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Griffith music alumni sweep Green Room Awards

Queensland Conservatorium alumni Kate Miller-Heidke, Keir Nuttall and Georgina Hopson have been recognised at the prestigious Green Room Awards. The long-running performing arts industry awards recognise the best local productions, from musicals to opera, dance and theatre. The 37th annual awards ceremony was held online this year, with the winners announced on YouTube. Dream team […]
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Griffith film alumni scoop International Emmy Awards

Two animation projects by Griffith Film School alumni have won International Emmy Awards.
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Singing away the coronavirus blues: making music in a time of crisis reminds us we belong

Griffith experts say making music provides a means to regain control in a time of crisis.
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The positive power of song during challenging times

Queensland Conservatorium alumnus Astrid Jorgensen is harnessing the power of song to combat social isolation.
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All the world’s a stage for Griffith’s leading ladies

Griffith musical theatre graduates have been cast in Australia's biggest new shows.
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Alumni create new music for Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Queensland Conservatorium composers have been commissioned to create new works for the Sydney Symphony Orchestra as part of the 50 Fanfares project.
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Griffith violinist hits a high note

Queensland Conservatorium student Fiona Qiu has shared a stage with Michael Bublé, led Australia’s national youth orchestra and played the world’s great concert halls.
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Griffith music alumni added to Bluesfest lineup

Queensland Conservatorium alumni Dami Im and Julz Parker will play Byron Bay Bluesfest, joining global acts like Alanis Morissette and The Dave Matthews Band.
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Musical theatre graduate wins lead role in Frozen: The Musical

Queensland Conservatorium musical theatre graduate Courtney Monsma has won the coveted role of Princess Anna in Disney's Frozen: The Musical.
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Griffith creatives sweep Qld Music Awards nominations

Creative arts students and alumni have been nominated for a swag of Queensland Music Awards.
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Griffith representatives recognised with Australia Day Honours

Incoming Pro-Vice Chancellor (Indigenous) Professor Cindy Shannon was one of many Griffith University staff, alumni and associates recognised with Australia Day Honours.
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Four Fulbright Scholars for Griffith

Four Griffith University representatives have been named recipients of the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship.
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Griffith lecturer joins Smithsonian for artist residency

Queensland Conservatorium lecturer Professor Vanessa Tomlinson turns artist-in-residence at the Smithsonian as part of its 2019 Year of Music.
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Griffith arts alumni scoop showcase grants

Griffith alumni have received more than $150,000 in grants as part of the Queensland Arts Showcase Program.
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How the arts sustain Australia’s most remote communities

A three-year ARC Linkage Project led by the Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre mapped the arts and creative sector in one of Australia's largest remote regions.
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Queensland Conservatorium launches 2020 season

The Queensland Conservatorium has unveiled its 2020 concert season, which features everything from Broadway musicals to Beethoven and the Bard.
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Griffith doctoral candidate wins Australia Council Fellowship

Queensland Conservatorium doctoral candidate Cathy Milliken has won the Australia Council's major music award, worth $80,000 over two years.
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Griffith nurtures the next generation of theatre talent

 Queensland Conservatorium is supporting Brisbane's emerging playwrights by commissioning a new work from a local writer each year as part of the Bachelor of Acting program. 
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