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Avondale Conservatorium

Music at Avondale

Avondale Conservatorium places a strong emphasis on wholistic music education. Our program is tailored to your needs. As a music student, you have privileged access to one-on-one tuition with outstanding musical mentors and the opportunity to immerse yourself in solo performance, ensemble performance, musicianship, conducting, improvisation, music history, harmony, keyboard skills, ethnomusicology, music technology, Australian contemporary music and composition. All of our staff members are experienced and engaged with the music industry as performing artists, musical directors and media professionals. With small class sizes, highly-qualified lecturers and visiting professional musicians, we offer an outstanding opportunity to develop your understanding of and love for music, preparing you for a future beyond your degree—whether it be in postgraduate music study, as a music educator or as a performing musician.

Why study with us?

• Weekly one-on-one lessons
• Aural Musicianship
• Harmony and Composition
• History and Musicology
• Independent Research Elective Opportunities
• Various Ensemble Options (Including Vocal, String, Wind, Guitar, and Jazz Ensembles)
• Plus: Conducting, Improvisation Classes, Keyboard Skills, and Music Technology
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) →
Major in music in Avondale’s Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Teaching, a 4-year double degree with career opportunities such as: specialist music teacher in primary or secondary schools, music tutor and/or lecturer.
Bachelor of Arts (Music) →
Major in music in Avondale’s Bachelor of Arts, a 3-year degree with career opportunities such as: music performer, concert agent and/or manager, music tutor and/or lecturer, music critic/reviewer, music administrator, and music researcher.

Avondale Concert Series

Experience it live. Avondale Conservatorium presents an annual Avondale Concert Series to support journeys of transformation through music. Giving to freewill offerings at events in the series supports academic prizes for students. Purchasing an annual subscription gives a 25 per cent discount on ticketed events.
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