Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music

Monash Arts Graduate Coursework Programs Event in Jakarta

SATURDAY 9 SEPTEMBER 2017 GRADUATE COURSEWORK PROGRAMS IN ARTS, HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES: Inspiring Graduates to Achieve Great Things Join Monash Arts graduates and academics, and discover the ways in which our Arts graduate programs will inspire, guide, and launch you into achieving incredible outcomes and careers with a lasting impact. REGISTER SESSION 1: 11am-12noon…

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Cheap print: new book about pocket-sized popular music anthologies from the nineteenth century

Dr Paul Watt (Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music) and Dr Patrick Spedding (LLCL)—with Professor Derek B. Scott (University of Leeds)—are the editors of a new book published today by Cambridge University Press. Cheap Print and Popular Song in the Nineteenth Century: A Cultural History of the Songster is a study of pocket-sized anthologies of…

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Margaret Kartomi receives major award in Indonesia

Monash Arts ethnomusicologist Professor Margaret Kartomi has received the 2016 Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture’s prestigious Penghargaan Kebudayaan (Cultural Awards – Foreign Individuals category), one of only three individuals to be so recognised. The Ministry has been making cultural awards in different categories to its citizens annually since 2012. The new category of ‘Foreign Individuals’ (Perorangan…

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Grants to help promote contemporary Australian jazz in Japan

The Monash Art Ensemble has been awarded two significant grants by the Australia-Japan Foundation (AJF) and the Australian Cultural Diplomacy Grants Program (DFAT). The AJF Grants Program is designed to strengthen links between Australia and Japan by supporting activities that bring innovative perspectives to how we engage with Japan. The $15,000 AJF grant was announced…

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Monash Art Ensemble release ‘Nyilipidgi’ through ABC Records

Professor Paul Grabowsky and the Monash Art Ensemble, in collaboration with David Yipininy Wilfred, the traditional djunggayi (manager) of the manikay of the country of Nyilipidgi, and his brother Daniel Ngukurr Boy Wilfred, last month released their latest album Nyilipidgi, through ABC records. Nyilipidgi, the latest release to come out of Monash University’s Sir Zelman Cowen…

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Monash ethnomusicologist, Dr Adrian McNeil, teaches prestigious Indian government course

Monash ethnomusicologist, Dr Adrian McNeil, has recently returned from Kolkata where he taught an intensive course, ‘Ethnomusicology and the Digital Archive’ at Jadvapur University. The course was an initiative of the Indian Government through their GIAN scheme (Global Initiative of Academic Networks) in which leading academics around the world are invited and sponsored to teach cutting edge courses at the…

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