Allows students to receive individual lessons, specialist performance classes and participate in a large range of ensembles, which may include chamber music groups, the symphony orchestra, fully-staged operas and cutting-edge new music.
Vocal students also have specialist classes to study acting, languages and movement skills.
Availability & Campus
JO - JoondalupBU - South WestML - Mount LawleyOL - Online
Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts to develop original compositions with different structures, features, and forms.
Demonstrate a broad and coherent body of knowledge with depth in the underlying principles and concepts of composition and music technology, including the definitive musical styles and significant musical and historical events of electronic music, the key composers, composition techniques and recordings of contemporary 21st century music, and the key characteristics of a range of historically significant musical genres.
Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem-solving, and decision making to create, market, and promote major composition performances.
Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for own learning to create a folio of creative works and develop an appreciation of seminal sound artists, musical works, and performances.
Exercise critical thinking and judgement to identify and solve problems during the implementation of compositional theory.
Review, analyse, and synthesise knowledge to recognise and accommodate different musical influences in creative practice.
Successfully communicate knowledge and ideas through composition techniques and concepts in concert with appropriate audio technologies.
Graduates of the classical music program can be found in major opera houses, recital halls and in educational institutions the world over.
Possible future job titles
Soloist, Chorister, Music Teacher, Vocal Coach, Church Musician, Early-Music Performer
This Major can be studied in the following courses