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VCE Music Performance

https://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/curriculum/vce/vce-study-designs/music/Pages/Index.aspx

Is this subject available for acceleration? YES

Music is an integral part of all cultures from the earliest of times, expressing and reflecting human experience. Music learning requires students’ active engagement in the practices of listening, performing and composing. An education in Music encourages the ability to coordinate both creative and critical thinking skills to achieve set goals.

This study enables students to:         

  • Develop and practise musicianship
  • Perform, compose, arrange and improvise music from diverse styles and traditions
  • Engage with diverse music genres, styles, contexts and practices
  • Communicate understanding of cultural, stylistic, aesthetic and expressive qualities and characteristics of music
  • Explore and expand personal music interests, knowledge and experiences
  • Use imagination, creativity and personal and social skills in music making
  • Access pathways for further education, training and employment in music
  • Use electronic and digital technologies in making and sharing music and communicating ideas about music

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Unit 1 – Performance
  • Area of Study 1 – Performance
  • Area of Study 2 – Preparing for Performance
  • Area of Study 3 – Music Language

 

Unit 2 – Performance
  • Area of Study 1 – Performance
  • Area of Study 2 – Preparing for Performance
  • Area of Study 3 – Music Language
  • Area of Study 4 – Organisation of Sound

 

Unit 3 – Performance
  • Area of Study 1 – Performance
  • Area of Study 2 – Preparing for Performance
  • Area of Study 3 – Music Language

 

Unit 4 – Performance
  • Area of Study 1 – Performance
  • Area of Study 2 – Preparing for Performance
  • Area of Study 3 – Music Language

 

Skills
  • Performance – Students will present a range of musical works as a soloist and as a member of a group ensemble in front of an audience of peers and the greater school community.
  • Musicianship – Students will undergo in-depth training in music theory, analysis, composition and music craft in order to better understand the underlying concepts within performance repertoire and to better develop themselves as whole musicians
  • Critical Listening – Develop a critical ear and hone skills in dissecting music aurally
  • Leadership and Teamwork – Working together towards a shared goal is one of the cornerstones of any musical group: students will develop leadership and team working skills in music rehearsals
  • Self-Management – In order to progress in the craft of music, students will learn how to effectively manage their time and work with teachers to create individualized learning plans. This critical skill has unique applications in music but is beneficial to all rigorous academic courses.

 

Associated subjects
  • Drama

 

Music Performance is considered a performance subject for selection purposes.

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