charpentier's baroque opera La descente d’Orphée aux enfers ahead of it's very first Australian performance. Read more via the the Histories of Emotion blog.

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Monique diMattina: ‘I wanted to be the best jazz piano player ever’

20 Sep 2016

Singer/songwriter, radio personality and in-demand session alumna pianist Monique diMattina discusses her life and upcoming performance at the Big Blowout festival. Read the article via Pursuit.

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