Queensland Conservatorium of Music

Queensland Conservatorium of Music

Name: Queensland Conservatorium of Music

Time: 1957 - ?

Epoch: Late 20th Century

Category: Peformance, Visual Art, and Music

Institution Category: Informing

Institution Group: Public Community Education

Coordinates: -27.4831666666667, 153.025333333333

Street Address: Queensland Conservatorium of Music, South Brisbane Town Hall, Vulture Street, South Brisbane

Suburb: South Brisbane

Sector: State

Local Study Area: West End-South Brisbane-North Woolloongabba

Study Stage: MBSH Stage 3 Local Study Areas

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The Queensland Conservatorium of Music was established by the state government and opened on 18 February 1957, with English composer William Lovelock as Director (1957–1959). The School was originally located in South Brisbane Town Hall.

Geographic Description 1: Inside The Green Belt

Geographic Description 2: Brisbane River

Geographic Description 3: Flood Plains; Hills; Ridgeline (Slopes off)


Shaw, Barry; Metcalf, William James. (ed) Brisbane: Training, Teaching and Turmoil: Tertiary Education 1825-2018, Brisbane History Group, Salisbury, Qld, Boolarong Press, Moorooka, Qld, 2018.

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Keith Gascoin and Dr. William Lovelock at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music in Brisbane, 1959. State Library of Queensland