Dr Jula Szuster

Dr Jula Szuster
 Position Visiting Research Fellow
 Org Unit The University of Adelaide
 Email jula.szuster@adelaide.edu.au
 Mobile +61405103854
 Location ,   North Terrace
  • Qualifications

    1984 Ph.D. in Musicology,  University of Adelaide

    1971 B.A. (Hons) in Musicology, University of Adelaide

    1970  B.A. University of Adelaide

    1970  Diploma of Teaching (Secondary), Adelaide Teachers College


  • Research Interests

    Seventeenth Century Italian music, Music in colonial Australia

  • Publications

    To appear:      Alessandro Stradella Cantate Morali  Edizione Nazionale dell’Opera Omnia di Alessandro Stradella Vol 21 (Pisa: Edizioni ETS).


    2018:               Review of Diversity in Australia’s Music: Themes Past, Present, and for the Future. Dotottya Fabian and John Napier, eds. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018. Context  43 (2018): 88-92.


    2018:.              “The performance history of Bach’s St Matthew Passion in South Australia”. In J.S. Bach in Australia: Studies in Performance and Reception. Melbourne: Lyrebird Press. 2018.


    2017:               “Transposing Musicology: An Essay in Honour of Elizabeth Wood”. Review article by Sally Macarthur and Julja Szuster. Musicology Australia, 39/1 (July 2017) 46-64.


    2017:               “Adelaide”. Major update of the article by Andrew McCredie MGG 2 (1994). Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart. (Bärenreiter and Metzler) www.mgg-online.com


    2016:               “Music of and at the Time of the Jubilee Exhibition”. in Adelaide Jubilee International Exhibition and Building. eds. Christine Garnaut, Bridget Jolly and Julie Collins. (Sydney: Crossing Press, 2016)


    2016:               “George Loder’s Contribution to Music Life in Colonial Australia”, in Musicians of Bath and Beyond: Edward Loder (1809-1865) and His Family. ed. Nicholas Temperley (Woodbridge, Suffolk and Rochester, New York: Boydell & Brewer, 2016)


    2015:               “The Injustice of the 1914 Assault on Hermann Heinicke”. Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia, 43 (2015) 99-110.


    2014:               “Music”, article in eEncyclopedia of Women and Leadership in Twentieth-Century Australia, May 2014.


    2012:               “Hermann Heinicke, a Champion of Professional Orchestral Music in 1890s Adelaide: A Contemporary Counterpart to Marshall-Hall in Melbourne” in Marshall-Hall’s Melbourne: Music, Art and Controversy, 1891-1915. eds. Therese Radic and Suzanne Robinson. (Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2012) 108-122.


    1999:               “Assessment in Music” Sounds Australian  53(1999) 4-5


    1997:               Articles on the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Adelaide Festival, State Opera of                          South Australia and the Adelaide Aboriginal Orchestra in the Oxford Companion to                       Australian Music (Melbourne: OUP, 1997)


    1994:               “Dollars and Sense: Music Funding in South Australia” Sounds Australian 43                                (Spring 1994) 29-30


    1990:               “Barbara Strozzi: the First Professional Woman Composer” 24 Hours (October                             1990)


    1988:               Chapter of “Concert Life in Adelaide, 1834 - 1986” in From Colonel Light into the                          Footlights: the Performing Arts in South Australia from 1836 to the Present                                    (Adelaide: Pagel, 1988)


    1980:               Article on G.W.L. Marshall-Hall in the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians                    (London: Macmillan, 1980)

  • Professional Associations

    Musicological Society of Australia

    Amercan Musicological Society

    Life Member of the Australian College of Educators (MACE)


  • Community Engagement

    Managing Editor of Journal of Music Research Online (2009 - 2020)

    Board member, Adelaide Chamber Singers (2018 - 2020)

    Board member, Chamber Music Adelaide (2020)

    Board member and Deputy Chair, Adelaide Youth Orchestra (2008 - 2015)

    Member and Chair, Fulbright Scholarships, South Australian Selection Committee (1999 - 2004) 

    Helpmann Academy, Working Party (1992 - 1998)

    Panel Member, Australian Music Centre/APRA National Art Music Awards (2007, 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2018)

    Member of the National Committee, and Chair of the SA Selection Committee, Australian Music Centre Sounds Australian Awards (1997 - 2006) 



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