Life at the Conservatorium

Passionate and knowledgeable faculty guiding students at Young Conservatorium.

Matilda Heck came to study at Young Conservatorium after participating in our SHEP program. Read more about her experience at Young Conservatorium below! Why did you choose to study at Young Conservatorium? I chose to study at the Young Conservatorium after attending my first SHEP in grade 9. I enjoyed the experience so much, that […]
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World Class Teachers Supporting Students At Young Con

Alexandra Clayton enrolled in Young Conservatorium after being a part of our State Honours Ensemble Program. She shares her experience and why she loves being part of Young Conservatorium. Why did you choose to study at Young Conservatorium? After attending SHEP for middle school students a few years ago I became aware of the Young […]
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Young Conservatorium’s supportive & nurturing environment

Jackson Tuckwell starting playing the piano from the age of 5 and later found himself drawn to double bass. His love for music has taken him down many avenues such as playing in a jazz band and performing Celtic music as a part of the State Honours Ensemble Program. Why did you choose to study […]
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Providing students with endless opportunities at Young Conservatorium

Ella Hicks is currently enrolled with Young Conservatorium‘s Wind Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra playing percussion and has played in multiple ensembles since 2017! Why did you choose to study at Young Conservatorium?   My percussion teacher recommended the Young Conservatorium to me to extend my musicianship and ensemble playing. I wanted to gain more experience in […]
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Georgia Schravemade’s Journey With Young Conservatorium

Why did you start at Young Conservatorium?  I chose to begin studying at the Young Conservatorium to be able to expand my musical knowledge in different aspects of music. I also loved the idea of independently traveling from the Sunshine Coast to partake in the courses.  Tell us a bit about your experience at Young Conservatorium. Music […]
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Studying Flute at the Con

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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Mya Whatson’s Journey at the Con

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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Studying musical theatre at the Con

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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Mira’s Experience with Online Learning at Young Con

Mira Love’s passion for the violin has been nurtured through the Young Conservatorium program. Mira shares with us her experience in the program, her advice to students and the transition to online learning. Why did you start at Young Conservatorium? I was attending SHEP at the Con when a lady from the Young Conservatorium noticed […]
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