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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Alumni success at the Green Room Awards

29 Apr 2014

VCA & MCM alumni have shone in the Opera and Theatre categories at the 2014 Green Room Awards.

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Give it up for Margaret: A month of Philanthropic Inspiration in the Arts

24 Apr 2014

The Victorian College of the Arts and the Margaret Lawrence Bequest will celebrate the centenary of philanthropist Margaret Lawrence (1914 – 2004) at the arts festival Give it up for Margaret:  A month of Philanthropic Inspiration, May 1-31, 2014.

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Australia's richest violin prize brings out the best

18 Apr 2014

Talented violinist Anne-Marie Johnson has been awarded the 2014 Dorcas McClean Travelling Scholarship, Australia’s riches prize for violinists. 

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Music Therapist helps injured man reconnect with music

17 Apr 2014

MCM Music Therapist Jason Kenner designed a one-handed guitar for a Melbourne man who suffered a brain injury

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MCM alumnus wins prestigious composition scholarship

09 Apr 2014

Composer Nicholas Buc (Bachelor of Music, 2003) has won the Brian May Scholarship (2014 - 2016).

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MCM alumnus wins inaugural Australian Cello Prize

31 Mar 2014

Cellist Yelian He (Bachelor of Music, 2006) has won the Australian Cello Prize.

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VCA and MCM and State Government of Victoria launch refurbished Grant St Theatre

20 Mar 2014

The VCA and MCM’s Grant St Theatre has been refurbished and the new Lionel Gell Lounge launched, creating one of Melbourne’s premier music theatre performance venues.

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