Con Jazz in the Queen Street Mall

Yitzhak Yedid leading ConKlezmer at the Con Jazz in the Mall event in 2012.
Queensland Conservatorium
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Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University jazz students will be performing in the Queen Street Mall this weekend. Showcasing some of Brisbane’s wonderful emerging musical talent, the groups will be performing over 3 stages from 11 – 13 October. Their music covers a wide range of styles, with a mix of original works with new renditions and arrangements […]

Createworld submissions now being sought

Students creating music using technology
Queensland Conservatorium
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The 2014 CreateWorld conference is now calling for participation from practitioners, academics, research teams, technical staff and students from across the digital arts. Submissions are due on 4 November 2013. The conference will be held from 11 – 13 February at South Bank, Brisbane at the Queensland College of Arts. It focuses on research and […]

Adult learning proves a winning presentation for PhD student

Piano
Queensland Conservatorium
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Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University doctoral student Leah Coutts has received the People’s Choice award in Griffith University’s three minute thesis competition. Leah Coutts is currently researching pedagogy in her PhD. The competition gave her three minutes to present her research in straightforward terms to a lay audience. She spoke about “Why can’t I just play already?” […]

Hundreds of the best young musos to hit South Bank

Queensland Conservatorium
Queensland Conservatorium
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More than 750 of the finest teenage musicians from across Queensland will descend on South Bank during the school holidays for Queensland Conservatorium’s SHEP 2013 (State Honours Ensemble Program). 1,400 students were nominated by high school music departments across the State, with 760 of the best and brightest chosen to represent their schools (state, private […]

Where are all the female conductors?

Dr Brydie-Leigh Bartleet
Queensland Conservatorium
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Dr Brydie-Leigh Bartleet is a conductor and a researcher who’s dug deep into the experiences of female conductors. She talks with ABC 612’s Rebecca McLaren about why there aren’t more female conductors. To listen visit Where are all the female conductors? on the ABC website.

Watch the Seed project

Seed volume two
Queensland Conservatorium
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Seed artists and Head of the Popular Music Dr Donna Weston talk about the innovative industry-first, student-focused project which sees Bachelor of Popular Music students’ original music released in a dedicated album called Seed. The Seed Project’s program of performances at QPAC run from 5-8pm every Friday until 11 October, featuring live original music. The […]

21st century piano to extend experimental music making

Yamaha Disklavier grand piano
Queensland Conservatorium
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Professor Andrew Brown and Dr Stephen Emmerson have received a grant for $87,000 as part of the Griffith University Research Infrastructure Program.   The grant will support the purchase of two Yamaha Disklavier grand pianos (digital-interface enabled) to support and expand the Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre’s ongoing research into human-computer musical interaction and innovation in […]