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  1. AntigoneX: Greek tragedy, with beach balls

    AntigoneX. Image by Ivan Kemp.

    Victorian College of the Arts Senior Lecturer in Theatre Dr Zachary Dunbar is the writer, director and producer of a riotously reimagined version of Sophocles’ Antigone, AntigoneX. …


  2. How to create backing tracks with the Boss RC-30 Loop Station

    Tonie Field using the Boss RC-30 Loop Station. Still from video by Markus Stone.

    In this, the fourth in a series of How To videos from the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, Lecturer in Guitar Tonié Field …


  3. Watch: How to cast bronze, at the VCA Foundry

    Dr Tim Edwards casting bronze in the Teaching Workshops. Still from video by Markus Stone.

    In this, the third in a series of How To videos from the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, VCA Workshop Manager …


  4. Conductor Richard Davis: an interview with the maestro

    Richard Davis joined the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in early 2017 as Associate Professor in Music and Head of Orchestral Studies. A professional flautist and conductor …


  5. Linda Barcan, mezzo-soprano and voice lecturer: ‘Play to your strengths’

    Linda Barcan brings years of experience as a professional mezzo-soprano and language-lover to her work as a Lecturer in Voice at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. …


  6. Composer Miriama Young on her singular search for the sublime

    Dr Miriama Young writes music for film, dance, radio, live electronics and fixed media, voices and instruments, and lectures in Composition at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Get …


  7. A virtual reality singing program? That’s the stuff of awards shortlists

    Congratulations to the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music’s Dr Jeanette Tamplin, who made it to the finals of the National Disability Awards in Canberra on the weekend …


  8. The inaugural ART 150 Fellowship winner – and a raft of new art prizes

    By Paul Dalgarno The inaugural ART 150 Fellowship was awarded last night to graduating Master of Contemporary Art (MCA) student Aya Hamamoto, as one of several …


  9. Remembering Chris McGill, filmmaker and friend of the VCA  

    A memorial service was held last month at the Victorian College of the Arts for the filmmaker and much-admired screenwriting lecturer Chris McGill.  By Professor Jon …


  10. TEDx: using music to escape the dark side

    In this TEDx talk, recorded in September, Head of Music Therapy Professor Katrina Skewes McFerran explains how our choice of music can make us feel better or …


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