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Dr Rick Chew

Director, Arts Academy
Program leader, music theatre
Senior lecturer, performing arts

Areas of expertise

  • Music history
  • Music theatre and opera
  • Composition
  • Performing arts
  • Theatre
  • Fine art

Contact details

Email: Rick Chew
Phone: 03 5327 8206
Mobile: 0439 800 167
Campus: Camp Street


Richard Chew is Director of the Arts Academy at Federation University Australia Ballarat. He is an internationally recognised composer of opera, music theatre, solo vocal and choral music.

Richard’s music has been performed, recorded and broadcast in the UK, Europe, the USA and Australia. Notable commissions include works for Welsh National Opera, English National Opera, Vienna Festival, South Bank Centre, London, Young Vic Theatre Company, Lindsay Quartet, Adelaide Festival of Arts and Adelaide Cabaret Festival.

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