ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions' Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Prof Andrew Lawrence-King, and viola da gamba soloist Jordi Savall have won another prestigious award. The duo was awarded the Premio de la Música Spain's top music prize, for their recording of Scottish and Irish traditional music: Celtic Viol II.
The School of Music is proud to announce that James Ledger, a lecturer in composition studies, won a 2011 Art Music Award for his orchestral piece "Chronicles" in the category of "Work of the Year: Orchestral".
A new work that combines music, painting and poetry to pay homage to the Blackwood River in the south-west of the State will feature in this year's Artistry! program hosted by The University of Western Australia's School of Music.
A balmy summer evening was the perfect backdrop for the launch of the UWA School of Music Power of Music 2011 Concert Series. On the lawn outside the Eileen Joyce Studio last evening, the School of Music patrons, staff, students and friends celebrated the unveiling of this year's innovative programme.
Congratulations are in order for a number of students and staff from the School of Music, with award winners, praised performances, scholarship auditions and an acceptance into a national music program.
2010 Vose Memorial Prize is awarded to violinist Sophie Edelman
The School of Music at UWA has produced 11 of the 55 talented young
musicians offered full scholarship places for 2010 at the Australian National
Academy of Music in Melbourne,
premier institution for training young classical musicians.
Friends, colleagues and former students of well-known and highly respected musician Emeritus Professor David Tunley will gather at The University of Western Australia tomorrow to celebrate his 80th birthday.