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Performance Stream

MajorYear: 2017

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**This information only applies to students who commenced the Bachelor of Music degree Prior to 2016**

The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music is one of the most vibrant centres for undergraduate and graduate performance study in Australia. The Conservatorium’s performance staff are all internationally recognised teachers and performers who bring a wealth of experience to our Performance program. Performance is an integral component of the Bachelor of Music.

Individual lessons, instrument classes and concert practice form the basis of the performance curriculum, with a strong focus on individual instrumental or vocal development together with a opportunities for collaborative music-making. Students learn from highly experienced teachers who assist in developing instrumental or vocal potential to the fullest.

Students participate in one of the most extensive ensemble programs in Australia, with options including the University of Melbourne Orchestra, Javanese Gamelan, Big Band, Wind Symphony, World Music Choir and many instrumental, vocal, new music and early music ensembles, as well as an extensive chamber music program.

The performance area also hosts a wide array of concerts and masterclasses given by distinguished national and international performers and teachers. Students experience many performance opportunities in the weekly instrument classes, concert practice classes and ensemble performances that occur regularly throughout the semester.

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Last updated: 19 October 2018