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Engage in the vibrant music studies at Queensland Conservatorium
If you're interested in the links music has with contemporary culture and artistic vision, discover how your career can play out with a course that lets you explore a wider range of options including performance and beyond.
As a Queensland Conservatorium student, you'll build on your knowledge base by taking part in seminars, special events and conferences.
You'll refine your abilities through high quality, hands-on training and a rich choice of study areas and experiences. You'll have the opportunity to turn your passion into practical, employable skills — applying them flexibly in a range of music and music-related professions.
Study music studies at Griffith
Working with scholars from Australia and abroad, you'll have direct involvement with musicians, audiences, communities and the music industry to bring new findings and insights to light.
Learn from the best
Queensland Conservatorium has music industry connections on a global scale. As you learn to apply your talents at a professional level, you'll draw on these outstanding resources, studying not only with accomplished Australian music educators and composers but also with visiting international artists. You'll have the distinct advantage of studying in an environment that thrives on excellence. You'll be supported to expand your understanding, challenged and encouraged to produce your best work.
Our program ranges far wider than the studio, rehearsal hall and stage. You'll be given variety of intriguing opportunities, including:
- Solo and ensemble presentations including regular lunchtime concerts, class presentations, recitals and competition
- Weekly higher degree research colloquium
- Master classes with visiting national and international artists
- World class facilities
Bachelor of Music (Classical Voice)
Mirusia Louwerse is an Australian-Dutch soprano who gained worldwide fame as a soloist with Andre Rieu—the man responsible for turning classical and waltz music into a hugely successful worldwide concert touring act. She studied opera at Queensland Conservatorium and at the age of 21 was announced as the youngest winner ever of the prestigious Dame Joan Sutherland Opera Award. She says her time at Queensland Conservatorium was marked by a feeling that it was finally a place where she fitted in, where she 'made lifelong friends and contacts in the music industry'. 'My dream always was to tour the world, and I am fortunate to say I have followed and lived that dream so far! I am really proud of my achievements in my career, but I am also still learning every day and there is still so much I want to do.'
|Doctor of Musical Arts||South Bank
|Graduate Certificate in Music Studies||South Bank
|Master of Music Research||South Bank
|Master of Music Studies||South Bank
It is important to check the degree requirements including placement requirements, before you apply.
We take pride in producing graduates with the skills and intellectual capacity to move into the job they really want, and fostering a mindset that leads to a rewarding lifelong career
You'll complete your degree having received well-rounded, intensive training that equips you for a broad spectrum of opportunities. You can choose to pursue your chosen sector of music education, community music and other areas of music and related industries, including:
- arts administration
- legal services
- music production
- music services
December 10, 2018
Griffith music graduate wins Grant McLennan Fellowship
November 20, 2018
Musical talent set to shine in ‘Symphony of a Thousand’
Monday 5 February — Friday 21 December
Ongoing Q&A sessions
Book a 30 minute, personalised appointment with a member of our student recruitment team, to help find the right degree for you and get personalised advice about your study options. You can also find out about scholarships and discover admission pathways to university. Find out more
Saturday 15 December — Thursday 20 December
Explore Your Options - Online
Chat online with our expert study advisers after you have received your entry score, to discuss your study options. Find out about admission pathways, entry requirements and program options, plus what you can do if your OP or ATAR score was higher or lower than expected.
*Excluding Sunday 16 December Find out more
Sunday 11 August — Sunday 11 August
Open Day 2019
With 240 information sessions, activities and tours across our Gold Coast, Nathan and South Bank campuses, discover what’s possible at Griffith. Find out more