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Elizabeth Younan

Elizabeth Younan was awarded a CHE Honours bursary during 2015.  She has since graduated with First Class Honours from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, The University of Sydney, having majored in Composition under the tutelage of Carl Vine, AO.  Elizabeth was awarded the 2014 Jean Bogan Youth Prize for Piano Composition by the Newcastle Conservatorium of Music for her set of Persian Preludes, and has also had her work for soprano and vibraphone, 'Winter', performed by Sideband. An avid chorister, Elizabeth has performed with Gondwana Cantique under the direction of Lyn Williams, OAM, the Sydney Conservatorium of Music Chamber Choir, and has toured internationally with the Choir of Christ Church St. Laurence, both under Dr Neil McEwan, AM FRSCM. Elizabeth was also awarded the Sr Mary Gregory Scholarship for piano performance in 2007 by Santa Sabina College.



Peri, Caccini and Monteverdi Orfeo drama: An analysis of the compositional techniques used to express the affect of anguish