Faculty of Fine Arts and Music at the University of Melbourne
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This webinar is the second in the Australian Centre’s 2023 Critical Public Conversations series: Country, Climate, Colonialism.
In settler colonial states like Australia, the doctrine of discovery that dispossessed Indigenous Peoples of their lands also took their waters. Although land rights have been the subject of sustained law and policy focus, the original water theft of colonisation and the erroneous assumption of aqua nullius remains almost entirely unacknowledged and largely unaddressed, undermining the legitimacy of water law and governance. This legitimacy problem is intertwined with a more widespread failure of water law: to deliver ecologically sustainable water management. This presentation will highlight the work of Indigenous Peoples in the settler state of Victoria to develop new pathways to water justice, and show how their leadership has influenced the policy commitments of the settler state government in their 2022 policy document ‘Water is Life’.
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This recital is presented as part of the Hanson Dyer Hall Concert Series. All concerts in this series can also be streamed live via our website.
A recital featuring Joel Brennan (Associate Professor - Trumpet and Deputy Associate Dean (Research)), Derek Jones (Associate Professor - Flute and Head of Woodwinds) and Jerry Wong (Associate Professor - Piano and Head of Keyboard). The repertoire will consist of all living Australian composers. Four of the seven composers are Conservatorium staff members. One work will be a world premiere and another an Australian premiere.
The repertoire involving flute and trumpet is all intended to eventually be recorded and released on commercial CDs
Joel Brennan, trumpet
Derek Jones, flute
Jerry Wong, piano
Light Form for Trumpet and Piano
Sunrise Over Silverleaves for Trumpet and Piano
Silken Weave for Trumpet and Piano
Sonata for Flute and Piano
Bali Moods for Flute and Piano
Glisten for solo piano
Three Mini Concert Etudes
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