Elder Conservatorium of Music
With a long and distinguished history dating back to 1883, the Elder Conservatorium has grown in prestige, size and scope to become a truly Australian, 21st century music training institution.
Established with a philanthropic gift, it was the first in the country – one of the oldest in the Southern hemisphere – and is regarded as the heart of South Australia’s music culture.
The institution boasts one of the most powerful and wide-ranging curricula in the country, teaching music performers, creators, educators and researchers across a wide variety of styles and genres including instrumental and vocal classical, jazz, popular and Aboriginal music and, most recently, Music Theatre. The Conservatorium is committed to pursuing music education and performance at the highest level.
As the leading provider of music education and excellence in South Australia, the success of the Elder Conservatorium is of vital importance to Australia’s musical landscape.
Your gift will make an impact on the lives of our students during their studies and nurture the future of world-class musical education.