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  1. Steve Reich: learning from a master

    Steve Reich talking with students and staff from the VCA & MCM.

    New York native Steve Reich established his career in appropriately outlier fashion: by rejecting the path of his forebears. Last month VCA and Melbourne Conservatorium students …


  2. VCA alumnus leads the 2012 jazz festival

    Michael Tortoni

    Melbourne International Jazz Festival Creative Director Michael Tortoni explains why a 100-year jazz tradition isn’t something that you just dabble in. By Lieu Thi Pham Jazz …


  3. A fresh crop: Next Wave Festival 2012

    Natalie Abbott and Rebecca Jensen present Physical Fractals, a performance that challenges perceptions and shifts the dimensions of reality.

    A brave group of VCA graduates unveiled solo projects at this year’s Next Wave festival – many for the first time. By Annie Reid The VCA …


  4. Guest post: Jan Murray (Head of the School of Art)

    Jan Murray in front of Bramante's Tempietto

    Artist and academic Jan Murray reflects on her 32 years at the VCA; first as an art student and now as the Head of the School of …


  5. 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. …


  6. Street party: VCA turns 40

    VCA's 40th Anniversary Street Party, 23 March 2012, photo by Drew Echberg

    In April, the VCA celebrated 40 years of developing Australia’s creative talent with a street party at Southbank. By Alix Bromley While the weather was cold …


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