Grayson Rotumah

Mr Grayson Rotumah


Elder Conservatorium of Music

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics

My research investigates ways to strengthen, celebrate and promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures through focused curatorial efforts that give voice to the diversity of living, dynamic and growing Indigenous traditions in a global context. I am currently undertaking Phd studies in practice led research, which will incorporate a portfolio of compositions and exegesis that draws on the histories of Bundjalung Country.

Most recently I have been involved in performances of programs of Indigenous songs in Indigenous languages and performed in collaboration with award-winning Indigenous artists; Emily Warrimurra, Marlon X Rulla, Electric Fields and Dem Mob. These cultural performances and presentations have been presented in Barcelona Spain, Bandung Indonesia, Womad UK, Commonwealth Games Brisbane, ZigetFestival Budapest, Tsingtao Beer Festival China, European Championships Glasgow, Speigel tent Edinburgh.

Arts and Health Alliance - Collaborative Research Grant Scheme: Creating resources for Music Therapists to use when engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients and clients.

Kuarna Song Book Revival: Indigenous Languages and Arts (ILA) 

Fine Tuning: A Reconciliation of Indigenous and Western Musical Traditions :ARC - Discovery Indigenous: Focusing on central Australian song lines, the project strengthens our knowledge, understanding and application of the intricate tuning systems that underpin traditional Indigenous musical practices.

Centre for Aboriginal Studies in Music


Community and Culture 

Music Theory & Aural A & B

Performance A & B

Practical Music Study A & B

Bachelor of Music (Popular Music)

Contemporary Musicianship 1A, 1B

Song Writing and Performance 2A - Ensemble Mentor

Contemporary Music in Practice 1, 2 & 3

Music Education

Music Education Theory and Practice 2B

  • Position: Lecturer
  • Phone: 83135795
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  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Schulz, floor Sixth Floor
  • Room: 605
  • Org Unit: Elder Conservatorium of Music

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