Music Performance Studies


Course Details

  • ATAR: Yes
  • NTCET Points: 
  • Cost: 

About the Subject

Music Studies allows students to enhance existing musical skills in a thorough exploration of practical, investigation and theory skills.

Students nominate their preferred practical skill to engage in a range of musical experiences , through either performance and/or composition. Equally, students develop their aural, investigative, and analytical understanding of musical elements through a range of literacy tasks. This combination of study modes, students are able to develop a deeper understanding of musical form and structure.


Students demonstrate their learning through the following assessment types:

School Based AssessmentWeighting
Musical Literacy (3 tasks)30%
Creative Works40%
External Assessment

External Assessment


The examination focuses on aural, analysis, harmony and compositional skill demonstration. 

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