Transforming One-to-One Learning and Teaching in Tertiary Music Institutions

2-3 May, 2016

Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University

Transforming One-to-One Learning and Teaching involves a collaborative approach towards optimising teaching practices and student learning. Through reflective enquiry, it aims to develop and implement innovative pedagogical strategies and resources for instrumental and vocal tuition in the tertiary music context.

This symposium will bring together an impressive array of national and international experts in learning and teaching in tertiary music contexts.


Program Highlights

Presenters include: 

Professor Emeritus Harald Jørgensen, Norwegian Academy of Music
Professor Helena Gaunt, Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Associate Professor Kelly Parkes, Teachers College, Columbia University
Associate Professor Diana Blom, School of Humanities and Communication Arts, Western Sydney University
Professor Gemma Carey, Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University 

In addition to the above, the program will include round tables, panel discussions and forums, as well as engaging opportunities for discussion, collaboration and networking.

Download the Full Program here



Registrations have now closed. 

Travelling to Brisbane

The Airtrain from Brisbane airport can be taken to South Brisbane station, which is 100m from QCGU. Tickets can be purchased online (for less than on the platform). Please note that trains will be less frequent on Monday 2 May because of the public holiday.

The Cultural Centre bus station and South Bank City Cat (ferry) terminal are also a short walk from QCGU.


There are a large number of options available in South Bank (South Brisbane), West End (around 10-15 minutes walk) and in the CBD (10-45 minutes walk, depending on location)

Rydges Southbank (2 minute walk) $$$$

Mantra Southbank (5 minute walk) $$$

Parkview Apartments (10 minute walk) $$

The Capitol Apartments (10 minute walk) $$

West End Central Apartments (15 minute walk) $$

Treasury Casino and Hotel (12 minute walk) $$$$

Oaks Casino Towers (15 minute walk) $$$