Notice to Schools 6/2017 − 8 February 2017

VCE Season of Excellence 2017 tickets now available

Principals/Directors, VCE Coordinators and Teachers of VCE Art, Dance, VET Dance, Drama, Food and Technology, VET Interactive Digital Multimedia, Media, VET Music, Music Investigation, Music Performance, Music Style and Composition, Product Design and Technology, Studio Arts, Systems Engineering, Theatre Studies and Visual Communication Design

Main Points

Tickets for all VCE Season of Excellence performances, screenings and education forums are now available.

The annual VCE Season of Excellence comprises 12 concerts (Top Class and Top Acts), two exhibitions (Top Designs and Top Arts), and multiple short film screenings (Top Screen), presented in some of Melbourne’s most prestigious cultural venues.

The programs provide an excellent opportunity for current teachers and students to view, and be inspired by, some of the state’s best VCE visual and performing artists from the previous year.

The full Season of Excellence program, including dates, venues and booking details is available online.

Teachers are reminded to book early as space is limited at these events and most concerts and screenings sell out. There will be limited door sales for most events, if tickets are available.

Action Required

Principals/Directors should:

  • advise VCE coordinators, teachers of performing arts, visual art, and design and technology, and VCE students that tickets for the VCE Season of Excellence 2017 are available and selling fast.

Critical Dates

Thursday 9 March to Friday 19 May 2017 − Top Screen at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image

Thursday 23 February to Wednesday 22 March 2017 − Top Class concerts at Melba Hall (University of Melbourne, Parkville and Melbourne Recital Centre

Friday 24 March to Sunday 16 July 2017 − Top Arts exhibition at the Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia

Saturday 18 March to Sunday 16 July 2017 − Top Designs exhibition at Melbourne Museum

Friday 12 May 2017 − Top Acts at Melbourne Recital Centre

Additional Information

For general enquiries contact the Season of Excellence  team.