2019 VCE Music Performance Workshop Outcome 3 – Music Language:  Focus on Analysis

Bookings open March 25 2019!

Date: Sunday 5 May 2019

Time: 9.30am - 1.30pm

Venue: Trinity Grammar School, Arnold Hall, Wellington Street, Kew, Vic, 3101

Suitable for students studying VCE Music Performance Unites 1-4 & their teachers

Based on the brand new analysis textbook Decoding Sound: Music Analysis for the Secondary School (due out 1 May 2019), author Deborah Smith will take you through a range of activities designed to teach you how to analyse music for VCE Music Performance.

The language & skills you need to succeed in Music Analysis

Topics covered in this workshop include:

  1. Understanding and describing the elements of music
  2. What is an expressive outcome?
  3. What is interpretation in performance?
  4. How does interpretation relate to the expressive outcome?
  5. Comparing the interpretation of expressive elements in different performances
  6. Answering and Listening Strategies
  7. Vocabulary for Analysis (Word Lists)
  8. Approaches for Future Practice
  9. How Analysis can help your Performance

Cost: Early Bird Special $70 per student if payment is made by April 19 2019. After this date the price is $90 per student. Teachers accompanying a class attend for free otherwise the student rate applies. No refunds apply after April 19, 2019. Cost includes morning tea and comprehensive notes.