Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music

The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music

In scholarship, performance, composition and creative music technology our aim is to develop the musicians of tomorrow through a progressive, holistic and culturally diverse approach.

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PhD student in Music wins Arts Faculty Three Minute Thesis competition

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).

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.

Take me to Spain – Adjunct Professor John Whiteoak contracted for a new book

Adjunct Professor John Whiteaok from the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music has been contracted for a new book, Take Me to Spain: Australian Imaginings of Spain through Music and Dance, 1820s–1970s.

Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music welcomes two new appointments

The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music welcomes two new lecturers, Roman Ponomariov and Samuel Ekkehardt Dunscombe, who will lead the classical woodwind and brass students.

James Zong plays Carnegie Hall

James Zong plays Carnegie Hall

James Zong is a classical pianist studying a Bachelor of Music / Bachelor of Laws double degree which allows him to combine the expertise, skills and knowledge of a law degree with training in the entertainment and music industries. He recently performed at Carnegie Hall after winning the East Coast International Competition in America.

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