Events

Invite Deborah to your school to give a workshop directly tailored to your teachers (classroom music and/ or instrumental) and/or your students.

Throughout the year, Deborah runs several online courses for music teachers and their students.
Click here for information about the VMPC - VCE Musicianship Preparation Course - for all VCE Music Performance students and their students.
Click here for information about the 10 Weeks of Solfa course - an introduction to solfa, rhythm names and the other music education tools used to become truly musically literate.

Deb also offers individual professional learning for Secondary School classroom music teachers and will happily give you a call to organise a chat or visit to help you get the most out of the "Musicianship & Aural Training for the Secondary School" resources. Click here to request a call from Deb.



2019 Workshops:

2019 Introduction to VCE Music Performance Aural and Theory

Deborah Smith, author of the highly successful ‘Musicianship & Aural Training for the Secondary School’ text book and CD series, presents an interactive lecture and workshop for students studying VCE Music Performance (Units 1 & 2 or 3 & 4).
Using a range of tools such as solfa, singing & rhythm names, Deborah will provide an overview of the Theory and Aural comprehension (Outcome 3 – Musicianship) components of VCE Music Performance along with advice on how to learn and improve in all these areas:

Suitable for students studying VCE Music Performance & their teachers

More information coming early 2019!


2019 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.

Suitable for students studying VCE Music Performance & their teachers

Aural/Theory/Analysis

Aural/Theory

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

Analysis

  • Suitable vocabulary for the analysis of the elements of music;
  • Interpretation and its effect on expressiveness in performance;
  • Comparison of interpretation questions and techniques;
  • Listening strategies for “unheard” works.

More information coming early 2019!