Bachelor of Music (Performance)
- CRICOS Code: 058837J
- VTAC Code: 3800638231
- International VTAC Code: 3800638233
Where will this take me?
Whichever major you choose to pursue in the Bachelor of Music, you will enjoy a wide range of employment options in a range of different industries. Explore some of the careers our graduates have moved into after graduating below.
Careers in: Music Performance
While the logical path is to become a performing musician, the Music Performance major is your pathway to a range of employment options, including:
- Orchestral musician
- Sessional musician for film, television, live shows, theatre or recording sessions
- Soloist, ensemble member, accompanist, chamber musician
- Opera singer
- Chorus member
- Concert agent
- Concert manager
- Studio or classroom music teacher
- Music administrator
- Audio technician
- Music producer or sound engineer
- Radio broadcaster or programmer.
Further study options
You have the flexibility to enter the workforce straight from your undergraduate degree, or you may choose to progress to a fourth-year Honours degree.
Honours is an intensive and highly specialised one-year program designed to draw together your previous studies and focus your knowledge, skills and intellect, allowing you to master your field of knowledge and create a pathway into advanced graduate study options in music.
Meet Danna Yun
In 2019, the University of Melbourne gave 30 students and alumni their first commission, to celebrate the power of artistic minds and the launch of our redeveloped Southbank campus. Here, alum Danna Yun (Bachelor of Music (PCME) 2016) talks about the making of her work Riddle for String Ensemble and what she's been been doing since graduating.