Alumni

Dami Im brings the X Factor to Griffith’s alumni awards

Queensland Conservatorium graduate Dami Im brought the X Factor to Griffith's annual alumni awards, collaborating with students and faculty on a show-stopping musical medley.
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Arts Education Law

Pandemic opera production is one for the history books

The Queensland Conservatorium is putting on Australia's first opera production since pandemic restrictions took effect - working within strict COVID safe guidelines to ensure the show goes on.
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Life at the Conservatorium

A journey through the Conservatorium studying jazz

Jess Spina’s journey with the Conservatorium started when she was 9 years old with the Young Conservatorium program. Jess is now currently enrolled in a Masters of Music Studies majoring in vocal pedagogy. Jess shared her experience, advice to students and her audition tips below! Tell us about your experience with Young Conservatorium. I started […]
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Life at the Conservatorium

Studying Acting at the Conservatorium

Thinking of studying a Bachelor of Acting? Second-year student, Emily Crow, shares her experience at the Con, why she came here to study, her advice to students and her tips for auditioning at the Con! Walk us through what a day is like studying at the Con. Every morning, you bounce through the doors and […]
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Life at the Conservatorium

Studying Creative Music Technology at the Con

Thinking of studying a Bachelor of Music in Creative Music Technology at Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University? Student Tess King shares her experience as a student and her advice to students. Walk us through what a day is like studying at Queensland Conservatorium. It might not be what you would expect! Generally, I’ll spend a day […]
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Life at the Conservatorium

Applying to the Conservatorium – Tips & Tricks

Thinking of applying to study at Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University? Applying to university can be a confusing and daunting process, so we’ve asked current students from the Conservatorium to share their top tips to help you with the process. Just do it! The Conservatorium is a place of learning and the panel are looking for […]
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Arts Education Law

Bringing creative change to addressing social inequality

Can music really change the world? Professor Brydie-Leigh Bartleet intends to find out.
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Arts Education Law

Open House takes aspiring performers behind the scenes

Aspiring musicians can go behind the scenes of the Queensland Conservatorium's new online audition process as part of Griffith's virtual Open House initiative.
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Alumni

Class of 2020 graduating with a difference

Graduating Griffith students are celebrating their academic milestone virtually this year as COVID-19 mass gathering restrictions move the ceremonies online.
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Life at the Conservatorium

Thinking of studying music? Here are the top skills you’ll get as a graduate!

Thinking of studying music at university? As a Bachelor of Music graduate, you will be highly skilled, musically adaptable and equipped to enter professional life as a creative and flexible twenty-first century musician. A degree in music can open many doors and provide you with a valuable set of skills and qualities. Time management and […]
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Arts Education Law

Griffith musicians deliver live music in lockdown

As restrictions ease, more stories are emerging of Griffith students who shared their gifts during lockdown, including those from the Queensland Conservatorium.
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Life at the Conservatorium

Michael Smith’s Experience with Young Conservatorium

The Young Conservatorium program recognizes talent at an early age and nurtures each student through to adulthood. At the Young Conservatorium, you’ll find yourself surrounded by a supportive network and learning from world-renowned teachers from Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University. Current student, Michael Smith, shares his experience with the program this far. Tell us a bit […]
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Life at the Conservatorium

Experience the Con with Jeremy, Classical Guitarist

Third-year student Jeremy Stafford shares his experience at Queensland Conservatorium studying a Bachelor of Music in Classical Guitar. Walk us through what a day is like studying at the Conservatorium.  The primary component of most days at the Con is practice. I start each day with about 40 minutes of warming up, focusing on relaxation. […]
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Life at the Conservatorium

Working with industry mentors while studying a Bachelor of Acting

Ever wondered what it’s like to study a Bachelor of Acting at Queensland Conservatorium? Liam Wallis shares his experience at the Conservatorium, the performance opportunities and working with directors from the industry as part of his degree. Walk us through what a day is like studying at the Con. There aren’t many moments in uni […]
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Academic Administration

Griffith game changers highlight the impact of COVID-19 on women around the globe

Griffith University game changers spoke at the WOW Global 24 Festival about how COVID-19 has impacted women.
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Life at the Conservatorium

Cara Daily’s Experience Studying Percussion

A degree from the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University can take you down many career paths. From Eurovision finalists, Kate Miller-Heidke and Dami Im to Tim Davies, who orchestrated the music for La La Land and Frozen, many of the Conservatorium’s graduates have found remarkable success. In this series, we asked students from the Conservatorium to share their […]
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Arts Education Law

New research shows why musicians among the hardest hit by COVID-19

Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre has released the findings of the largest national survey into the working lives of Australian musicians.
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Arts Education Law

Award recipients bring Queensland’s past to life

Three Griffith University scholars are shining a light on the state's untold stories after receiving prestigious fellowships at the State Library of Queensland.
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