Researching Musical Excellence

The School of Music is home to world-class researchers with strengths in investigating areas such as: the pedagogy of creativity; pedagogy of musical expertise; music early learning and development;  the history of the canon in Western art music, analysis of Russian and Soviet music, music technology and popular music.

Our internationally renowned practice-based researchers are known for their focus on areas of creative collaboration, music genre mixing, embodied performance and cross-artform creativity.

Music Performance and Composition

UQ’s Music School boasts several leading internationally renowned performers, including the Tinalley String Quartet, the Viney-Grinberg Piano Duo, conductor Warwick Potter, and Graeme Morton, recently honoured with the Order of Australia (AM) for service to the arts for his outstanding work on choral performance. Robert Davidson is composer/bassist and founder of Topology, which is a Key Arts Organisation in both the Australia Council and Arts Queensland, and regular tours internationally to venues including New York’s Lincoln Center. Dr Eve Klein’s innovative composition and performance practice integrates new technology and operatic tradition. The School has forged strong and vibrant partnerships with major Australian performance organizations such as Musica Viva, the Australian Youth Orchestra, ABC Classics and the Queensland Music Festival. School staff are actively involved in collaboration with leading composers and performers including Tim Munro, Andrew Ford, Matthew Hindson, The Brodsky Quartet, The Kransky Sisters, and the Southern Cross Soloists.


General Enquiries


Phone: +61 7 3365 4949

Concert Enquiries


Phone: +61 7 3365 3952

Student Support