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

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

ANU Council throws full support behind SoM upheaval

ANU Council has expressed its full support for the proposed changes to the School of Music that will see teaching jobs lost and a...

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...

Opinion: ANU holds fast on ‘arrogant’ changes

NOTHING could be more predictable than ANU vice-chancellor Ian Young’s response late last week to the more than 700 submissions made to him over...

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...

Music students “taken for a ride”

POST-GRADUATE  music students at the Australian National University have voiced fears that they may have been “taken for a ride”. The students say that reporting...

CSO disowns the ‘lifeline’ consortium

THE Canberra Symphony Orchestra has denied any involvement with the ANU and the Chamber of Commerce bid for a consortium to support the proposed...

Evans rebuffs music school supporters

AUSTRALIAN National University chancellor Gareth Evans has turned away School of Music supporters, saying the status quo is " simply not an option". Prof Evans...

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...

‘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...

Save our school: The noisiest rally in town

IT WAS undoubtedly the noisiest, and the coolest, rally in town as staff, students and members of the public gathered at the ANU’s Union...

School of Music leader dies at the coast

Obituary / William Richard Hawkey MBE, OAM, January 1932 to February 2, 2019.

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...





Afghan medal loss generates backlash

The government is getting itself onto very sticky paper in the developing row over revoking the citation awarded to the Special Operations Task Group that served in Afghanistan because of alleged atrocities committed by a number of its members, writes political columnist MICHELLE GRATTAN. 


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