Music Solo Performance - Exams and Assessment Reports

Music Performance replaced Music Solo Performance in 2011.

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Exam Specifications and Advice

Performance Exam


Written Exam

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Past Exams and Exam Assessment Reports

Past exams are made available after any copyright issues are finalised. Exam Assessment Reports are prepared by the Chief Assessor and provide feedback on student performance in past examinations. Exam Assessment Reports for written exams contain some answers.

Current Study Design

The following exams relate to the current study design.

YearPast Exams PapersExam Assessment Reports
2010 Exam (pdf - 171.75kb)
Audio zip file (zip - 3.27mb)
Exam - Performance (pdf - 77.46kb)
Exam - Written (pdf - 61.42kb)
2009 Exam (pdf - 184.03kb)
Audio zip file (zip - 707.45kb)
Exam - Performance (pdf - 74.8kb)
Exam - Written (pdf - 70.48kb)
2008 Exam (pdf - 196.05kb)
Audio zip file (zip - 645.2kb)
Exam - Performance (pdf - 63.11kb)
Exam - Written (pdf - 69.67kb)
2007 Exam (pdf - 265.86kb)
Audio zip file (zip - 2.07mb)
Exam - Performance (not  available)
Exam - Written (pdf - 268.62kb) (amended 10 November 2008)
2006 Exam (pdf - 161.09kb)
Audio zip file (zip - 322.22kb)
Exam - Performance (not available)
Exam - Written (pdf - 198.46kb)


Previous Study Designs

Students and teachers should note that, with the introduction of a new study design, the following examinations papers are not necessarily a guide to the current VCE examination in this study.

YearPast Exams PapersExam Assessment Reports
2005 Exam (pdf - 2.04mb)
Audio zip file (zip - 1.34mb)
Exam - Performance (pdf - 55.62kb)
Exam - Written (pdf - 249.81kb) (amended 6 September 2006)
2004 Exam (pdf - 2.78mb)
Audio zip file (zip - 739.9kb)
Exam - Performance (pdf - 59.32kb)
Exam - Written (pdf - 417.22kb)
2003 Exam (pdf - 1.47mb)
Audio zip file (zip - 1.31mb)
Exam - Performance (pdf - 168.71kb)
Exam - Written (pdf - 224.66kb)
2002 Exam (pdf - 1.25mb) Exam - Written (pdf - 133.2kb)
2001 Exam (pdf - 95.43kb) Exam - Written (pdf - 278.29kb)

Each year since 1997 schools have been sent a CD ROM containing that year’s VCE exams and GAT. Please ask the librarian or the VCE Coordinator at your school about access to past exam papers on this CD ROM. Exams prior to 1997 are not available.

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Other Information for VCE Music: Solo Performance

Music Performance replaced Music Solo Performance in 2011.

Curriculum materials relating to VCE Music Performance Units 1 and 2 and VCE Music Performance Units 3 and 4.

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