August 26, 2018 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Australian University, Phillipa Brazil Theatre
115 Victoria Parade
Bookings Office and enquiries: Stockdale ACS
03 9254 1000

2018 VCE Aural & Written Exam Preparation Day – Music Performance

With Deborah Smith author of the highly successful ‘Musicianship & Aural Training for the Secondary School’ text book and CD series & Jennifer Gillan, specialist music teacher at VCASS, author of “Music Analysis – Listening Beyond Hearing”.

Suitable for students studying VCE Music Performance & their teachers.  Teachers accompanying a class attend for free.

Topics covered include:


  • Terms & Requirements;
  • Question essentials;
  • Future practice ideas.


  • Key knowledge & skills;
  • The answering process;
  • Practice questions;
  • Exam strategies.


  • Suitable vocabulary for the analysis of the elevments of music;
  • Interprepation and its effect on expressiveness in performance;
  • Comparision of interpretation questions and techniques;
  • Listening strategies for "unheard" works

When: Sunday, August 26th 2018

Time:  9:30am – 4:00pm

Venue: Australian University, Phillipa Brazil Theatre, 115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, 3065

Cost:   $80 per student if paid before 10 August. After this date fee per student is $100

Please Note:

  • Morning tea included, BYO lunch
  • Comprehensive set of notes provided
  • No refunds will apply after 12 August 2018.

Online bookings via trybooking (preferred) : https://www.trybooking.com/VQRX

PDF booking form with more information: https://dsmusic.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/VCE_booking_form_august_2018.pdf

Bookings Office and enquiries:

Stockdale ACS
3/6 Atherton Road, Oakleigh VIC 3166
Phone: 03 9254 1000 Fax: 03 8610 1936
Email: dsmusicbookings@gmail.com  

More information on workshops offered can be found on the website: https://dsmusic.com.au/events/