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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)

2020 VCE Music Performance Alternative Works Guidelines and Criteria
For students wanting to perform works other than those in the prescribed list of works.

Application for 2020 VCE Music Performance Alternative Works

2020 VCE Music Performance Alternative Instruments Guidelines and Criteria
For students who wish to select an alternative solo instrument.

Application for 2020 VCE Music Performance Alternative Instrument 
For Accordion, Highland Drumming, Keyboard Percussion, Lever Harp, Organ – Electronic, Soprano Saxophone, Synthesizer, Tabla and Traditional string instruments (fretted, bowed, plucked).

VCE Music Performance Alternative Instruments Resource
This resource is designed to assist students  and teachers with applications for approval to use an alternative instrument  for solo performance in VCE Music Performance.

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.