Alarm raised by changes in ANU music outreach programs

ALARM and consternation have spread around Canberra's music community in the past two weeks with news that the "Music Engagement Programme", delivered by the...

Brand new day for the School of Music

IT’S A SUNNY day for the ANU School of Music, with back-to-back announcements of impending support. The University ANU has welcomed the announcement today by...
sweeney todd at ANU arts centre

Review / ‘Sweeney Todd’ at the ANU Arts Centre

Sweeney Todd – The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Presented by ANU Interhall Productions and the ANU School of Music ANU Arts Centre until 13th August, 2016 6th August performance reviewed by Bill Stephens

Sad subtext – Lancaster welcomes First Fleet piano to Perth, not Canberra

CANBERRA’S loss has been Perth’s gain as news filters through from the West that Australia’s first piano, which arrived on board the Sirius as...

ANU wants community views on the School of Music

THE Canberra and music communities are invited to have their say on options for The Australian National University (ANU) School of Music following the...

Justice Crew making their mark

EIGHT-time ARIA nominees Justice Crew will be at Canberra Vikings Club this Wednesday as part of their ‘Live & Local’ tour. Justice Crew are touring...

Music to the ears as Schmidt announces consultation on ANU School of Music

MEMBERS of Canberra’s music community are in a state of euphoria at news this morning that the ANU’s new Vice Chancellor, Nobel Laureate Brian...

School of Music marks its 50th anniversary

THE ANU School of Music plans to mark its 50th anniversary this weekend with a variety of events. No doubt the evisceration of the school...

Regrets, but no apology: ANU School of Music

IF MEMBERS of the ANU Music Students’ Association were expecting an apology today from the university’s Vice-Chancellor Ian Young on the line of Kevin...

It’s official – Tregear leaves School of Music

IT CAN'T exactly be described as a huge surprise, but it has now been made official by the Australian National University that Peter Tregear,...

Long players: secrets of the Rolling Stones longevity

By Peter Tregear, Australian National University THE Rolling Stones are currently nearing the end of their seventh (and quite possibly last) tour of Australia and...

Review / Oratorio lifts the future bar

music “Alexander Balus” Canberra Choral Society At The Playhouse, September 20. Review by Clinton White

Early music virtuoso for ANU School of Music

THE ANU School of Music continues to staff-up in the area of early music with the news that conductor, harpsichordist, and fortepianist Erin Helyard...

‘Twelfth Night’ hell-bent on laughs

"SOME are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them," actor Jerry Hearn was intoning on stage at Theatre 3...

Go-it-alone Judith’s musical feast

JUDITH Clingan has been in Canberra for 50 years, so she’s throwing a party – a three-day feast of music and culture. Inspired by composer...

‘Wilful damage’ closes School of Music

AS if there weren’t enough trouble at the ANU’s  School of Music, news is to hand of what Head of School Peter Tregear calls...

‘Performer-scholars’ appointed to School of Music

THE Canberra music community has long been expecting news of appointments at the ANU School of Music with a scholarly and international bias and...

Budge launches album at The Abbey

JAZZ singer Liam Budge has been busy establishing himself as a rising star in the Australian jazz scene.  One of the brightest students in jazz...

Another win for Lebedev

CANBERRA-trained classical guitarist, Andrey Lebedev, has won the 2012 National Fine Music Network Young Performer Award. This follows his  success in winning the inaugural ACT...

EP signals poignant message about ANU jazz

JENNA Cave and Sally Greenaway have sent a message for "CityNews" readers as they promote their new “Take it in Colour” EP, and it’s...





Knocked down, but Leanne always gets back up

Newbie Liberals MLA Leanne Castley, 47, has a tattoo down her left arm that sums up her approach to life; “I will stand back up,” it reads. She tells reporter BELINDA STRAHORN why.

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