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The Elder Conservatorium of Music: Excellence, Innovation, Tradition, Community.

With a long and distinguished history dating back to 1883, the Elder Conservatorium is the oldest tertiary music school in Australia and widely respected as one of the country's leading music institutions.

Study with us

Study music at one of Australia’s oldest and most distinguished tertiary music schools, in the heart of The Festival City.

Study with us

Auditions

Find out about our audition process to become a student at Australia's oldest and most prestigious music school. 

Auditions

Open Music Academy

Engage with the Elder Conservatorium of Music through our Open Music Academy, providing music enjoyment for all ages.

Open Music Academy

Concert Series

The staff and students of the Elder Conservatorium of Music welcome you to our 2020 Concert Series.

Concert Series

About

As one of Australia’s oldest and most distinguished tertiary music schools, the Elder Conservatorium plays a leading role in Australia’s musical landscape.

About

Health, Safety and Wellbeing (HSW)

The health, safety and wellbeing of our students and staff is paramount to the Elder Conservatorium of Music.

Health, Safety and Wellbeing

News and events

25

Jun

Elder Conservatorium of Music alumna wins prestigious Helpmann Award for Voice

The Helpmann Academy has announced that emerging vocalist and Adelaide University graduate Erin McKellar has been awarded the inaugural Helpmann Academy Award for Voice, valued at $8,000.

09

Apr

Music Theatre performance must go on

Music Theatre students at the University of Adelaide are adapting to online learning, performing together in class exercises from the ‘socially distant’ safety of their own homes.

08

Apr

An update from the Director of the Elder Conservatorium of Music, Professor Graeme Koehne AO

An update from the Director of the Elder Conservatorium of Music, Professor Graeme Koehne AO.

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