The Music Artist stream focuses on creative original music, song writing, performance preparation and collaboration. Music Artists work on individual and group creativity, where performances are not limited to their primary instrument. Students develop fundamental knowledge along with an understanding of essential stylistic elements and the ability to communicate their musical ideas. Solo and collaborated original music is combined with stagecraft skills to feature in performances studies.
Diploma - develop song writing, solo and group performance skills, fundamental theory and aural knowledge, stagecraft skills and music history knowledge. Performance repertoires include original music and songs from relevant contemporary artists. Workshops with local, national and International artists are conducted throughout the year and during project weeks.
Advanced Diploma - creative writing, studio recording, music production techniques and showcase performances become the focus. Performance units feature original music along with creative re-arrangements of previously recorded material. The showcase performances are open to the general public with tickets purchased through the Box Office. The students study professional management and business skills, they self-promote the showcase performances as well as their final recitals. A compilation of original music recorded at Soundfield studios is produced each year.
The Diploma and Advanced Diploma prepare the student for entry into the music industry as a songwriter and/or original music performer with sufficient knowledge and skills to communicate and collaborate with other educated musicians. These qualifications are taught by a select team of experienced educators with proven expertise in the Music Industry.
Bachelor of Music - continues on from the Advanced Diploma, students study the standard Bmus units. The Music Artist focus becomes the completion of an Industry standard, broadcast quality product including professional level recording, engineering and production.
Bachelor of Music prepares students for entry into the music profession. With strengths in performance, composition, musicology and music technology, the course is taught by a staff of scholar-performers whose expertise spans the whole gamut of the music world today.
For further enquiries please contact Student Recruitment on 134 328, or for calls outside Australia, (61 8) 6304 0000.