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
UWA musician and Paul Kelly win ARIA award
UWA's James Ledger and Australian musician Paul Kelly have been awarded Best Classical Album in the 2019 ARIA Awards for the album Thirteen Ways to Look at Birds.Read more
James Ledger on Thirteen Ways to Look at Birds
UWA's James Ledger chats about his avian collaboration with singer-songwriter Paul Kelly, which features settings of poetry by the likes of Judith Wright, Emily Dickinson and John Keats.Read more
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
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 innovate, create, and expand your knowledge through performance, composition or musicology.
Master of Music
Pursue your passion with a supervised research experience in the field of music.