School of Music mezzo wins aria contest

IN a week not notable for good news on the Canberra music front, "CityNews" has learnt of a big win for a voice student...

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...

Overflow for music protest concert

IN AN extraordinary show of strength, the ANU School of Music staff and students last night came out fighting with what they knew best...

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,...

Music students show plenty of ‘fight’

A BEDRAGGLED but spirited group of ANU students bearing candles serenaded the ANU’s vice chancellor Prof Ian Young as he held a dinner last...

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...

Arts / Why Lampl wasn’t pushed

The School of Music is again looking for a new head after the resignation of Prof Ken Lampl. Arts editor HELEN MUSA looks at what preceded the professor’s sudden decision

Peters: Music school problems down to new bosses

AS the dust settles on the announcement last Friday by ANU vice chancellor Ian Young that planned changes to the School of Music would...

Opinion: Pereira’s solstice of discontent

AS the Sydney-based Australian Institute of Music takes out huge ads in the Canberra daily press (“the vultures are moving in,” says one leading...

ANU student wins top guitar prize

EVEN as teaching staff at the ANU School of  Music Students pack their bags to depart under the university's new cost-cutting revisions, its students...

Music School: ‘Never too late to recover,’ says Gill

AS reported at yesterday, Richard Gill, retiring music director of Victorian Opera, will soon be giving a lecture at the ANU on the...

Metaphor for music school’s troubled times

THE powerfully conflicted music of Dmitri Shostakovich’s cello concerto, played by School of Music graduate Julian Smiles and the Canberra Symphony Orchestra last night,...

Concert cancelled because of injury

IT was difficult enough moving out of the ANU School of  Music at a troubled time, but news is that while doing so, retiring...





P-plater knocks driver unconscious in Aranda

Police have released an image of a P-plater who allegedly knocked another driver unconscious in a road rage incident in Aranda late last month. 


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