Research

The Conservatorium of Music at the University of Melbourne is Australia’s premier music research institution.  It enjoys an international reputation for world-class scholarship across all its main disciplinary areas: music therapy, musicology, music psychology, ethnomusicology, performance, composition, and education.  Academics at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music are leading the field in attracting competitive research funding for music studies, particularly from the Australian Research Council (ARC)

Anzac concert rehearsal, ABC Building, Southbank: Photo Sav Schulman, 2014

Lyrebird Productions

Lyrebird Production was established in 2015 to showcase the artistry, creativity, and research of composers and performers within the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. The creative legacy offered through Lyrebird Production performances delivers the highest standards of sound quality for original works composed and performed by MCM staff and their distinguished colleagues.

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Research Office

The VCA & MCM Research Office is a professional unit within the Faculty that provides a range of services and support to research staff and graduate research students.

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Music therapist Rodrigo Quiroga with patients at The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne. Photo: Sav Schulman, 2012