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May 2007 Issue
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Jazz Awards concert

Six outstanding jazz musicians from the Elder Conservatorium of Music have been nominated for jazz awards this year.

The award winners will perform and be presented with their awards at the University of Adelaide's Scott Theatre, off Kintore Ave, on Wednesday 9 May at 7.30pm.

The concert will also feature special guests the Adelaide Connection jazz choir conducted by Luke Thompson.

Tickets are $8 at the door (no concession). Subscribers to the Elder Conservatorium Evening Concert Series can purchase tickets to the Jazz Awards at a special price of $6 per person.

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New General Manager of Student Services

Dr Judy Szekeres has been appointed General Manager, Student Services at the University of Adelaide.

Dr Szekeres is currently Division Manager in the Division of Business and Enterprise at the University of South Australia, a position she has held for nine years. Prior to that she was Deputy Director of the Co-op Program at the University of New South Wales before spending a brief period as Careers Adviser at the University of Adelaide.

Dr Szekeres holds a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Mathematics, a Certificate of Music and a Graduate Diploma of Education in Secondary Music, a Master of Arts in Theatre Studies, and in 2005 was awarded a Doctor of Education from the University of South Australia with a thesis topic of "Experiences of administrative staff in the corporate university".

She takes up her position on 21 May.

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