University of Adelaide

Elder Conservatorium of Music

The Elder Conservatorium of Music is one of Australia’s oldest and most distinguished tertiary music schools and plays a leading role in Australia’s musical landscape.

The Conservatorium offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs, covering all professional areas of the music industry. This comprehensive suite of programs is designed to meet the needs and aspirations of a wide variety of students. Majors include Performance (classical and jazz), Composition, Music Teaching, Sonic Arts, Music Education and Pedagogy, Musicology and Popular Music. See here for the full list of eligible programs.

The Elder Conservatorium is committed to providing an environment in which students can achieve the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary for professional employment and continued personal and musical growth. Great value is also placed upon adaptability, flexibility and independence, qualities that are essential to the development of a successful career, whether in the field of music or beyond.

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Image: Photo by Russell Millard featuring 2021 Helpmann Academy Jazz Award winners and graduates from the Elder Conservatorium of Music, performing with Harry James Angus.