Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music

The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music

In music performance, composition, technology and scholarship, we aim to develop the musicians of tomorrow through a progressive approach to teaching and research.

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New Popular Music specialisation starting in 2020

The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music is now offering a Popular Music specialisation for drummers, bass players, guitarists, keyboard players and vocalists.

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New Monash Academy of Performing Arts Orchestral Scholarship

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Incoming 1st year music students could be eligible to receive up to $2000 and a spot in the Monash Academy Orchestra. Five scholarships available.

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PhD student in Music wins Arts Faculty Three Minute Thesis competition

PhD student at the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Ian Parsons recently won the Arts Faculty Three Minute Thesis competition for his pitch of a Lacanian analysis of Karlheinz Stockhausen's 7-day opera cycle ‘Licht‘  (Light).

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Serena Cheung, master of the strings

Serena Cheung, master of the strings

Serena Cheung, a recent Bachelor of Music graduate, started playing violin at age four after seeing her older brother play. The allure of the sleek instrument's frame was enough for Serena to soon pick up playing it herself. Ever since she started playing, she hasn't stopped.

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