About Music performance

Music performance at Melbourne is your pathway to an array of opportunities, concerts and master classes with distinguished national and international performers.

With a strong focus on individual instrumental or vocal development, there are many opportunities for collaborative music-making under the guidance of our highly experienced teachers.

Begin your career at the cutting-edge of your field with practical music and performance subjects designed to support the development of your musicianship, technique and stagecraft.

Discover the Performance major

Get an overview of the Performance major in our Bachelor of Music with this video showcasing our extensive performance program.

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Why study at the University of Melbourne

Industry-ready skills

Industry-ready skills

Participate in a comprehensive ensemble program in Australia – with options including a Symphony Orchestra, Gamelan, Big Band, Wind Symphony, Baroque Ensemble, Chinese Music Ensemble and more.

Taught by leading experts

Taught by leading experts

Each year the performance area hosts a wide array of concerts and master classes given by distinguished national and international performers and teachers.

Practical skills

Practical skills

Enjoy many performance opportunities during your weekly instrument classes, concert practice classes and ensemble performances that occur regularly throughout the semester.

Hear from our students

Find out what motivated our current students to choose Melbourne, and the impact studying with us has had on their lives and careers.

I've also really enjoyed the diversity of the class: everyone makes a different type of music, everyone’s practice is continually evolving and pushing things into different perspectives for me.

Tilly Webb, Bachelor of Music (Interactive Composition)

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Please speak to our expert staff to discover more about our learning opportunities and get support with your application.