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 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.
The Australian National Academy of Music has offered 11 scholarships to current and former UWA students for 2010.
Anna Pokorny, Liam Kinson, Ben Caddy and Alex Isted will be joining returning students Anna O’Hagan, Jarrad Mathie, Kathryn McKay, Taryn Richards, Susannah Williams, Christina Katsimbardis and Ashley Smith.