Guitar Perspectives is an international festival, academic conference and yearly concert series at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (MCM), part of the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music at The University of Melbourne. 

Since 2012, Guitar Perspectives has promoted the diversity and excellence of concert guitarists showcasing a range of contemporary and classical musical styles.​



Conservatorium Postgraduate Guitar Showcase  

Friday April 23, 2021 from 7pm - 8pm.

This is a free event but bookings are required: Bookings here

PhD and Masters guitar students (classical, cavaquinho, flamenco, lute and 7 string) present this showcase of music tied to their postgraduate research at the Conservatorium of Music. 

Current MCM students Adam May (cavaquinho), Gerard Mapstone (flamenco), Max Rudd (7 string guitar), Alejandro Duque (classical guitar), Sophie Marcheff (classical guitar), Casey Fitzpatrick (lute) and Tom Stewart-Toner (classical guitar).

Leading Edge Guitar Ensemble - Homenaje

Friday, May 28 from 7pm - 8.30pm

This is a free event but bookings are required: Bookings here

The MCM Leading Edge Guitar Ensemble perform works by Manuel de Falla, Claude Debussy, Steve Goss and more. The ensemble is directed by Head of Guitar, Dr. Ken Murray and features undergraduate guitar students of MCM.


Trailer: Guitar Perspectives Winter Celebration 2019



The MCM is located at the Ian Potter Southbank Centre

43 Sturt Street, Southbank VIC 3006 Australia