The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music and the Australian Art Orchestra (AAO) will present the performance.
The ensemble has been created in collaboration with the AAO, with the aim of showcasing talented undergraduate students.
Professor Paul Grabowsky, founder of the AAO and Executive Director of the Monash Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA), said this collaboration would mean professional musicians mentoring and working alongside students.
“The ensemble will place various AAO players, each an acknowledged leader in their field, with students, chosen each year by audition, working together in the group, and working with visiting artists and musical directors to create performances that explore the notion of what a 21st-century musician could be – a true global citizen in sound,” Professor Grabowsky said.
“Monash Art Ensemble will become a reason for talented young musicians to choose to continue their education at Monash.
“Our sincere thanks go to the Vizard Foundation for their inspirational gift. The Vizard Foundation’s philanthropy has funded the participation of the AAO, an integral part of the Monash Art Ensemble project.”
At the upcoming event, Monash Art Ensemble will perform three compositions by Paul Grabowsky: ‘Variations’ (2001), ‘Tall tales’ (2010) and ‘Tailfin’ (1992 arr. 2011).
Monash Art Ensemble debuts on Tuesday 16 October at 8pm in Building 68, Monash University Clayton campus. Bookings can be made on 9905 1111 or the MAPA website.
Monash Art Ensemble also performs on Wednesday 24 October at Bennetts Lane, Melbourne. Bookings can be made on +61 3 9663 2856 or the Bennetts Lane website.
Alumni Hue Blanes: Winner of the PBS Young Elder of Jazz Commission
2017 Young Elder of Jazz: Hue Blanes Congratulations to Hue Blanes, winner of the sixth … Continue reading Alumni Hue Blanes: Winner of the PBS Young Elder of Jazz Commission
Winners announced for the inaugural MSO Pizzicato Effect Prize for Composition
2016 has marked the beginning of a collaboration between the MSO and Monash University with … Continue reading Winners announced for the inaugural MSO Pizzicato Effect Prize for Composition
Monash composers to premiere new works in Germany
The Australian-German production, Vom Anderen Ende (From the Other End) is a Berlin-based concert … Continue reading Monash composers to premiere new works in Germany
Dr Paul Watt attends musicology conference in Brno, Czech Republic
Monash musicologist, Dr Paul Watt, has just returned from presenting a paper at the 51st … Continue reading Dr Paul Watt attends musicology conference in Brno, Czech Republic
Australian (Australasian) Jazz Research Conference
Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music in collaboration with The University of Melbourne present: Australasian Jazz Research Conference.
(Planning the Future). Monday 31st October 2016. Convenors: A/Prof Robert Burke and Dr Rob Vincs
Monash hosts first international conference on Aceh’s performing and visual arts
Last month Monash hosted an interdisciplinary conference “the Monash International Conference and Cultural Event (ICCE) of Aceh 2016” (26-28 September) and a series of Aceh-related events at the Caulfield and Clayton campuses.
Margaret Kartomi receives major award in Indonesia
Monash Arts ethnomusicologist, Professor Margaret Kartomi, was flown to Jakarta last week to receive the ‘Piagam Penghargaan Kebudayaan’ (Certificate of Cultural Appreciation award) from the Indonesian Minister of Education and Culture, Muhadjir Effendy.
Monash Music students to benefit from a new agreement with the University of Huddersfield
Monash music students will benefit from a memorandum of understanding signed between Monash University and the University of Huddersfield on Tuesday 6 September.
Dr Aneesh Pradhan Presents Public Lecture on Hindustani Music in Bombay
Dr Aneesh Pradhan, the Indian Council for Cultural Relations Chair in Indian Studies at the … Continue reading Dr Aneesh Pradhan Presents Public Lecture on Hindustani Music in Bombay
Welcome Matthew Lorenzon, Adjunct Junior Research Associate
The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music would like to warmly welcome our latest Adjunct … Continue reading Welcome Matthew Lorenzon, Adjunct Junior Research Associate
Monash Win in 2016 Art Music Awards
The winners of the Australian Music Centre‘s 2016 Art Music Awards were announced tonight in a … Continue reading Monash Win in 2016 Art Music Awards
Jazz, Popular Music and Creative Music Technology Audition Preparation Course 2016
Jazz, Popular Studies and Creative Music Technology Audition Preparation Short Course 2016 is a two-day … Continue reading Jazz, Popular Music and Creative Music Technology Audition Preparation Course 2016