Listen: How to turn musical “failure” into a rewarding career
Susan de Weger is not your typical classical musician. The self-confessed “failed musician” now helps young musicians connect with modern audiences and compete with digital disruption.
Meet Andrew Bucknall, Master of Music Therapy student
After working in hospitality, retail, and as an electrician, Andrew Bucknall finally heeded his calling to help others through music. Now a second-year Master of Music …
Staging change: supporting diversity in Australian theatre
The Victorian College of the Arts is offering a Diversity in Theatre program from August to September to support authentic representation of people of colour on …
William Tell-all: behind the scenes of the epic Victorian Opera production
Victorian Opera’s latest production is set to be bigger than Ben Hur. Ahead of opening night on 14 July, we caught up with former Melbourne Conservatorium of …
VCA x MIFF: five films at the 2018 Melbourne International Film Festival
Five films by Victorian of the Arts students and alumni are screening at this year’s Melbourne International Film Festival. Here’s the roundup.
Two-minute interview: Dr John Carpente, music therapist for children on the autism spectrum
Dr John Carpente is a world expert in music therapy for children on the autism spectrum. In advance of his 9 July seminar on Musical Play to …
Explainer: what are Lieder?
World-renowned Lieder accompanist Dr Graham Johnson OBE explains the origins and delves into the poetic beauty of this enduring musical form.
In Pictures: A Chorus Line
A Chorus Line, presented by graduating Music Theatre and Production students, wrapped on 20 June after a sell-out season. Here are some highlights from photographer Drew …
VCA alumni on the big screen at Palm Springs International ShortFest
Of more than 4,200 short film submissions from more than 100 countries, works by eight Victorian College of the Arts Film and Television alumni have been …
Southbank’s redesigned Print Workshop – a guided tour at the Victorian College of the Arts
Printmaker Adrian Kellett has been at the Victorian College of the Arts’ Print Workshop for 19 years – first as a Fine Arts student, and now …
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