Recent Monash Music graduate Simon Mavin has been nominated for a Grammy award as part of the band Melbourne soul band Hiatus Kaiyote for the 56th Grammy Awards, to be held in Los Angeles on January 26 – 2014.
The Best R&B Performance nomination for their song, Nakamarra, featuring A Tribe Called Quest legend Q-Tip, marks the first time an Australian band has been recognised in an R&B category at America’s most prestigious music industry event.
Not even the Bee Gees at their jive-talkin’ peak cracked the category best defined by serial winners such as Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Prince, John Legend and Beyonce.
Monash University Open Day, 3rd August, 2014
Want to find out more about The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music? Come to Open Day on Sunday, August 3rd for all course information, career opportunities, expertise, student perspective, performances and workshops.
Considered a music elective?
The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music offers a wide range of music electives. Check them out!
Semester 1 Musicology and Ethnomusicology Highlights
Need to brush up on your ‘ology? Click this post for all Musicology and Ethnomusicology staff achievements, news and highlights from semester 1.
Creative Music Technology – Blog
What a great start to the year we had in Creative Music Technology. We’re Monash music’s newest course and it’s been exciting to see the wider music community here embrace the CMT students.
PhD Student – Jane Hammond wins research award
Jane Hammond has recently been awarded a Monash Postgraduate Publications Award (PPA). With these awards…
Django Bates and the Monash Art Ensemble (MAE)
A Celebration of Charlie Parker Django Bates Belovèd with Monash Art Ensemble A dynamic ensemble…
Charles Lloyd Talking About Music at Monash University
During the 2014 Melbourne International Jazz Festival, the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music are…
Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2014 – Education Partner
Music students to perform at jazz festival The musical talents of Monash University students and…
Vince Jones and Monash release new CD at Stonnington Jazz Festival
The latest collaborative Monash Sessions album was launched at the Stonnington Jazz Festival in late May The new album sees…
Monash Music Archive establishes Common Database with the Museum of Indonesian Arts
The Music Archive of Monash University (MAMU) is growing both in physical space and the scope of its activities.
The Second International Symposium on the Malay Musical Arts of Indonesia’s Riau Islands
In the past decade, a growing literature has emerged on the phenomena of sound and body movement in relation to the human emotions and senses.
Monash success at the Australian Jazz Bell Awards
The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music had great success at the Australian Bell Awards (annual music awards for jazz music…