The music app supporting dementia care at home
A new app aims to train family carers of people with dementia to use music to support care and manage symptoms at home, says University of Melbourne expert.
Sustaining song and spirit
An Indigenous-led project including a University of Melbourne researcher has revitalised traditional Aboriginal song-and-dance, strengthening the community.
Is opera dead or can it redefine itself?
The classical operas can be interpreted in ways that don't perpetuate harmful stereotypes or cultural appropriation, says a University of Melbourne expert.
The music of politics and protest
University of Melbourne musicologist Dr Nick Tochka discusses the politics of music-making since 1945, particularly in Europe and the Americas.
The brain benefits of music
The University of Melbourne's Professor Sarah Wilson discusses music neuroscience and why no other species uses a complex musical system like we do.
A new musical by a University of Melbourne composer - Hidden Thoughts II: Return to Sender - uses the letters sent by Australians to detained asylum seekers.
Finding memories in music
University of Melbourne music therapist Professor Felicity Baker uses singing and songwriting to ease the behavioural and emotional symptoms of dementia.
The joy of a first commission
One of Australia’s most dynamic artists, Sally Smart, reflects on starting in the art world as the University of Melbourne's First Commissions exhibition opens
Making a lasting impression
First Commissions, an ambitious new University of Melbourne project, unites the world’s masterpieces with emerging artists to create the next generation of art.
Turning the orchestral tide
University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra travels to Singapore and Shanghai to perform works including Tide, by composer and arranger Alice Humphries.