Started at UWA: 2005
Winner of an ARIA award for ‘Conversation Ghosts,’ 2013
Awarded Orchestral Work of the Year in the Australasian Performing Rights Association/Australian Music Centre Art Music Awards, 2011
Awarded a Churchill Fellowship, 2008
Composer-in-residence for the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, 2007-2009
The Music Show: James Ledger
Australian composer James Ledger is an open-minded and optimistic artist and creator of 'genre-busting concert music'. He's been going from strength to strength in recent years - from an ARIA award for Conversations With Ghosts, written with singer songwriter Paul Kelly, to a gong at this year's APRA AMCOS Art Music Awards.Read more
Composition lecturer James Ledger goes from strength to strength
Following on from his recent 2011 Art Music Award in the category of ‘Work of the Year: Orchestral' James' composition ‘Chronicles', 2009 has now been voted the Classical Masterpiece in The Monthly magazine's '20 Australian Masterpieces since 2000'.Read more
Conservatorium of Music
The University of Western Australia Conservatorium of Music provides classes and activities that support and promote music in the community for everybody.
Through Music Studies, you have the opportunity to learn music in a variety of ways including performance, composition, history and education.
Master of Music
Pursue your passion with a supervised research experience in the field of music.