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Pianist, composer and educator, Dr Tony Gould has received many accolades for his contribution to music. This year he was inducted into the Qantas Hall of Fame in the National Bell Awards for Jazz. Since 2000,
- Awarded an Order of Australia for services to Music and Music Education
- Awarded the Australia Council for the Arts prestigious Don Banks Award for Services to Music and Music Education.
- Victorian Award from Australian Music Centre and APRA for service to Music and Music Education.
- Award for Instrumental Work of the Year-AMC/APRA (2009)
- Awarded Sessional Teacher of the Year (Music-Monash University)
- Artist in Residence-Arthur Boyd’s Artist Studio-Bundanon
- Multiple Aria Nominations
Dr Gould has the uncommon distinction of having degrees from three of Melbourne’s most prestigious Universities: a Bachelor of Music from the University of Melbourne, a Master of Arts from Monash University and a Doctor of Philosophy from La Trobe University.
Admission: Members $30 Guests $37.50 (pre-paid only).
Wednesday 7th September 2011
12pm for 12.30pm start
Dr Gould has performed with and accompanied many internationally renowned artists including Clark Terry, Mark Murphy, Ernestine Anderson, Ronnie Scott, David Jones, Don Burrows, John Sangster, Graeme Lyall, John Hoffman and Bobby Shew. He has been guest artist with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Victoria, Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra and appeared as associate artist with the Art Ensemble of Chicago, Dave Brubeck, Sarah Vaughan, the LA Four and many others.
In early 2005 Dr Gould resigned his position as Head (Dean) of and Associate Professor at the School of Music, Victorian College of the Arts to pursue his performance and composition career. He is currently making several new recordings, one with the saxophonist Robert Burke, one with guitarist Stephen Magnusson, one with cellist Imogen Manins, and another with singer Rebecca Barnard. He has just completed two books, as part of the commitment to a Fellowship awarded by the Australia Council for the Arts: Essays on Music and Musicians in Australia, and, The Art of Musical Improvisation: Thoughts and Ideas
RSVP Mon 5 September. Bookings Essential.
For enquiries and to book
Telephone Graduate House 03 9347-3428