by Peter Tregear
PUBLISHED 1st FEBRUARY
Platform Paper 38
PETER TREGEAR is a prize-winning performer, author and music academic. A doctoral graduate of King’s College Cambridge, he has held teaching positions in both the UK and Australia. In July 2012 he was appointed Head of School and Professor of Music at the School of Music of the Australian National University.
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Currency House is a not-for-profit association dedicated to stimulating, enriching and advancing the quality and enjoyment of the Australian performing arts.
Our mission is to reassert the value of the performing arts to public life in a climate of change; and to employ the tools of the modern world to do it.
• We publish Platform Papers, an informed quarterly essay series seeking new directions in music, theatre, dance, arts and entertainment, film, television, cultural policy, advocacy. copyright and defamation, arts training and innovation, the creative economy, race relations, young people’s theatre, digital arts.
• We present Arts and Public Life breakfasts to seek common ground between the business community and arts governance. Our speakers’ addresses are posted on the website.
• We publish books and articles on Australian culture, including Indigenous, convict and colonial history that document the contribution of performers to public life
• We conduct public forums and debates on these issues
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Jo Smith is Executive Director of the Australian Guild of Screen Composers.
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