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Studying music at WAAPA means embarking on a life that brings joy and fulfilment to performers and audiences alike. WAAPA provides an inspirational environment of exceptional teaching, networking possibilities and an unmatched range of performance possibilities – it is where students learn how to turn their love of music into a professional career.

WAAPA Music students follow a specialised performance-based curriculum in their chosen area, in addition to studying a common core of history and theoretical studies. With over 100 evening concerts per year and three busy lunchtime concert series, as well as special events, tours, masterclasses, visiting guest artists, and the opportunity to perform for various musicals and opera seasons, WAAPA is an exciting and vibrant place of learning.

WAAPA’s full-time lecturers are internationally renowned in their respective fields and are augmented by part-time staff who are fully engaged in the industry. The music courses are recognised both nationally and internationally, and graduates can be found producing ARIA-winning albums, performing in major symphony orchestras, topping the charts, touring the world as solo artists, writing music for film and television or in many of the new and exciting careers open to musicians today.


WAAPA offers four year and one year, full-time music courses in the following disciplines:

More information

For further enquiries please contact Future Students on 134 328, or for calls outside Australia, (61 8) 6304 0000.

If you would like to know more about WAAPA courses, please visit the WAAPA Study areas web page.

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