Ashley William Smith, winner of the 2012 MCA Freedman Fellowship, otherwise known as
the ‘genius' award, and former student of UWA's School of Music, has been
appointed to the role of Head of Woodwind and Contemporary Performance.
Following on from the huge success of LuminousNight, The University of Western Australia's biggest community event in a century, the city of Geraldton will play host to Luminous Dreams, the curtain closer to UWA's centenary celebrations.
Fazioli grand pianos turn the heads of serious musicians: only 100 are hand-crafted in Italy each year by Paolo Fazioli, so they’re pricey, coveted and can be found in places like the Juilliard School in New York.
UWA’s School of Music acquired its first Fazioli in 2007 and now a second stands before a classic bay window in the wood-panelled dining hall of St George’s College and – says Warden Ian Hardy with obvious pride – its acquisition was driven by School of Music students.
We recognise the importance of nutrition and exercise to well-being, but how does art affect health? This is exactly the question PhD candidate Christina Davies at The University of Western Australia is asking.
One of the leading Balinese drummers of his generation - Made Indra Sadguna - will lead a free public performance of exciting music next week with 10 staff and students from the Indonesian Institute of the Arts (ISI) in Denpasar, Bali.
An innovative new project enabling music lovers to create and curate a soundtrack for their life was launched today by the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
A baroque harp virtuoso and research fellow from The University of Western Australia who won a Grammy Award for his work with renowned Catalan artist Jordi Savall has added a prestigious Helpmann Award to his collection of accolades.