Posts tagged with Composition

  1. 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 …

  2. Speaking in Tongues – the music of Tim Dargaville

    Composer Tim Dargaville.

    Acclaimed Australian composer and recipient of the 2014 Albert Maggs Award Tim Dargaville will be featured in a portrait concert Speaking in Tongues at the Melbourne …

  3. Stuart Greenbaum: Composed at 50

    Stuart Greenbaum. Photo: Sarah Fisher

    The planets have aligned for one of Australia’s best-known composers, but time and tide stop for no-one. By Paul Dalgarno Stuart Greenbaum, one of Australia’s most …

  4. 2016 Albert H Maggs Composition Award winner announced

    Composer Peter Maggs. Image:

    Composer Peter Knight has been awarded the 2016 Albert H Maggs Composition Award for his work Diomira. Administered annually by the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of …

  5. Video: New and old music collide in Shock of the Old

    Head of Percussion Peter Neville conducts students playing new and old instruments in Shock of the Old.

    Old instruments played new pieces and vice versa in a collaboration between the Early and New Music Studios.

  6. Surreal stories make the best operas

    By Katherine Smith Here’s a challenge: take a book with very little dialogue, a book that has birds and war as its two dominant themes, that …

  7. Global Atelier – New York

    Global Atelier - New York Wikimedia Commons

    Interactive Composition students Los Angeles and New York sampling aural delights along the way.

  8. Infundibular

    Infundibular - Worm

    By Travis Cox

  9. Alumna reflection: composer Lisa Illean

    Alumna Lisa Illean conducting

    In our guest post series, we invite alumni, staff and current students to reflect on their time with the VCA. This week alumna and composer Lisa …

  10. Postcard from Israel: Simon Starr

    Simon Starr

    Since graduating from the VCA, Simon Starr (BMusPerf 1993) has worked constantly as a session musician as well as composing and performing in ensembles of his own. …