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Student Resources

The Conservatorium of Music provides a range of information and support materials for our current students. Browse our online resources below. If you can't find what you are looking for, please contact us.

Con Timetable

Please download a copy of the relevant semester's timetable for all details concerning Conservatorium unit offerings.

Unless otherwise indicated students should assume the rooms listed for any particular activity to be at the Conservatorium of Music.

Timetables are subject to change, and possibly at very short notice.

Con Student Handbooks and Guidebooks

Requests and Permission Forms

Useful Websites

Carington Smith Library

The Carington Smith Library houses the art, design and music collections, and supports the teaching, study, practice and research needs of staff and students of the School of Creative Arts and Media. The Library is located on the first floor of the Centre for the Arts on Hobart's historic waterfront in Hunter Street.

Contact Information:

Library phone number: +61 3  6226 4376
Library email:
Postal address: Private Bag 56, Hobart 7001

Music Library>Subject Guide>Music

This page is an excellent starting point for research. It includes suggestions on where to start your research, how to find books and journal articles on your subject, as well as links to important music databases such as I.I.M.P and RILM

RILM - Abstracts of Music Literature

From Mozart to Motown, from liturgy to music therapy, from elementary music education to advanced music theory, RILM is the first stop for the researcher who wants clear, verified bibliographic information, fully cited, abstracted, and indexed.

UTAS Library E-Journals

The alphabetical list of all the electronic journals to which the University of Tasmania Library subscribes.

This list includes hundreds of journals in dozens of different subject areas. Each title in the list links to the e-journal home page. If you don't want to browse through all the titles, trying searching under 'M' for Musicology or 'J' for Journal of or 'I' for International Journal of. Once you have located a useful journal, write down the title or the website address. If using your own computer, bookmark the site.

The Musicological Society of Australia

The Musicological Society of Australia exists to foster greater understanding and valuing of music, musical thinking and musical life by:

  • Providing an Australian forum for communication about music
  • Encouraging excellence in music research and research training
  • Facilitating the dissemination of the outcomes of music research

The Musicological Society of Australia - Tasmanian Chapter organises regular talks by keynote speakers approximately every month during University semesters (1 and 2). For further information, please email or visit the MSA Tasmanian Chapter on Facebook.

International Musicological Society

The International Musicological Society (IMS) was founded in 1927 in Basle, where it has its headquarters ever since. It is a member of the Conseil International de la Philosophie et des Sciences Humaines (CIPSH), a branch organization of the UNESCO. Its purpose is the advancement of musicological research on the basis of international co-operation.

Australian Music Centre

The Australian Music Centre is the leading provider of information, publications and scores relating to Australian music.


APRA is a non-profit association that collects and distributes Australian and New Zealand copyright royalties for music creators and publishers from around the world.

Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

The TSO also pays regularly at a wide variety of community events around the State and TSO members form an integral part of the Tasmanian arts community, participating in teaching, performance and new music activities in addition to their orchestral responsibilities.

Australian Music Examinations Board

We provide a graded system of exams in music, speech and drama, and dance, with nationally and internationally recognised qualifications. Exams can help achieve learning goals, provide recognition for hard work, and even contribute to TCE points. Our quality publications are of the highest editorial standard and our syllabuses are designed to support teachers and learners of all ages and abilities.

The AMEB Tasmania team is here to help with any queries you may have regarding the exams. Please get in touch to find out how we can help you with your artistic endeavours.
(03) 6226 7337
Private Bag 57
Hobart 7001

The Australia Council

The Australia Council is a service organisation enriching the life of the nation by supporting and promoting the practice and enjoyment of the arts.

Arts Tasmania

Arts Tasmania forms part of the Department of Tourism, Parks, Heritage and the Arts.
It encompasses both the Departmental functions of the State arts agency and Secretariat functions for the Tasmanian Arts Advisory Board in its peer assessment and policy development roles.
Arts Tasmania has responsibility for the development of integrated policy and planning for arts and culture in Tasmania.

The Arts Law Centre of Australia

Arts Law gives preliminary advice and information to artists and arts organisations across all art forms on a wide range of arts related legal and business matters including contracts, copyright, business names and structures, defamation, insurance and employment.