• Total units 24 Units
  • Specialisation code MUP2-SPEC
  • Academic career Postgraduate
Music Performance II Specialisation

The opportunity to focus on your passion, develop your technical expertise, and build your performance experience is every musician’s dream.

At the ANU School of Music, it’s just another day at uni.

As a Master of Music student specialising in music performance, you will be mentored by world-class music teachers, graduating with professional-level musicianship in both solo and ensemble contexts.

The ANU School of Music was the first purpose-built music school in Australia, and offers you access to magnificent facilities, including Llewellyn Hall, which regularly hosts concerts by national and international soloists and ensembles.

The music performance specialisation is available for a range of instruments, depending on staff availability. Contact the School to see which instruments are currently available.

Career opportunities
The Master of Music specialising in Music Performance II will advance your career as a professional performer, scholar and teacher, and in a range of roles in the traditional and emerging creative industries.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
  1. pose complex research questions relating to music performance;
  2. investigate these questions creatively, critically, ethically, and independently through music performance;
  3. place these questions in the context of the relevant intellectual tradition; and
  4. communicate their responses to these questions to both specialist and non-specialist audiences with a technically outstanding professional-level public performance, which is supported by a verbal explanation.
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This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:

18 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
MUSI8004 Graduate Music Performance 3 12
MUSI8011 Articulating Music Practice 6

6 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
MUSI8007 Graduate Music Professional Practice Project 1 6
MUSI8008 Graduate Music Professional Practice Project 2 6
MUSI8009 Graduate Music Research Project 1 6
MUSI8010 Graduate Music Research Project 2 6
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