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Music Performance Units 3 and 4

Accreditation period 2017-2021

Accreditation expires 31 December 2021.

Study Design

VCE Music Study Design (pdf - 381.33kb)

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Music Performance Units 3 and 4: 2017-2021.

VCE Music Study Design amendment (January 2018)

The VCE Music Study Design comprises:

View VCE Music Performance Units 1 and 2

Music Performance Units 3 and 4

View VCE Music Investigation Units 3 and 4

View VCE Music Style and Composition Units 1-4

 

2019 Prescribed List of Group Works (docx - 202.9kb)
For Units 3-4 Music Investigation and Units 3-4 Music Performance.

2019 Prescribed List of Notated Solo Works
For Music Performance Units 3-4 (from 1 January 2016)

VCAA revised guidelines for text selection (pdf - 199.4kb) (March 2017)

2019 Music Performance Alternative Works Guidelines and Criteria (docx - 97.7kb)
For students wanting to perform works other than those in the prescribed list of works.

Apply for 2019 Music Performance Alternative Works (docx - 101.64kb)

2019 Music Performance Alternative Instruments Guidelines and Criteria (docx - 94.96kb)
For students who wish to select an alternative solo instrument.

Alternative Instrument application advice (docx - 271.17kb)
For Accordion, Highland Drumming, Keyboard Percussion, Lever Harp, Organ – Electronic, Soprano Saxophone, Synthesizer, Tabla and Traditional string instruments (fretted, bowed, plucked).

Apply for 2019 Music Performance Alternative Instruments (docx - 96.89kb)

School-based assessment

View VCE Music Performance School-based Assessment report (docx - 697.46kb).

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View VCE Music Performance examination specifications, past examinations and reports.

Performance examination

Examination specifications (April 2017)

Assessment criteria (pdf - 144.23kb) (April 2017)

Written examination

Examination specifications (pdf - 152.09kb) (Version 2, March 2017)

Sample aural and written examination (pdf - 592.31kb) and audio zip file (zip - 8.15mb) (March 2017)

Support material

Advice for teachers
Learning activities and assessment advice for teachers, including performance descriptions.

Study summary (docx - 111.44kb) (January 2017)
A summary of the VCE Music Study Design for 2017-2021.