Drouin Secondary College - Course Selection

12 VCE Music Performance (12AMP1)

The Course

Units 1 to 4 of Music Performance build on the practical skills, theoretical and aural knowledge and written analysis capacity acquired in the previous unit, gradually increasing in difficulty. Students will undertake private tuition for their chosen instrument and prepare performances for teachers, peers and parents, including an assessed performance at the end of each unit. Students will study theory, both written and aural, during classes as well as develop vocabulary and analytical skills for responding to musical excerpts. 

 

The maturity level of topics studied will be appropriate for students aged 16 and above.

Unit 3 Topics

Unit 4 Topics

Learning and Assessment Activities

Units 3 & 4 School Assessed Coursework:

Exams: 

These units lead to

Music courses: Diploma of Music, Bachelor of Music Careers: Teaching/Education/Performance/Musicology/Composition, Music Industry Jobs (Performance and Composition), Music Therapy.

Special considerations

Private instrumental tuition is required for students undertaking Music Performance or Music Investigation – this can be arranged through the school or through an external instrumental teacher in consultation with the classroom teacher.

Costs involved

Private instrumental tuition is required for students undertaking Music Performance or Music Investigation. This can be arranged through the school at no cost or through an external instrumental teacher in consultation with the classroom teacher. Tuition from an external instrumental teacher will have a cost, which will vary depending on teacher rates.

Materials required

For further information see...

Ms Stewart, Mrs Gunning

Study design link

http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/Documents/vce/music/musicSD2011-2015.pdf

https://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/Pages/vce/studies/music/musicperformunits3-4/musicperformunits3-4index.aspx