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Performance VET Specialisation

Code VSAAAS

Prepares students for a range of careers through an authentic learning environment with an emphasis on traditional approaches.

Students develop their skills through performance workshops, ensembles, aural development, theory, music technology, history and performance practice. During their study students have access to workshops and performances by leading visiting artists, and have special access to WAAPA's rehearsal spaces and practice rooms. Students learn in a multi-disciplinary academy, and have access to hundreds of outstanding performances across all art forms over the course of the year.

Code

VSAAAS

Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

Details

Structure

Students undertaking the Classical Performance stream should complete the following units:

Year 1 - Full Year

Aural
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMLT501Refine aural perception skills
Performance
Unit Code Unit Title
BSBCRT501Originate and develop concepts
CUAMPF506Present live audition programs
CUAMPF507Provide musical leadership in performance
CUAMPF406Perform music as a soloist
Theory
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMLT403Develop skills in analysis of functional harmony
CUAMLT401Notate music for performance
CUAMPF410Perform music from written notation
History
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAWRT503Write about music
Ensemble Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMPF401Rehearse music for group performances
CUAMPF404Perform music as part of a group
OHS
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAPPR505Establish and maintain safe creative practice
Ensemble Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMPF501Prepare a program for performance
CUAMPF505Develop technical skills and expand repertoire

Ensemble Semester 2

Year 1 - Term 4

Copyright
Unit Code Unit Title
CUACMP501Manage copyright arrangements
Professional Management
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAIND402Provide freelance services

Students undertaking the Contemporary Performance stream should complete the following units:

Year 1 - Full Year

Ensemble
Unit Code Unit Title
BSBCRT501Originate and develop concepts
CUAMPF401Rehearse music for group performances
CUAMPF501Prepare a program for performance
CUAMPF404Perform music as part of a group
Second Study
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMPF408Develop performance techniques on a second instrument
Songwriting
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMCP401Develop techniques for arranging music
CUAMCP402Develop techniques for composing music
CUAMCP501Compose music using electronic media
Stagecraft
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMPF402Develop and maintain stagecraft skills
Theory
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMLT401Notate music for performance
Aural
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMLT501Refine aural perception skills
History
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAWRT503Write about music
Ensemble
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMPF505Develop technical skills and expand repertoire

Year 1 - Semester 1

OHS
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAPPR505Establish and maintain safe creative practice

Year 1 - Term 4

Copyright
Unit Code Unit Title
CUACMP501Manage copyright arrangements
Professional Management
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAIND402Provide freelance services

Students undertaking the Jazz Performance stream should complete the following units:

Year 1 - Full Year

Second Study
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMPF408Develop performance techniques on a second instrument
Aural
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMLT501Refine aural perception skills
Theory
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMLT403Develop skills in analysis of functional harmony
History
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAWRT503Write about music
Improvisation
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMPF504Perform improvisation for audiences
CUAMPF505Develop technical skills and expand repertoire
Music Software
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMCP501Compose music using electronic media
Ensemble Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMPF401Rehearse music for group performances
CUAMPF404Perform music as part of a group
CUAMPF410Perform music from written notation
OHS and Wellness
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAPPR505Establish and maintain safe creative practice
Ensemble Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title
BSBCRT501Originate and develop concepts
CUAMPF406Perform music as a soloist
CUAMPF501Prepare a program for performance

Year 1 - Term 4

Copyright
Unit Code Unit Title
CUACMP501Manage copyright arrangements
Professional Management
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAIND402Provide freelance services

For more detailed unit information for this VET Specialisation take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Related Courses

This VET Specialisation can be studied in the following courses

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