Your best decisions are made with your head and your heart.
Your heart says to follow your passion. Pursue a career you love. Chase your dreams. At a vibrant campus where you feel you belong. Your head is rational. It says you need the university with the best reputation and world-class facilities. Where you’ll learn from world -leading academics and be part of an elite group with the top employability skills.
At the University of Adelaide, you can have it all. HERE and NOW.
"I chose to do the Popular Music degree to better my muscianship, songwriting, production and also collaborate and network with people who share the same passions and interests. We get 24/7 access to multiple studios and rehearsal and recording spaces. We get to work with lecturers and musicians that have excellent experience within the music industry".
Study at Australia's oldest and most distinguished music school
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.
Benefit from invaluable experience through University partnerships
- Adelaide Festival
- South Australian Film Corporation
- State Opera of South Australia
- Adelaide Cabaret Festival
- Adelaide Fringe
Be taught by academic staff of international distinction
Professor Graeme Koehne, AO, Director of the Elder Conservatorium of Music, was voted in 2019 by ABC listeners onto the list of top 100 classic composers of all time. In sharing space with Beethoven, Bach and Mozart.
Auditioning with Adelaide's premier music school
When you apply to the Elder Conservatorium of Music, you need to attend an audition/interview for each area of specialisation.
You can also specialise in a particular area of music
Choose from Classical Voice, Musicology, Sonic Arts, Jazz Performance, Music Theatre, Commercial Music and Songwriting, Musicology, Music Education and Pedagogy, Music Production, Popular Music and Music Composition.
Align yourself with a leading university
The University of Adelaide is consistently ranked in the top 1% of the world’s universities.
Sia Furler Institute for Contemporary Music and Media
As part of your music degree, you will be able to take advantage of the unique blend of media and music courses offered by the Sia Furler Institute for Contemporary Music and Media.
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