Robyn Holmes

Ms Robyn Holmes

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Honorary Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2010


Robyn Holmes is Senior Curator, Pictures & Manuscripts, and formerly Curator of Music and Head of the Music and Dance Branch at the National Library of Australia. She also holds the positions of Deputy Chair of the Music Council of Australia and President of the International Association of Music Libraries and Archives. She has played a major role in envisaging and directing one of the most significant developments in the preservation and propagation of Australian music, the online service Music Australia. She has also taken scholarship from the confines of musicological academy to the public arena in numerous talks, conferences, performances and publications.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian Academy of the Humanities recognises Australia’s First Nations Peoples as the traditional owners and custodians of this land, and their continuous connection to country, community and culture.