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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

News and events

29

Nov

From the Hoods to the Navy - Elder student wins big

Elder Conservatorium of Music student Maksym Grynchuk's trumpet playing has netted him two major prizes and enough prize money to set him on the way to making an album.

28

Nov

Open Music Academy students perform at Arts Connections

TWO students from the Open Music Academy performed at an event held by the Faculty of Arts on Tuesday, November 26.

24

Jul

Open Music Academy undertaking regional tours in SA

The Elder Conservatorium’s Open Music Academy is a new initiative committed to supporting and developing high quality music education across the state.

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