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Music Archive of Monash University gifted a traditional Lao Khaen

Music Archive of Monash University gifted a traditional Lao Khaen

The Music Archive of Monash University (MAMU) welcomed an exciting new addition to its collection last week, when the Monash Arts faculty was gifted with a traditional Lao mouth organ, known as a Khaen.

3 October, 2018
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

30 July, 2018
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

6 July, 2018
Short film on the music of Indonesia’s Riau Islands screens at Paris film festival

Short film on the music of Indonesia’s Riau Islands screens at Paris film festival

Monash Indonesianist, and theatre and music scholar, Dr Karen Thomas and film editor Salvatore Rossano’s short film on the music of Indonesia’s Riau Islands featured at the 2018 Ethnografilm Festival in Paris, France earlier this

24 April, 2018
A rare acquisition for Monash’s music archive believed to be world-first outside of Indonesia

A rare acquisition for Monash’s music archive believed to be world-first outside of Indonesia

The Music Archive of Monash University (MAMU) in the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music has received a new set of Indonesian musical instruments, believed to be the first in the world outside Indonesia, bought from Professor Margaret

29 March, 2018
Margaret Kartomi wins Australia Indonesia Research award

Margaret Kartomi wins Australia Indonesia Research award

Professor of Ethnomusicology at the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Professor Margaret Kartomi has won the prestigious research award by the Australia Indonesia Association (AIA), recognising Professor Kartomi’s almost 50 years of

15 March, 2018
Monash University news

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.

9 March, 2018
Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music welcomes two new appointments

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.

6 March, 2018
Making Connections with the Music of Wonosobo Indonesia

Making Connections with the Music of Wonosobo Indonesia

On Thursday 8 February, Monash University hosted “Making Connections with the Music of Wonosobo in Java's Dieng Plateau: Interdisciplinary Insights around the Bundegan, a Duck-herd's Zither”, a one-day international symposium,

20 February, 2018