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Articles by and about Helen Lancaster
Beyond Conservatorium Walls by Helen Lancaster
As changing governance and financial relationships took their toll during the post-amalgamation decade of the nineties, some Australian music institutions bunkered down and focused on their place within their newly acquired parent university. There was a whole new culture to learn and deal with, and in most cases university expectations were less concerned with external relationships. Those music institutions which were able to maintain their place within the community during that period of change have forged a very different path to that of institutions which abandoned their place within a broader context...
It can't get any better than this! by Helen Lancaster
Seventeen of the world’s best composers of choral music were sitting in an auditorium, listening to a choir rehearse their commissioned works. Among them was Australian composer Stephen Leek who encapsulates the experience in these words: 'Each of us [was] so nervous about our music, but as they sang the pieces one by one, our jaws dropped. It was extraordinary!'