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140 Grey Street, South Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
PO Box 3428, South Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Bachelor of Music. Three years. Studies include performance (classical, jazz/contemporary, opera), musicology, composition, music technology, music business, music pedagogy. A further year leads to the degree with honours. Bachelor of Music in Performance. Four years. Bachelor of Creative Industries. Studies include music technology, sound engineering, music for the moving image, music industry. Offered at the Gold Coast campus. Bachelor of Musical Theatre. Three years.
Master of Music Studies. In performance, conducting, composition, pedagogy, musical theatre. Master of Music Research. Doctor of Musical Arts.
Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary). Music may be taken as a teaching subject. Graduate Certificate in Music Studies. Six months.
The Queensland Conservatorium of Music was founded in 1957 and currently forms the music division of Griffith University at its Southbank campus. It houses several fine performance venues. The Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre was established in 2003. The Conservatorium has a second campus at the Gold Coast. There is an active opera/music theatre program. The Conservatorium organises an Open Conservatorium offering music programs to young children up to seven years of age, a Young Conservatorium for talented school-age people, a five-day intensive tertiary preparation program as well as professional development opportunities for music teachers. It offers two pre-professional programs: • Certificate in Music Studies, and • Continuing Education Certificate in Music Technology for those wishing to prepare for entry to the professional courses. There is a Community Music Access program giving non-award courses to interested adults. There are collaborations with Opera Queensland, the Queensland Performing Arts Trust and the Guildhall School of Music in London, particularly in the area of opera performance. The Marson Collection of 800 musical instruments is housed at the Queensland Museum and is accessible to the Conservatorium staff and students. An associate member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen.