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...

Homage and originality for fond farewell to jazz

ROHAN Moore is a drummer and composer currently leading a band playing original material, covers and arrangements.  There’s a mournful note to Moore’s note to...

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,...

Farewell music professor, hello tutor

EVEN as the ANU is shunting its teaching staff at the School of Music out the door, it’s busy replacing them—but at a much...

Walter back from leave

LATE yesterday, staff at the ANU School of Music received a letter from head of school Prof Adrian Walter via an email from the...

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...

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...

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...

Music school chief told to take leave

THE head of the ANU School of  Music, Prof Adrian Walter, has been instructed to take leave forthwith and to consider his options very...

School of Music: Pereira rebukes ANU’s ‘indecency’

'I will only say here that as a human being caught up in a senseless war that quickly has ruined the reputation of my primary workplace I rebuke those that are responsible. I rebuke them for their indecency and for their arrogance; I rebuke them for their managerial inexpertise and their ignorance; I rebuke them for their vandalism.'

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...

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...

Opinion: Say goodbye to SoM’s teaching elite

OPINION / Lucian McGuiness STUDENTS, staff, alumni and community stakeholders have reacted with fury and indignation to the proposed changes to the ANU School of Music...

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

‘One last jam’ — Jazz goes out on a high note

READERS have noticed how often bands emanating from the ANU  School of Music have been using been using the words “last”, “the final,” or as in...

‘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...

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...

School of Music staff — 72 hours, and the clock’s ticking

ANU School of Music academic staff have been given 72 hours to make a pitch for their old jobs. An email from Professor Peter Tregear,...

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...

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...





Two ‘sublime professionals’ play an unforgettable concert

When two of Australia’s most talented musicians get together for a concert of fascinating music, the outcome was always going to be one of sublime pleasure, and it was, writes music reviewer ROB KENNEDY.


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